LAHORE (APP) - Acceptance of any proposal to import reconditioned auto-vehicles will crush the local automobile and vender industry. It was stated by Iftikhar Ali Malik, Former Chairman, Pakistan Automobile Spare Parts Importers & Dealers Association (PASPIDA) & Former President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) in a press release here Tuesday. He said that import of vehicles in any shape will stop the value addition process in auto vendor industry. Deletion by tractor & automobile industry so far achieved with investment of billions of rupees will go waste. Unemployment will increase, lays off will add to the miseries of labour and poor. He requested the government to encourage the local automobile industry to achieve self-reliance.