Past, Present & Future of the Car Industry in Pakistan 2022

Interview with Motor Industry Exec & Author Murtaza Mandviwalla

I meet with third-generation car industry executive, Murtaza Mandviwalla, Chairman of Mandviwalla Motors and author of a new book, ‘Steering the Pakistani Wheel’ which chronicles the first 100 years of cars and motoring in Pakistan, the extraordinary but failed attempts at a home-grown car industry, the present trends and the future. This fascinating podcast/interview provides an in-depth look at the automotive scene from a business as well as a cultural perspective. 

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New Book on the History of the Automobile in Pakistan

Extraordinary first book that chronicles car culture and history in the 75-year-old country

There’s a new book out, authored by Murtaza Y Mandviwalla, that charts the history of the car and motoring in Pakistan. Titled ‘Steering the Pakistan Wheel’ it chronicles the 100 plus years of the car industry but particularly its impact on Pakistan and its own 75-year history. The book is said to be full of exciting stories, honest reflections and current challenges.

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Kevin Hart’s 1000bhp muscle car

Plus Who’s at Fault if a Driverless Car Crashes, EVs & Bronco Raptor

When it comes to car news, it’s been relatively quiet recently. But suddenly – the car world has gone crazy! Lots going on in the automotive world at the moment so I thought in this video, I’d bring you guys an essential round-up of car stuff you really need to know. We’ll look at why there aren’t enough new cars to go around, new – and old – electric cars that are in the pipeline – or should I say cable – and a bunch of dirty old-school motors, including the Bronco Raptor and Hollywood star, Kevin Hart’s latest muscle car!

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Seven Least Likely Automotive Predictions for 2020

Here’s what definitely, positively, certainly will not happen next year. Probably.

I dropped my crystal ball, it shattered internally and now it’s more crystallised than crystal clear. It doesn’t matter; the world is topsy-turvy and there is a massive disturbance in the Force. Well, at least a major upset, worthy of at least a couple of swigs of Pepto-Bismol I’d wager, especially if you’re reading this after Christmas dinner, enthroned upon the old Armitage Shanks!

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Southern Group of Motoring Writers Annual Beaulieu Classic Event

I can’t wait for this amazing writers group event happening soon!

Earlier this year I was very honoured to be granted membership to the esteemed Southern Group of Motoring Writers (SGMW) which I’m told, and I absolutely believe, is the best automotive writers group of them all in the UK! Heck, let’s just say The World!

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Secret to success when the market is down

How can you succeed when every else is down in the dumps?

The automotive market in the United Arab Emirates has been pretty depressed over the last few years, and 2018 has been particularly bad so far. Most manufacturers have been pretty candid about how dismal things are for them. Except one. Nissan Middle East.

Nissan Middle East boss Juergen Schmitz

Nissan’s secret sauce for success was revealed to me by MD Juergen Schmitz. Click over now to watch my video revelation on how Nissan Middle East is not only bullish and confident, but has actually registered growth and sales increase in a market that is over 30% down.

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