IMC celebrates the achievement of rolling out 1 million vehicles

IMC celebrates a milestone of producing 1 million models , and has displayed the millionth unit at Karachi’s plant for grand celebration.

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The assemblers of Toyota cars in Pakistan, Indus Motor Company (IMC) has announced a milestone of producing 1 million units in the country since, 1993.

Moreover, the 1-millionth vehicle, Toyota Corolla Altis Grande, was displayed in Karachi and was celebrated grandly with Yoshiki Konishi, Executive Advisor & President-elect of Toyota-Daihatsu Engineering & Manufacturing along with 4,000 employees.

Furthermore, the company has evolved since 1993 with the production of almost 65,000 units a year and four locally assembled models as compared to the production of only 7,000 units previously. Similarly, since the commencement of the commercial production the company has cumulatively produced 761,700 units of Corolla, 45,400 units of Yaris, and 111,900 units of Hilux and Fortuner.

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Additionally, Mr. Yoshiki Konishi while expressing himself at the celebration said;

“For the last 3 decades, our Team Toyota Pakistan has constantly striven to exceed our customers’ expectations by making high quality, reliable and safe vehicles that met all challenges with great success, growing from strength to strength in making Toyota the leading & trusted brand in Pakistan. Your leadership & pursuit to support the development of the local auto manufacturing industry is commendable. I am sure this helps our effort to create more and more Toyota fans in Pakistan. We are fully convinced the Pakistan market has great potential and we have high expectations of IMC.”

Likewise, the company’s Chairman, Mohamed Ali R Habib also emphasized that the collaboration between Japan and Pakistan has largely helped the country’s auto industry to flourish and enhance the diplomatic relations between Japan and Pakistan. While expressing himself he said;

“Toyota & Japan have remained the most committed partners for Pakistan and very recently, we celebrated the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the country’s diplomatic relations with Japan. We value our relationship and send our warmest wishes to the people of Japan. The level of localization we have achieved would not have been possible without the constant support and endeavors of our partners. I would like to congratulate each and every individual on my team for achieving this milestone and many more to follow, InshaAllah, together.”

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Similarly, the CEO of IMC, Ali Asghar Jamali on the occasion said;

“Alhamdolillah, today is proud, yet a very humbling moment for all of us at IMC. It’s the realization of a dream envisioned by our late Chairman, Ali Habib. The past 30 years have been a journey of crests and troughs, but what has seen us through is the resilience, persistence, and commitment to quality that has helped us reach this far. We are proud of our contributions to the auto industry and the country’s economy.”

He also mentioned that IMC has invested US$30 million in upgrading the company’s plant and is gearing up to expand production capacity to 76,000 units annually by November this year.

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Conclusively, this initiative will likely promote the country’s auto industry and boost its economic growth and production.