Pakistan launches first electric Taxi for northern areas

The SAPM on Climate Change of Pakistan, Malik Amin Aslam, officially launched Pakistan’s first Electric Taxi. The initiative will help cement PM Imran Khan’s vision for a Clean Green Pakistan. Amin Aslam says these e-taxis will save drivers Rs. 12,000 in budget costs. However, the government stands to save more than 2 billion from oil imports.

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Supposedly, a fully charged battery in the e-taxi allows it to travel up to 250 kilometers. The service is a joint venture between Sapphire Group and Faisal Movers. It aims to reduce Pakistan’s carbon footprint and help preserve the natural environment of northern areas, particularly Gilgit-Baltistan.

Source: Tech Juice