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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey to become Toyota’s first European plant to produce plug-in-hybrid vehicles and batteries

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The second-generation Toyota C-HR will be produced at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (TMMT) in Sakarya—about 150 km east of Istanbul. Available in hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions, the new Toyota C-HR will also be the first plug-in hybrid passenger car to be produced in Turkey. market share.

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Ford, LG Energy Solution, Koç Holding to form JV to build battery gigafactory in Turkey

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Ford Motor Company, LG Energy Solution and Koç Holding signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a new joint venture subject to final agreement by all the parties to create one of Europe’s largest commercial electric vehicle battery cell facilities near Ankara, Turkey. Earlier post.)

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Tesla launches new showroom in Turkey where officials want a factory

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Tesla has launched a new showroom in Istanbul, Turkey, a country where government officials have courted the electric vehicle maker for a new factory. Its first location is in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, in Armada AVM, another well-known mall. The growth of new showrooms in Turkey is encouraging for the growth of EVs in the country.

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Pre-series-production eActros 300 Tractor drives 3,000 km from Germany to Turkey for testing

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The eActros 300 Tractor for distribution haulage has covered around 3,000 kilometers from the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant to Aksaray in Turkey, where the road endurance and reliability testing of the electric truck will be taking place. Test engineers chose a route across Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria for the trip.

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Turkey begins work on $15B Canal Istanbul

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Turkey has begun work on Canal Istanbul , a $15-billion canal project intended to relieve pressure on the Bosphorus Strait, with the ground-breaking for the first bridge. Both waterways are located in Turkey and supply Western and Southern Europe with oil from Russia and the Caspian Sea region.

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Tesla delivers first Model Y vehicles in Turkey

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Tesla has started delivering its first Model Y vehicles in Turkey, the company confirmed today. The all-electric Model Y, which has quickly become Tesla’s best-selling vehicle, finally made it to Turkey today. The launch never officially happened in 2022, but Tesla has continued to develop its business in Turkey.

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Farasis Energy, Togg JV Siro starts battery module and pack production in Turkey

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Siro , a joint venture between Farasis Energy and Turkish global mobility technology brand Togg ( earlier post ), has started production at the new Gemlik site in Turkey on 31 March. The plant, with a capacity of 3 GWh/annum, will produce battery modules and packs based on Farasis Energy’s high-performance lithium-ion technology.

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