First prototypes of domestic Turkish cars to be presented in Geneva

Türkiye Materials 8 March 2018 09:58 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 8

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

The first prototypes of domestic Turkish cars will be presented at the Geneva International Motor Show, which will be held in 2019, the Turkish media reported March 8.

Currently, negotiations are being conducted with organizers of the Geneva International Motor Show.

On Nov. 2, 2017, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the names of companies that will take part in manufacturing of domestic cars.

He said the companies are Anadolu Grubu, BMC, Kiraca Holding, Turkcell and Zorlu Holding.

Erdogan said that starting from 2021, Turkey will start exporting domestically-made cars to neighboring countries.

The purchase of a domestic car in Turkey will be exempt from paying a special consumer tax.


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