50 years history

The Company named Atlas Autos Limited signs Technical Assistance Agreement with Honda Motor Company Limited. The historical ceremony takes place in Tokyo in 1963, where Mr. Yusuf H. Shirazi and Mr. Soichiro Honda grace the occasion with their presence. The journey of association with Honda begins.

Atlas Autos Limited becomes the first two wheeler company in Pakistan to get listed on stock exchange.

The Commercial production commences with sanctioned annual capacity of 6,000 units.

Company launches a series of models. Honda C 50, Honda C 90 and S 90 gained immense popularity among the customers and the journey to become the nations’ ride started.

The Company develops Pakistan’s first gas operated Paint shop. This paint shop results in cost economies and become a source of additional revenue through utilizing its excess capacity.

Mr. Ayub Khan, then President of Pakistan, visits the plant.

Honda Motor Company Limited, Japan continues to extend assistance in the local manufacture to the Company. The team of high class engineers from Japan imparts technical training to local employees and supports the Company in re-organization of its factory affairs.

Atlas Epak Pakistan, a sister concern is established in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). The two Companies exchange locally produced components and parts. In addition, Atlas Epak Limited produces heavy tools and dies used in the manufacture of local components by Atlas Autos Limited.

An in-house engineering work shop is set up in Karachi and Company’s dream of developing a completely localized product takes its first step.

As a result of war of 1971, the Company loses control on Atlas Epak Limited.

President of Pakistan, Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto visits the plant.

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