German carmaker Volkswagen (VW), is preparing to invest in a factory to provide annual 5 thousand people employed in Turkey. For a while in the quest to make space for different models of electric VW production facilities in Germany, he made the choice between Bulgaria and Turkey for the factory investment. German car journal in AutomobilWoche in the news, information and expertise in car production in the country selected states that Turkey's effective. In the 2022's Turkey plant will be operational VW, Skoda and Seat models will undertake the production of the on-site group in the first place.
Approximately 10 years has worked to convince Turkey to invest in German car giant Volkswagen (VW) was in the final. German brand decided to open factories in Turkey, will produce Skoda and Seat models in the first place.
VW needs a new production facility to make room for electric models in its existing plants. According to a report in German newspaper AutomobilWoche car, in this context, Bulgaria and Turkey, the German manufacturer of the radar field for investment, due to the preferences of experience and knowledge that have since used in automobile production in Turkey.
Volkswagen decided to invest in Turkey, Turkey came up with after entering the process of normalization of relations between Germany. Such that, after the visit of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Germany in September, the softening relations accelerated the investments. First, in October, the consortium led by Germany's Siemens, the modernization of Turkey's railway network and also increase the number of high-speed rail line targeted 35 billion dollars of investment was on the agenda. It can be said that the investment decision of Volkswagen, which came about 2 months later, was taken with the effect of normalization of relations.
START TO START IN 2022
VW is expected to be operational in the year 2022 Turkey is expected to provide employment to about 5 thousand people in the factory. In the factory, which will produce models of more than one brand within the group, Skoda Karoq and Seat Ateca are scheduled to land in the first place.
These two models are produced by the VW group brands Skoda at the Kvasiny plant in Czech Republic. After the shifting of Turkey's production in Kvasiny, separating Emden and Hanover factories in Germany, the German brand is said to pull the electric models of the Passat production in Kvasiny.
THINKING OTOSAN FOR COMMERCIAL
Accelerating the transition to electric models VW, a while ago could go to cooperate with Ford announced. In this context, it was reported that the German brand's commercial model was shifted to the Otosan factory in Gölcük, where Ford's Transit model was produced and planned to reduce the costs and make room for electric models in its existing plants.
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