Sabah – The production of commercial vehicles in Türkiye reached 408,000 units in the first nine months of 2015. According to data gathered by the Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD), Türkiye’s production of commercial vehicles increased by 34 percent over the same period of 2014, outpacing Spain to reach the top spot in Europe.
Automotive plants in Türkiye rolled out a total of 974,000 vehicles in the January-September period, ranking sixth in Europe.
Ford, Fiat, Hyundai, Renault, Toyota, Honda and other carmakers have production operations in Türkiye where they utilize the country’s skilled labor force and strategic location to reach regional and global markets.
Automotive exports generated income of USD 22.8 billion in 2014 with more than 885,000 vehicles produced in Türkiye exported.