Turkey's automotive production drops
Turkey's automotive production was down 63 percent in the first two months of 2009, over the same period of 2008, the figures of the Automotive Industry Association indicated.
The automotive industry produced a total of 84,000 vehicles, including 54,000 automobiles, in January and February 2009. Turkey's automobile production was down 55.8 percent in the mentioned period.
Also, Turkey's lorry, truck van and tractor production was down in the first two months of 2009, reported Worldbulletin.
Turkey's commercial vehicle and automotive production in January and February 2009 was below than that in the two months of 2004.
Turkey's truck production regressed to the level in 1999. Turkey only produced 5,000 trucks in the first two months of 2009.