Ghandhara Industries

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Ghandhara Industries Ltd.
Joint venture
Traded asPSXGHNI
IndustryAutomotive
Founded1963
HeadquartersKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Key people
Ahmad Kuli Khan Khattak (CEO)
ProductsAutomobiles
WebsiteOfficial website

Ghandhara Industries (Urdu: گندھارا صنعتوں‎) is a Pakistani truck and bus manufacturer based in Karachi, Pakistan since 1963.[1] Ghandhara Industries is the authorized assembler and manufacturer of Isuzu vehicles in Pakistan.[2]

History[edit]

Ghandhara Industries was established in Karachi by the General Motors Overseas Distribution and later acquired on 23 February 1963 by Habibullah Khan Khattak who renamed it to Ghandhara Industries Limited.[1] The government nationalized Ghandhara Industries in 1972 and renamed it to National Motors. In 1992, Bibojee Services acquired National Motors and adopted its original name. The major business activities of the company are progressive manufacturing, assembling and marketing Isuzu trucks and buses at its plant in S.I.T.E., Karachi.[3]

In 2017, Ghandhara Industries made it to 'Forbes Asia's 200 Best Under A Billion list' of companies.[4][1]

Products[edit]

(Double Cab/Pickup Truck)

N series/Isuzu Elf trucks[edit]

  • Isuzu NHR55[3]
  • Isuzu NKR55
  • Isuzu NPR66
  • Isuzu NPS71[3]

F series/Isuzu Forward trucks and prime movers[edit]

  • Isuzu FTR33
  • Isuzu FVR34/90
  • Isuzu FVZ[3]
  • Isuzu FVZ340 HD
  • Isuzu FTS33H[3]

Buses/coaches[edit]

  • NKR55 Microbus[3]
  • NPR66 Minicoach
  • MT133/MT134 (Passenger Bus)[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Profile of Ghandhara Industries on Forbes.com business website Published 18 July 2018, Retrieved 5 May 2019
  2. ^ Ghadhara Industries' Jan-Mar profit up 20% The Express Tribune (newspaper), Published 29 April 2017, Retrieved 5 May 2019
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Profile and stock quote of Ghandhara Industries on Financial Times (UK business newspaper) Retrieved 5 May 2019
  4. ^ 5 Pakistani companies make it to Forbes Asia's 200 Best Under A Billion list (includes Ghandhara Industries) The Express Tribune (newspaper), Published 31 July 2017, Retrieved 5 May 2019
  5. ^ Ghandhara launches Isuzu pickup The Express Tribune (newspaper), Published 21 February 2019, Retrieved 5 May 2019
  6. ^ Ghandhara Industries to Launch Isuzu D-MAX in Pakistan propakistani.pk website, Retrieved 5 May 2019

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