islamabad

The production of cars and jeeps increased by 11.29 per cent during the first eight months of the current fiscal year (2011-12) as compared to the production during the corresponding period of last year. As many as 96,268 jeeps and cars were produced during July-February (2011-12) against the production of 86,504 units during July-February (2010-11), according to data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

The production of Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) also increased by 7.43 percent during the period by going up from 12,000 units of last year to 12,892 units during the current year. Production of buses increased from 308 units to 385 units, showing increase of 25 percent while the production of motorcycles increased by 3.95 percent by going up from 1,058,613 units to 1,100,431 units, the data revealed.