The Engineering Development Board has suspended the Assembling/ Manufacturing certificate and lists of importable components of M/s Sind Engineering (Pvt) Ltd. Karachi and others.
While the Director General Excise & Taxation, Punjab has stopped registration of Dong Feng trucks and buses, Chevrolet Joy Car, Laser and Shaheen Star Motorcycles.
In a directive issued on May 4, 2011, to all Directors Excise & Taxation in the Punjab the Director General referred a letter from G.M (Tariff), Engineering Development Board, Government of Pakistan on the subject to circulate the same to all Motor Registering Authorities working under their jurisdiction, with the direction to stop registration of vehicles of M/s Sind Engineering (Pvt) Ltd., Karachi with the brand name of “Dong Feng EQ-1032 Truck 1.8 Tons”, “Dong Feng EQ-1032 Bus”, “Dong Feng EQ-1061 Truck 4.6 Tons” and “Dong Feng EQ-1061 Bus” immediately.
A similar order was issued to stop registration of vehicles of M/s Nexus Automotive (Pvt) Ltd., Karachi with the brand name of” Chevrolet Joy Car” 1000cc, M150, 1.0L, Model SE immediately.
It may be mentioned here that earlier on January 25, 2011; DG E&T Punjab had stopped registration of vehicles of M/s A.B Engineering (Pvt) Ltd., Karachi with the brand name of “Laser”70cc Motorcycle immediately. While on January 31 it had stopped registration of vehicles of M/s Shaheen Star Auto Industries, Multan, with the brand name of “Shaheen Star” 70cc Motorcycle with immediate effect.
-Published on page#17 May-2011 edition of MOBILE WORLD Magazine