Otokar, one of the Koç Group companies, signed the largest bus export agreement that a Turkish bus brand bought in one item. The signing ceremony of the Bucharest Municipality's 400 bus tender was held in Bucharest City Hall with the participation of Mayor Gabriela Firea, Otokar General Manager Serdar Görgüç. With its modern buses, Otokar will provide high-level comfort and safety to millions of passengers in 50 countries, and will also offer Bucharest Municipality 8-year after-sales service for vehicles.
Turkey's leading brand Otokar buses, the buses it produces, including Turkey continues to contribute to the modern public transportation in 50 countries. Otokar, which has gained great acclaim with its design, ergonomics and technology in the countries used with the vehicles it produces with its 55 years of experience in the sector, has signed the agreement of Bucharest Municipality on the purchase of 400 buses and the public transportation tender for the provision of after-sales services for 8 years.
Turkey's signing ceremony, Mayor of Bucharest City Hall, the biggest bus export only item taken in Firean Gabriele was held with the participation of Otokar General Manager Serdar Görgüç. many in Turkey in recent years, many metropolitan winner of the tender for the municipal public transport; Otokar, whose buses are preferred in Europe, France, Italy, Spain and Germany, will deliver the vehicles under the contract signed with the Municipality of Bucharest in parties in 2018 and 2019. Under the agreement, Otokar will also offer after-sales services for vehicles for eight years.
TENDER IS INCLUDING AFTER SALES SERVICES
Otokar General Manager Serdar Görgüç stated that they participated in the tender opened to meet the increasing public transportation needs of Bucharest with the company “Otokar Europe” established in 2011 in order to provide better service to bus customers in Europe; "Bucharest Municipality's tender opened a global-sized companies from Turkey, which is in the area of bus production base in Europe and Europe attended. As Turkey's leading manufacturer of buses we have also our aim to provide modern tools worthy of Bucharest. It is a great honor for us to choose our company in the tender of Bucharest Municipality, which covers not only vehicles but also after sales services. Bucharest will be the city where we will provide services with the largest fleet after Istanbul. Turkey and many major cities in Europe already have thousands of bus carrying passengers every day. Our buses will provide service to Bucharest from Spain as well as Turkey, Serbia, Germany, Italy, Greece, Belgium, Hungary, Slovenia, Malta, in many countries such as Cameroon used in urban public transportation, "he said.
Görgüç continued: “We consider this signature we made in Bucharest following the order we received from Jordan Amman as evidence of the successful performance of our buses in export markets. Our vehicle park is increasing day by day in Central Europe, Middle East and North Africa as well as in Western Europe. We carry out important research and development work in order to produce the most innovative, equipped and environmentally friendly vehicles that meet the expectations and demands of our users and to contribute to modern cities. Every year, we allocate an average of 4 percent of our turnover to R&D studies. We develop our tools for user expectations and needs. Apart from production, we always support our users with after-sales services; We are always behind our vehicles. ”
Görgüç mentioned that Bucharest, one of the oldest settlements and tourism cities of the world, will reach one of the newest fleets of Europe by new buses; "Otokar we collect as many years as well as a large customer satisfaction with our used vehicles in different European countries and Turkey liking. We have been serving with Otokar vehicles for more than 12 years in Romania. In order to optimize the needs and expectations of Bucharest, the new generation city buses will be used by Bucharest residents within the scope of the tender; In addition, we will provide after-sales services to Bucharest Municipality for eight years.
50 PASSES THE COUNTRY
The 55 35 of Otokar, which celebrates its 50 year in the industry, carries millions of passengers in the country. design, comfort, technology, power and low operating costs are gaining the appreciation of the European users. Otokar buses, which are developed specifically for public transportation, offer a unique comfort to passengers with its spacious interior volume and modern public transportation designs. The interior and exterior of the modern image, environmental engine, superior handling, as well as low operating costs come to the fore. Otokar, which has started a new era in public transportation in the cities where it is used, always gives its users with low operating expenses. The Otokar buses offer a high level of safety in every season and provide maximum security to users and passengers with their superior security systems.
Alternative fuels in the studies conducted by Otokar, Turkey's first hybrid had added in the past year and Turkey's first electric bus in designing the product family.