Turkey’s first national car TOGG brand

Turkey's first national car TOGG brand

Turkey’s first national car with TOGG brand

Turkey’s first national car with TOGG brand. Togg is a Turkish automotive company founded as a joint venture in 2018. Anadolu Group, BMC Turkey, Kök Group, Turkcell and Zorlu Holding are major stakeholders under the umbrella institution TOBB. Each company has 19% shares and TOBB has 5% share.

During the 2010s, Turkey’s President Erdoğan called for an initiative to produce a Turkish automobile brand. In 2017, Erdoğan announced the creation of TOGG and its participants.The Boston Consulting Group was tasked with analyzing the feasibility and build-up of the new company.

On 27 December 2019, the first introduction was made in Gebze. President Erdoğan unveiled two models, one SUV and one sedan during the event. The first two prototypes were produced in Italy by Pininfarina. The car manufacturing plant will be in Gemlik, Bursa.

The ground breaking ceremony for the factory in Gemlik was held on 18 July 2020.

Togg crossover, equipped with a Turkish-made electric motor, will be produced in 2 versions with a radius of 300 and 480 kilometers. The manufacturer is scheduled to offer chargers for the car to complete 80 percent of the battery capacity in about 30 minutes. No further information has been released about togg crossover battery specifications, but according to existing statistics, the production of a 150 kWh charger for the fast charging system can be predicted. The manufacturer will guarantee the batteries of the cars produced for 8 years.

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