Word on the street is Ghandhara Nissan is to restart its operations in Pakistan after a gap of almost 8 years by launching the affordable budget car, Datsun Go!
According to a source, the Engineering Development Board (EDB) and Board of Investment (BOI) Ghandhara Nissan have held talks with one another. As result, the conclusion lea to an agreement where Ghandhara Nissan’s business plan will be treated as a Brownfield investment.
This will allow Nissan to legally import vehicle parts at a cost-effective rate within Pakistan so that the company can produce budget-friendly cars. Not only that, but Nissan’s entry in the automotive sector means that there will be over 1800 job positions to fill.
An initial investment of $200 million will be made by the manufacturer. The company’s Pakistan plant has been inactive since 2010, thus the brownfield status.
Datsun Go in Pakistan
Currently, there are 6 different variants available under Datsun Go. According to Nissan, the company plans to invest Rs 4.5 million in the first 4 years to produce Datsuns.
The Go is a popular hatchback and can do wonders for the Pakistani market. Currently, the car is offering 5 global variants.
The Datsun is a 5-door car with a 1200 cc 1.2L engine and the following features;
- Auxiliary input for Aux cable
- USB connectivity
- Portrait and Landscape options for phone docking station.
- 360⁰ Air Conditioning Vents
- Adjustable front seats
- Front driver’s airbag
- Remote Trunk Opener
- Remote Fuel Lid Opener and several other features
Datsun Go Pictures
Here’s what the Datsun Go looks like;
Datsun Go Price
Datsun Go is expected to be priced at PKR 560,000 in Pakistan.
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