The CEO of the Turkish Car Brand TOGG Made a Statement About the PricingWed, Dec 1, 2021 12:00 AM
The Turkish Government increased its investments in new technologies of the future in recent years. One of them is in the electric vehicles industry and soon new models will be launched.
TOGG is the first national car manufacturer in Turkey, and it is working on two projects that will be launched soon. With the launch, Turkey will manufacture its own automobiles for the first time in history.
Without a doubt, one of the most wondered topics about Turkey's first cars is their price. Gurcan Karakas, the CEO of the Turkish Car Brand TOGG, talked about the latest developments in the domestic automobile, from the date of pricing to the charging time of the battery.
In this article, we are going to discuss Turkey's 60-year-old dream as well as the latest point reached in the project. Karakas also provided answers to the most wondered question about the domestic automobile. He said pricing will be announced by the end of 2022 and early 2023.
He also noted that the C-SUV model will be offered at a price that will compete with existing vehicles sold in the same class in Turkey.
80 Percent Charging Only in 30 Minutes!
The charging time of the domestic car will also be competitive too. Drivers will be able to recharge 80 percent of the battery in only 30 minutes! One of the biggest concerns is the lack of charging infrastructure in the country.
However, Karakas also noted that "Drivers will not have to worry about charging at all. We are planning to install a charging unit every 25 square kilometers where the population and traffic are heavy.
Will the Global Chip Crisis Affect TOGG?
In recent years, the supply and chip crisis has deeply affected the automobile industry. When we asked his opinions and plans about this challenge, Karakas said, "We are not going to be affected by this challenge at all. We have already paid for the chips and other equipment and supplied our materials in advance."
He also emphasized that the new danger in electric vehicle production is the battery crisis. In this respect, he added, "We are going to end dependence on foreign energy by producing our own batteries."
Only a Year Left for New Electric SUVs
Karakas also noted that drivers will not have to wait for long years to drive their domestic SUVs. The first electric SUV is planned to be rolled off the production line by the end of 2022. It is expected to offer SUVs in early 2023.
Considering the features and capabilities of these Turkish electric vehicles, they are one of the promising cars that everyone would like to own. Besides the SUV model, TOGG will also release a sedan model for in the following years.