Tesla Industries has installed the first ever fast charging station for electric vehicles in Islamabad, paving way for the future of electric vehicles in Pakistan and their recharging infrastructure, ARY News reported.
The charging station was inaugurated by the President of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce, Sardar Yasir Ilyas along with Tesla Industries CEO, Aamir Hussain.
The CEO of Tesla said that soon they will be installing 60 to 120 more charging stations in nice cities of Pakistan as they acquired the technology to develop the fast charging station for electric vehicles within the country.
Aamir Hussain announced that the company will be installing charging stations in Lahore, Kharian and Multan next month, adding that a unit has an ability to charge a vehicle within 25 minutes. While full charge would cost upto PKR2,500 and would give a mileage of 300 kilometers, shared Aamir.
The company would install chargers of 30 KW, 60 KW and 120 KW.
Speaking on the occasion, the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce President said that the future belongs to electric vehicles and local production will help in the industrial growth.
It is pertinent to mention here that in December 2020, Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed to produce 60 per cent clean energy through renewable resources by the year 2030 and announced to switch 30 per cent of the country’s vehicles to electric.
From : pk.mashable.com