Karsan e-ATAK, Antalya's First Electric Bus!

Antalya's First Electric Bus Karsan e ATAK
Antalya's First Electric Bus Karsan e ATAK

Being the leader of electric public transportation in Europe, Karsan continues to break new ground in electric buses that will carry passengers on Turkish roads. Offering advanced technology mobility solutions with the vision of being 'One Step Ahead in the Future of Mobility', Karsan delivered the first electric bus in the 8 meter class in the Turkish market to Antalya. With the delivery of 2 e-ATAK, the first electric buses of the city of Antalya were put into service.

Karsan, one of the leading companies in the Turkish automotive industry, is leading Europe's electric transformation in public transportation with its high-tech mobility solutions, and now it continues to be the brand of firsts by launching electric buses on Turkish roads. Having signed the largest electric midibus fleet in Europe with the 89 e-ATAK model, which was recently put into service in Luxemburg, Karsan has now delivered the first electric bus that will carry passengers in the 8-meter class on Turkish roads. Entering the year 2022 with the target of double growth in every field, Karsan continues its electric growth success in the Turkish market, which it has achieved in export markets. Delivery ceremony of 2 Karsan e-ATAK, Antalya's first electric busses, Karsan Domestic Market Sales and Foreign Relations Deputy General Manager Muzaffer Arpacıoğlu, Karsan Domestic Sales Manager Adem Metin, Karsan Regional Sales Manager Celal Yalnız, Antalya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Muhittin Insect was organized with the participation of Transportation Department Head Nurettin Tonguc and Municipality employees.

“We have raised a target for electric in Turkey”

In his speech at the delivery ceremony, Karsan Domestic Market Sales and Foreign Relations Deputy General Manager Muzaffer Arpacıoğlu said, “We are achieving significant success with our electric vehicle sales in Europe. In addition to our large-scale deliveries of electric vehicles in export markets, now it is Turkey's turn. We are happy to sell Turkey's first electric bus in the 8 meter class. We contribute to making transportation more environmentally friendly by delivering 2 of our e-ATAK models, which will be used in public transportation in Antalya, the distinguished city of the Mediterranean. As the sector transforms towards electric mobility, we, as the brand that pioneered electric public transportation in Europe, are now carrying Karsan's electric growth to the roads of Turkey.”

Karsan e-ATAK is preferred in urban public transportation!

Karsan, one of the first brands that comes to mind when electric buses are mentioned in Europe, is taking the first steps of its electric breakthrough on Turkish roads as well. While Antalya is among the firsts in this regard, the first electric buses of the city started service with the delivery of 2 Karsan e-ATAK. The electric buses that will be used for public transportation in Antalya's heavy traffic in the city will be the first electric bus of the city, as well as the first electric bus sold by Karsan in Turkey.

It offers a range of 300 km!

Karsan e-ATAK, which is the market leader in Europe with a 30 percent share in the electric city midibus segment, responds to the needs of customers by reaching 220 kWh power, which derives its power from batteries with a capacity of 230 kWh developed by BMW. Karsan e-ATAK's dimensions of 8,3 meters, a passenger capacity of 52 and a range of 300 km have made e-ATAK a leader in its class. e-ATAK can be charged in 5 hours with AC charging units and in 3 hours with DC units.

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