Karsan, one of the leading companies of the Turkish automotive industry, will make a show of strength at the IAA Transportation Fair to be held in Hannover, Germany. The brand, which is preparing to showcase its electric and autonomous product family, with which it has achieved numerous successes, will also leave its mark on the fair with the surprise of a new model that will take electric mobility to another dimension. Getting ready to attract all the attention, Karsan will make the world launch of its brand new model in Hannover, where it once again demonstrates its leading role in the mobility of the future.
Emphasizing that Karsan, acting with the vision of "One Step Ahead in the Future of Mobility", is gearing up all over the world, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, "With our electric development vision, e-Volution, we are taking firm steps towards our goal of positioning the Karsan brand in the top 5 in Europe. . We will showcase our fully electric and autonomous product family, which brings us to where we are today, from 6 to 18 meters, at the IAA Transportation Fair. We will make our mark on the fair and add another dimension to electric mobility with our brand new model, which we will make its world debut at the IAA Transportation Fair. This new electric model that we will launch will be a milestone in Karsan's history of more than half a century and will once again prove our pioneering role in terms of mobility solutions of the future.”
Karsan, Turkey's domestic manufacturer, will make an appearance at the IAA Transportation Fair, which has few days left. The brand, which is preparing to showcase its electric and autonomous product family at the IAA Transportation Fair, which will be held in Hannover, Germany, on 19 – 25 September 2022, will leave its mark on the organization with a great surprise. In this context, Karsan will present its brand new model to the world at the IAA Transportation Fair on September 19, which is only open to press visits. The new model, which has already taken its place among the milestones of Karsan's history of more than half a century, will carry the pioneering role of the brand that steers electric public transportation to a different dimension in the mobility world of the future. The new model in question will be one of the steps that completes Karsan's vision of “One Step Ahead in the Future of Mobility”.
Turkey's pride: e-JEST and e-ATAK!
Emphasizing that Karsan is gearing up around the world, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “We are expanding our foreign markets and adding new ones to our successes. We recently entered the North American market with e-JEST, the leading model of the electric minibus market in Europe for two consecutive years. In addition, e-JEST and e-ATAK have made us and our country proud as the market leader in their segments in Europe.” “We have sold more than 19 electric vehicles to 400 different countries in total. We will increase this number exponentially in the coming days.” Okan Baş said, “We delivered Europe's largest fleet of 89 electric midibuses to Luxembourg, and we will increase this fleet to over 100 by the end of the year. While we are getting stronger in the electric market in France and Romania, we have received many electric vehicle orders from Italy and Spain. We will deliver our orders in the coming months,” he said.
A new milestone is being added to the history of more than half a century…
Baş said, “With our electric development vision, e-Volution, we are taking firm steps towards our goal of positioning the Karsan brand in the top 5 in Europe.” Our brand new model, which will mark the fair and make its world debut at the IAA Transportation Fair, will not only be a milestone in Karsan's history spanning half a century, but also play a leading role in terms of future mobility solutions."
“We will almost make a landing in Germany”
Referring to Karsan's achievements in Germany, Okan Baş said, “Germany is one of our most important target markets for us. Here, as Karsan, we have set ambitious targets for ourselves and we are taking firm steps towards these targets. In this context, we first reviewed our structuring in Germany and as Karsan, we took our first steps towards restructuring directly. We aim to complete our structuring in this market by the end of the year. With our completed electrical product range, we want to raise the growth chart we have achieved in Germany, where Karsan has started its direct structuring.” Stating that Karsan will take part in an international fair with such a wide participation for the first time, Baş said, “As Karsan; We will almost make a landing in Germany. For the first time, we will exhibit our complete product family of all sizes, shaping the future of electric mobility, at an international fair.”
Opportunity for visitors to test drive with e-ATA!
IAA Transportation Fair will host Karsan's entire electric and autonomous product family. In the interior of the Karsan fair; e-JEST, e-ATAK, Autonomous e-ATAK, e-ATA in the 10-meter class, e-ATA in the 18-meter class and the new model will exhibit a total of 6 vehicles. In the outer area of the fair, Autonomous e-ATAK will offer a driverless journey experience with shuttle service to fair visits, while participants will have the opportunity to test drives for the e-ATA in the 12-meter class.
The third stop of Autonomous e-ATAK is Hannover!
Hannover will be the third stop of Autonomous e-ATAK after Stavanger in Norway and Michigan State University (MSU), one of the leading universities in the USA. Autonomous e-ATAK, which will be exhibited for the first time at an international fair, will carry thousands of Hannover fair visitors from different countries of the world. In this context, Autonomous e-ATAK will serve as a shuttle between the halls in the outdoor area. Thus, for the first time, participants will be able to travel with a driverless vehicle at a fair.