Otokar, which won the tender held by İzmir ESHOT General Directorate for the purchase of 304 buses, signed a contract for the biggest bus tender of the year. The delivery of İzmir's new vehicle fleet, which has strengthened its place among the most livable cities in the world, will begin this year. Offering high level of comfort and safety to millions of passengers in more than 50 countries with its modern buses, Otokar will also provide after-sales service to ESHOT for 5 years.
Koc Group company Otokar, Turkey around the municipal public transport fleet continues to strengthen its innovative and environmentally friendly vehicles. With the design, ergonomics and technology of the vehicles it manufactures, Otokar, which has received great acclaim in more than 50 countries, won the bus tender of İzmir ESHOT for the purchase of 304 buses and providing after-sales services for the vehicles for 5 years, with a total value of approximately 476 million TL. The contract for the tender was signed today.
In recent years preferred by many metropolitan municipalities in Turkey; Having won tenders in countries such as France, Italy, Spain, Germany and Romania in Europe, Otokar will deliver 170 KENT LF and 134 KENT Articulated buses to Izmir in both 2020 and 2021. Otokar will also provide after-sales services for vehicles for 5 years.
Reflecting Otokar's innovative understanding of public transportation and attracting attention with its modern design as well as its superior technical features, KENT buses are among the most preferred city buses in Europe. While İzmir Metropolitan Municipality provides efficiency in transportation by using buses of different lengths on different lines, it puts its signature under an exemplary transportation. With the new buses to be included in the fleet of ESHOT, the number of Otokar buses that have been successfully serving on Izmir streets since 2009 will exceed 700.
A FAVORITE OF MASS TRANSPORT IN MORE THAN 50 COUNTRIES
Celebrating its 57th year in the industry, Otokar's buses carry millions of passengers in more than 50 countries; It gains the appreciation of the users with its design, comfort, technology, power and low operating costs. Specially developed by keeping the needs and expectations of the users at the forefront, the buses offer unmatched comfort to the passengers with their designs suitable for modern public transportation and large interior volume; It stands out with its interior and exterior modern appearance, environmentally friendly engine, superior road handling and low operating costs. Otokar buses, which started a new era in urban public transportation in the countries where they are used, support their users with low operating costs, and provide maximum safety to users and passengers with superior security systems.