Startup Pakistan: After revealing its plans to launch Chinese automaker BAIC cars in Pakistan in 2021, the largest rikshaw maker in Pakistan Sazgar has now announced that it will also be introducing another Chinese brand Haval in Pakistan.
The company is expected to launch 2.0 or 2000cc Haval H6 and 1500cc Turbo Jolion after September this year.
The two five-seater crossover SUVs will compete with Kia Sportage, Hyundai Tucson, Proton X70, DFSK Glory 580, and MG HS.
Sazgar has already announced its plans to enter Pakistan’s car market with another Chinese carmaker BAIC D20 that has a hatchback and a sedan version.
It also plans to launch a crossover X25 and an off-roader SUV BJ40-Plus.
Haval is one of the market leaders in China in the SUV segment and leads ahead of Hyundai and MG Motors, according to the company’s details on its website.
It is a subsidiary of Great Wall Motors and focuses on SUVs and pickups.
Listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), Sazgar prides itself on exporting three-wheelers to 20 countries, including Japan.