ISLAMABAD  – A private firm has been working on a gadget that will save up to 25 per cent fuel consumption and increase horsepower up to 12 per cent.

This was stated by Shoaib Ashfaq Qureshi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lahore-based importers and distributors concern, Future Technologies, which is marketing an innovative equipment with the claim that it helps in saving fuel up to 25 per cent on all vehicles.

Giving details about this new gadget, he said the gadget besides fuel consumption will also be very effective for smooth performance of the engine and reduce engine vibration. He said fuel saving percentage varies on the basis of vehicle model and its condition as well as the road and weather conditions.

Regarding what needs to be done in Pakistan for effecting fuel saving, he said, many technological innovations require new thinking regarding how to measure and rate vehicle energy efficiencies and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, automobile fuel economy standards have proven to be one of the most effective tools in controlling oil demand and GHG emissions from the transportation sector in many regions and countries around the world.

He gave a presentation at Ministry of Industries here the other day which was attended by the representatives of Engineering Development Board (EDB), National Productivity Organization (NPO), Pakistan Association of Automative Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM), Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA), Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), Atlas Honda Cars, Indus Motor Company, Pak Suzuki Motors from Karachi and Lahore besides Islamabad.