Offering advanced technology mobility solutions with the vision of being "One Step Ahead in the Future of Mobility", Karsan continues its global attacks without slowing down. Karsan, which has made successive collaborations within the scope of its growth strategy in many different continents and countries, recently took part in the B20 (Business 20) Summit in Bali. At the B20 (Business 20) Summit, which brings together the global business leaders to reflect the views and suggestions of the business world under the umbrella of the G20 formation, Karsan, together with the CREDO GROUP company SCHACMINDO, one of the well-established companies of Indonesia, export and SKD for the electric minibus and bus transformation in Indonesia. signed a memorandum of understanding to evaluate the production options of type (semi-assembled) type. If a final agreement is reached by the parties, it is aimed that this cooperation will play an important role in the electric transformation of public transportation vehicles in important cities in Indonesia, especially in Jakarta. Expressing his views on the subject, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “We started a joint project between Karsan and CREDO GROUP for the opportunities that may arise in line with the goals of Indonesia and Jakarta public transportation company TransJakarta to switch the public transportation network to electric minibuses and buses by 2030. In line with this cooperation, we aim to carry out most of the electric public transportation transformation of the city of Jakarta, which is targeted to be realized by 2030 and which is worth a billion dollars with tens of thousands of vehicles. We expect this same potential from other Indonesian cities besides Jakarta.”
Standing out with its advanced technology mobility solutions, valuable global collaborations and international awards, Karsan continues its cooperation efforts in every corner of the world without slowing down. Finally, at the B20 (Business 2022) Summit held in Bali in 20, which is an extension of the G20 summit, it has signed an important cooperation for the electric minibus and bus conversion in Indonesia, including export and SKD type (semi-disassembled) production stages. Karsan once again stands out with its strategic step. Karsan signed a memorandum of understanding with SCHACMINDO, a long-established Indonesian CREDO GROUP company, to support the transformation of the electric public transportation network in Indonesia, to produce and sell right-hand drive electric vehicles suitable for this market.
Karsan CEO Okan Baş, who also made statements about the electric transformation in the field of public transportation in Indonesia, said, “For the opportunities that may arise in line with the goals of Indonesia and the Jakarta public transportation company TransJakarta to switch the public transportation network to electric buses by 2030, we are between Karsan and CREDO GROUP. We started a joint project. We aim to realize the majority of the electric public transportation transformation of the city of Jakarta, with tens of thousands of vehicles and billion dollars, which is aimed to be realized by 2030, in line with this cooperation. We expect this same potential from other Indonesian cities besides Jakarta.”
Okan Baş said, “We would like to proceed on a 2-stage plan in this business opportunity that will contribute to our country's exports and the business volume between the two countries. First of all, it is planned to sell the first vehicles with the completed vehicles produced in Turkey, and later on, by establishing an SKD type (semi-disassembled) production facility, we aim to complete the right-hand drive vehicles, which have been completed in Turkey at a high rate, in Indonesia and to gain an advantage in sales to neighboring countries. If we can achieve our goals, we, as Karsan, are very excited to represent the Turkish automotive industry successfully in this geography as well.”
“We draw the attention of the world with the models and technologies we produce”
Emphasizing that they have attracted the attention of the world with the electric models they have developed and produced, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “We are in a very close relationship. zamA prestigious award such as the Sustainable Bus of The Year 12, which we won with our 2023-meter electric e-ATA model, in fact, clearly reveals the direction of our work as Karsan. Our Autonomous e-ATAK model, which is currently carrying passengers on an ordinary real route by breaking new ground in Europe and North America, also continues to attract the attention of the industry. In the last 5 years, we started to compete in a brand new league with our Karsan Electric Evolution strategy, which started with e-JEST, followed by e-ATAK, Autonomous e-ATAK, and then led the transformation of electric mobility with our 10-12-18 meter e-ATA models. . As Karsan, we are always working to be one step ahead in the mobility of the future, with our advanced technology models that we develop and produce, and the leading role we play in the electric transformation of public transportation. With the implementation of the cooperation in Indonesia, we aim to introduce our Karsan branded electric vehicles to many different markets from Malaysia to the Philippines, from Vietnam to Singapore.”