4/12/2021

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: TOGG to Challenge Tesla, Volkswagen and Other Competitors

​Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) stated that the electric car developed by Turkey's Automobile Initiative Group (TOGG) will compete with Tesla, Volkswagen, and any other future competitors by claiming to be "smart."

According to FAZ' news story, TOGG's smart car will be able to travel more than 500 kilometers on a single charge and will be recharged 80 percent in half an hour.  Packed with a full set of innovative features, the smart car will a rival for Tesla, Volkswagen and any other potential competitors, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung stated.

Meanwhile, the article found that Turkey has already sold KARSAN's locally manufactured electric buses to Germany. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan also attended the test drive of the first locally manufactured autonomous electric bus co-produced by KARSAN and ADASTEC on last February, the article further stated.

TOGG was established in 2018 under the leadership of The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) as a collaboration between five conglomerates.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung; FAZ; Turkey's Automobile Initiative Group; TOGG; Tesla; Volkswagen; KARSAN; smart car