Electric mobility is an emerging sector in Pakistan and various players are taking keen interest in exploring opportunities in this space. To shed light on the current trends and research in electric mobility, a symposium was held at Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in 2022. The symposium was a great initiative towards bringing together various voices and players in the electric mobility sector.
The Treet Group’s panel, led by Group Head Innovation Sohaib Chaudhry, actively participated in the symposium. Other panelists included COO Daewoo Battery Shoaib Zafar, Manager Electrical & Instrumentation Syed M Salman and Corporate Communications Manager Nabeel Akhtar. The symposium was moderated by Dr. Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, Associate Professor at LUMS.
Treet Group employees Sohaib Chaudhry and Shoaib Zafar were invited to participate in the symposium due to Treet’s interest in electric bikes and their pioneering work in the automotive field. Treet Group, a leading manufacturer of motorcycles in Pakistan, has been actively interested in exploring opportunities in the electric mobility space. The participation of Treet Group employees in the symposium highlights the company’s commitment to promoting electric mobility in Pakistan.
The day-long symposium invited a thorough interest from the audience, which was comprised of individuals from various backgrounds in the technology and automotive industry. The discussion centered around global trends and research in electric mobility, charging infrastructure, fleet operations and government policies on battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in Pakistan. During the panel discussion, Sohaib Chaudhry shed some light on the transition towards lithium-ion battery technology and discussed the benefits and challenges associated with it. The discussions throughout the day were aimed at gathering interesting ideas and food for thought for key players interested in operating in the BEV industry
The symposium was a significant step towards raising awareness about the potential of electric mobility in Pakistan. With the growing concerns over air pollution and climate change, the shift towards electric mobility is inevitable. Pakistan, with its large population and growing economy, presents a significant market for electric vehicles.
The discussions in the symposium highlighted the need for the development of a robust charging infrastructure, which is crucial for the success of electric mobility. The government policies were also discussed, with participants emphasizing the need for policy incentives to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles.
In conclusion, the Symposium on Electric Mobility in Pakistan – 2022 held at LUMS was a commendable initiative towards raising awareness and exploring opportunities in the electric mobility space. With the increasing interest in electric vehicles globally, Pakistan has the potential to become a significant market for electric mobility. The symposium was a great platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with the electric mobility sector in Pakistan.