back to article In Pakistan, a car company will soon be making Samsung mobile phones

In what seems like an odd move for all involved, Pakistan's telecommunication regulator – the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) – has announced approval for Lucky Motor Corporation (LMC) to manufacture Samsung mobile devices. The local automobile manufacturer is a joint venture between Lucky Group and South Korea's …

  1. sanmigueelbeer

    If Microsoft Built Cars

    Just reading the title gave me the urge to look for GM's response to Bill Gates' comment of "If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving twenty-five dollar cars that got 1000 mi/gal".

    If Microsoft Built Cars

  2. AdamK

    It gets more unusual...

    Lucky actually started out as, and still makes... cement. The JV deal was pennded between kia motors and Lucky Cement so Samsung Products doesn't sound so unusual. Just don't drop one of ther massive phones on your toes. Toyota got into the fish business in its early days.

  3. Mike 16

    Cereal Computing

    At one point in WWII to the 1960s, General Mills built computers (e.g. the APSAC) for the US military.

    Someone will always find some use for unused capacity and an opportunity to update the corporate image

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