Togg, which was founded for Turkey’s dream of the national and national automobile at the invitation of President Erdogan and is expected to lead Turkey’s mobility transformation, turns its 4th year on June 25.
According to information gleaned from AA correspondent Togg, which bills itself as Turkey’s global brand in the race for electric smart devices, whose players are still on the starting line, is making final preparations for mass production.
Looking back at the point reached, the meeting held on December 27, 2020 with the participation of President Erdoğan “C-SUV”, C-sedan “ After the features of the models were first shared with the public, important steps were taken in terms of both branding and production.
The process in the project, considered to be the pioneer of the revolution of transforming the Turkish classic automotive industry into the mobility ecosystem, continues as planned at the beginning. In this context, Togg, which was formed to create a global brand whose intellectual and industrial property belongs 100% to Turkey, and to form the hub of the Turkish mobility ecosystem, ended with construction work on the facility. which started in Gemlik on July 18, 2020.
In the plant, where at least 30% of its employees will be women, the local population will be 51% at the start of production and will reach 68% in 2025.
ALL SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN SELECTED
Although a nondisclosure agreement was entered into to partner with 10 global companies around the world, all suppliers were selected for Togg’s first vehicle.
75 percent of them are from Turkey and 25 percent are companies other than Europe and Asia.
IT WILL BE READY FOR SERIES PRODUCTION IN THE LAST QUARTER OF THE YEAR
With its functions, smart and environmental features gathered under one roof, “More than a factory” A 1.6 kilometer test track was also completed at the Togg Gemlik plant. Togg has completed one of the key phases of the work at the Gemlik plant, where trial production is approaching step by step, more flawlessly. After part inspections and verifications, he successfully produced the first C-SUV body from robot lines.
At the facility, where a total of 250 robots will be installed, trial production will begin at the end of July this year. As the plans progress, Togg will be ready for mass production in the final quarter of this year.
WITH FAST CHARGING IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES, IT REACHES 80 PERCENTAGE OF EASE
According to the information provided, the innate electric car with the longest wheelbase in its segment is distinguished by its technical characteristics as well as its design.
As a result, the Turkish car will reach 80% occupancy with a quick charge in less than 30 minutes. The car, which will have the autonomy options “300+” and “500+” kilometers with its innate modular electric platform, will be constantly connected to the center and will be able to receive updates remotely via 4G / 5G connection.
Equipped with a long-lasting battery pack provided by advanced battery management and active thermal management systems, the car can accelerate from 0 to 100km / h in under 7.6 seconds with 200 horsepower and in 4.8 seconds with 400 horses.
With the battery built into the platform, compatible with the 5-star Euro NCAP level, it will have high collision resistance and 30% more torsional resistance.
HIGH-SPEED CHARGING STATIONS WILL BE ESTABLISHED IN ALL 81 PROVINCES
On the other hand, work continues on the charging infrastructures both by the Ministry and by Togg. Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank, “We will provide total support of 300 million lire for the creation of over 1,500 high-speed charging stations in all 81 provinces. Therefore, we will equip Turkey with charging stations within a year.” he had issued a statement.
EXPECTED ON THE ROAD AT THE END OF THE FIRST QUARTER 2023
Following the completion of the homologation tests, the SUV, the first vehicle in the C segment, will be launched at the end of the first quarter of 2023. The Sedan and Hatchback models of the C segment will then enter the production line. In the following years, with the inclusion in the family of B-SUV and C-MPV, it will complete the range of products consisting of 5 models bearing the same DNA.
Togg, which will employ a total of 4,300 people when annual production capacity reaches 175,000 units at its Gemlik plant, plans to produce a total of 1 million vehicles in 5 different models from a single platform until 2030.