Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki
Advertisement
Türk Otomobil Fabrikasi A.Ş
Type Joint venture
Founded 1968
Headquarters Bursa, Turkey
Key people Ali Pandır — CEO
Industry Automotive
Revenue (turnover) unknown
Employees 8200
Website www.tofas.com.tr

Tofaş (acronym for Türk Otomobil Fabrikası Anonim Şirketi; pronounced [tofaʃ])[missing stress] is a Turkish automaker, based in Bursa, Turkey, where also a plant of the company is located. It builds Fiat models under license and also some locally-designed vehicles (mainly used as taxicabs). Tofaş is equally owned by Fiat and Koç Holding (37.8% Fiat Group Automobiles, 37.8% Koç, 24.3% others).[1]

History

Tofaş Factory

Tofaş Şahin

The first Tofaş model was a Fiat 124, produced under licence from Fiat and locally named Tofaş Murat 124. Subsequently this model was replaced by a long production run of cars based on the Fiat 131, the Murat, the Şahin. Tofaş models are also produced under license in Egypt by the state owned Nasr car company. Tofaş still maintains a close relationship with Fiat, producing its models both for the domestic market and for other countries.

Current production

Tofaş produces currently following Fiat models:

and the following models for other automobile brands:

Old models the company has produced :

  • Fiat 124
  • Fiat 131, still in production for the local and export markets in CKD in Ethiopia
  • Albea
  • Brava
  • Marea
  • Palio
  • Regata
  • Siena
  • Tempra
  • Tipo
  • Uno


See also

References

  1. "Fiat and PSA Citroën reveal new van family". fiat.co.nz. Retrieved on 2009-04-18.

External links

Commons-logo.png
Wikimedia Commons has media related to:
Smallwikipedialogo.png This page uses some content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Tofaş. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons by Attribution License and/or GNU Free Documentation License. Please check page history for when the original article was copied to Wikia


Advertisement