President Erdogan unveils Turkish first-ever homemade electric car [SEE PICTURES]

The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has unveiled the country’s first homemade electric car.

  • In a ceremony on Friday, the President showcased the SUV and sedan models of the electric automobile.
  • Turkey is aiming to sell the car domestically but also looking forward to making it an international brand- President Erdogan
  • According to the Turkish media, a company from Italy designed the vehicle, which had previously designed models for Ferrari.
  • The project has been a long-time goal of President Erdogan as part of his vision to make Tukey an economic hub.

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The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has unveiled the country’s first homemade electric car. In a ceremony on Friday, the President showcased the SUV and sedan models of the electric automobile.

Turkey is aiming to produce up to 175,000 electric vehicles annually in a project expected to cost $3.7 billion over 13 years.

The car is being manufactured by a coalition of five Turkish companies called the Automobile Initiative Group of Turkey, or TOGG, in collaboration with the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges.

International brand

While speaking at the ceremony, the President said we are not only aiming to sell the car domestically but also looking forward to making it an international brand.

The President added, “We’re witnessing Turkey’s 60-year-old dream become reality”. He further said, “When we see this car on roads around the whole world, we will have reached our goal.”

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According to the Turkish media, a company from Italy designed the vehicle, which had previously designed models for Ferrari.

President Erdogan added the cars are projected to hit the market in 2022.

Long-term goal

The project has been a long-time goal of President Tayyip Erdogan as part of his vision to make Turkey an economic hub. He first revealed plans in November 2017 to launch an electric car made solely in Turkey.


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