Samsun Metropolitan Municipality SAMULAŞ A.Ş started to use the first domestic rail systems battery produced by ASPİLSAN in its trams. Stating that they, as the municipality, closely follow technological developments, Mayor Mustafa Demir said, “We will also activate our electric buses in about 1 year. There, ASPİLSAN will produce batteries of domestic production. I would like to thank our ASPİLSAN General Manager and employees. "Good luck to Samsun."
SAMULAŞ, the company of Samsun Metropolitan Municipality that provides public transportation services with light rail systems and buses, continues to supply spare parts and system renewals for the vehicles they use. He carried out the localization of the battery systems of 16 vehicles of Italian origin that took part in this renewal process. In this context, the maintenance and repair team of experienced engineers and the engineers of ASPİLSAN Energy, which is the foundation of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, ensured that the imported batteries of the vehicles were produced domestically with a joint development project.
Metropolitan Municipality has renewed Turkey's first rail system to produce batteries with the battery ASPİLSAN with domestic fleet of trams. Stating that the domestic battery is able to charge faster, low pure water consumption, does not emit corrosive gas and has a longer life, Mayor Mustafa Demir said, "As a municipality that attaches importance to technology, we attach great importance to domestic production."
LONG LASTING AND MORE QUALITY
Stating that longer-lasting and high-quality batteries are brought to trams, Mayor of Metropolitan Municipality Mustafa Demir said, “We brought our trams together with a new and local technology in the battery system used in rail systems. As Samsun Metropolitan Municipality, we are a municipality that attaches importance to technology. We have also presented what technology will add to our city, to the benefit of our citizens in public transportation, through ASPİLSAN. By halving the supply time, a 55 percent savings have been achieved in investment costs. "As in many other areas, we encourage local technology in public transportation," he said.
Stating that they closely follow technological developments as the municipality, Mayor Demir said, “We will also activate our electric buses in about 1 year. There, ASPİLSAN will produce batteries of domestic production. Therefore, I would like to express that we are happy about this. Turkey self-sufficient in almost every field, advanced technology now make up more than their counterparts around the world, which makes the investment, supporting R & D, offering services to the people we have become a country. As a municipality, we follow these developments closely. I would like to thank our ASPİLSAN General Manager and employees. "Good luck to Samsun."
Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Mustafa Demir, Deputy Secretary General Ali Seyfi Küçükgöncü, Şenol Yıldız, SAMULAŞ General Manager Enver Sedat Tamgacı, ASPİLSAN General Manager Ferhat Özsoy, ASPİLSAN Aviation and Rail Systems Manager Murat Kaan attended the launching ceremony for placing domestic batteries on trams.