LeasePlan Turkey became the main sponsor of the Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Driving Week organized by the Turkish Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Association (TEHAD).
LeasePlan Turkey, the office of LeasePlan, which manages a large vehicle fleet in 29 countries in five continents as one of the largest fleet rental companies in the world, became the main sponsor of the Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Driving Week. The company aims to support the spread of electric vehicles with the event to be organized by TEHAD at the Autodrom track area in Tuzla, Istanbul, between 10-11 September.
It was stated that the event, organized in cooperation with Electric Hybrid Cars Magazine and TEHAD, will be held in Istanbul between 10-11 September.
Türkay Oktay, General Manager of LeasePlan Turkey, made a statement on the subject and said, “We are a pioneer in electric vehicles in Turkey as well as in Europe. We are adding new electric vehicles to our fleet every day. We believe that it is extremely valuable to support organizations that enable the promotion and dissemination of these tools and the sharing of technological innovations in this field.” used the phrase.
“LeasePlan moves towards zero emissions target”
Saying that the interest in electric vehicles and awareness of “zero emissions” in Turkey is increasing day by day, Oktay said, “As LeasePlan, achieving sustainability and zero emissions are among our most important goals. As part of our goal, we believe that work in the field of sustainability is extremely valuable.” said.
Stating that they bring together the companies they serve with electric vehicles and facilitate their work with the solutions they offer at a single point, Oktay said, “As LeasePlan Turkey, we are the pioneer in this regard in Turkey as well as in Europe. We are one of the founding members of the EV2017 initiative, established at the United Nations in 100, and we aim for zero carbon emissions in our globally funded fleet. We are adding new electric vehicles to our LeasePlan Turkey fleet every day.”
“The organization plays an important role”
“As a country that has ratified the Paris Climate Agreement, we think that the entire industry should take some steps to reduce emissions in the coming period,” Oktay said, adding, “In this context, we believe that organizations that allow the promotion and dissemination of electric and hybrid vehicles are extremely valuable.” made a statement.
Oktay said, “We believe that this organization, organized under the leadership of the Turkish Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Association (TEHAD), plays an important role in the spread of environmentally friendly and zero-emission vehicles throughout the country. We also support this purpose; We invite everyone who is interested in electric and hybrid vehicles to the event.” he said.
“Hearing is not enough, you have to try”
In Turkey's first and only consumer experience-oriented driving event; The “2022 Electric Car of the Year in Turkey” will also be announced. The result of the public voting will be shared with the public on the opening day of the event.
In the event, which is open to the public and free of charge; Automobile and technology enthusiasts will have the chance to experience electric vehicles on the track during a weekend. In the organization organized with the motto "Hearing is not enough, you have to try"; industry professionals will also provide information on topics such as electric vehicles, autonomous driving, hybrid engines, charging stations, battery technologies.