As part of the Renault Group's strategy to optimize its industrial footprint, Oyak Renault signed a 2022-year agreement with Karsan, Turkey's multi-brand vehicle manufacturer, for the current Megane Sedan production, effective from the end of 5.
With this project, it is aimed to transfer the existing Megane Sedan production to Karsan, to make room for new generation vehicles in the capacity of the Oyak Renault factory and to maintain the intensive working order in three shifts.
While Karsan will be responsible for the production and assembly of the vehicle, Oyak Renault will continue to produce body parts. At the same time, Oyak Renault will continue to be responsible for the quality of the completed vehicles and the relations with the parts suppliers.
Within the scope of the cooperation, it is envisaged that the Megane Sedan will be produced by Karsan for 5 years; The current sales network of the vehicle will continue as it has been until today.
The project is expected to create an annual production volume of 55.000 units.
Commenting on the cooperation agreement, Oyak Renault General Manager Dr. Antoine Aoun said: “As Oyak Renault, we believe that we will contribute significantly to the Turkish economy and bring a different perspective to the sector with this work we will implement with Karsan, a brand with deep-rooted knowledge and competent workforce in its field.”
Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “As Karsan, which offers global electric and high-tech transportation solutions suitable for the mobility needs of the age, we are happy for this cooperation with Oyak Renault. We are excited to be responsible for the production of the Renault Megane Sedan. I believe that our cooperation with Oyak-Renault will continue by getting stronger with this project, which we have taken the first step of. At the same time, we wish this good development to be auspicious for our Turkish automotive industry.”
Oyak Renault, one of the facilities with the highest capacity of the Renault Group with an annual production volume of 378 cars and 920 engines, continues to produce and export the New Clio, New Clio Hybrid and Megane Sedan models, as well as the engines and mechanical parts used in these models. .