Turkey is one of the important countries in Europe for motor vehicles manufacturing with its supplier base.  In 2015 among the European countries (including Russia and CIS) Turkey is:

  • Nr 1 in Bus production
  • Nr 1 in LCV production
  • Nr 8 in Passenger Car production
  • One of the leading countries in Trucks production

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(source: OSD)

OEMs

Turkey’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association OSD has 12 members, which produces cars, light commercial vehicles, trucks and busses. These OEMs produces almost all vehicles “made in Turkey”.  There are some additional manufacturers, but their production numbers are very limited and has practically no effects to the total statistics.

OEMs and their production Passenger Cars Trucks LCVs Buses
Anadolu Isuzu

 

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Ford Otosan

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Honda Turkey

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Hyundai Assan

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MAN Turkey      

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Otokar  

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Oyak Renault

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Temsa Global      

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Tofaş FIAT

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Toyota Turkey

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Total vehicle production figures show significant growth over the last 15 years in Turkey. During last years more than one million vehicles are produced in Turkey. In 2015 with about 1,4 million vehicles made in Turkey all-time record is achieved.

Trailers and Truck Body Manufacturers

Turkey is one of the important countries for trailers and truck bodies manufacturing. There are more than 1000 bodybuilders in Turkey. Since the local market is very strong and demanding, most of the bodybuilders are players in the local market, but many of them have potential for trade with foreign manufacturers.

Components, Parts and Accessories Manufacturers

The components/parts and accessories supplier base of Turkey is one of the strongest in surrounding countries.  Localization level of OEMs in Turkey are about 65%. OIB, the Automotive Exporters Union of Turkey has more than 2000 active members. Most of these manufacturers have quality certifications approved from global OEMs.  Turkey’s components export was 8,6 billion USD in 2015 (out of 21,2 billion USD in total).