Automotive industry in Bangladesh

The automotive industry in Bangladesh currently manufactures auto rickshaws and a locally designed three-wheeler motor vehicle, Mishuk, utilizing an engine from Honda. The country has a few large car plants which assemble the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Hino bus, and also the Tata bus and motorcycles.[1]

Pragoti is producing the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport in Bangladesh.

In 2009, the Malaysian Agate group proposed to build a car manufacturing plant in Bangladesh in cooperation with Walton, which itself is preparing to produce motorcycles.[2] In the same year, car manufacturing company TagAZ announced that they would build their third factory in Bangladesh, aiming for exporting. The plant is to be completed by 2012.[3] In February 2010, Japanese car manufacturer Mitsubishi officially proposed to the Bangladesh government to manufacture the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport in collaboration with Pragoti Industries, with a goal of production in 2011.[1]

Automobile companies in Bangladesh


  1. 1 2 "Pragoti Industries Ltd.". Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation (BSEC). Archived from the original on 2013-02-20. Retrieved 2013-05-31.
  2. "Malaysian group intends to build car plant". The Daily Star. 2009-09-01.
  3. "Bangladesh to become carmaker". The Daily Star. 2009-10-13. Retrieved 2012-09-21.
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