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Turkey’s progress in production of a new domestic car based on Saab 9-3 platform

Turkey is making progress on its plans produce its own domestic car model based on Saab 9-3 Platform and targets annual output of 1.5 million vehicles, Industry Minister Faruk Ozlu told Reuters on Friday. The automotive sector is important to Turkey, with production rising 16 percent to a record 1.359 million vehicles last year, but the
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New Promo Video for “Turkish Saab”

Initiated by Abdul Hamid II, the dream of manufacturing local automobiles was postponed due to the tragic ending of the local brand Devrim (Revolution) in 1961. But a few months ago, Turkish Tübitak (the Scientific Technological Research Council of Turkey) bought the intellectual property rights for platforms that belong to Saab from Nevs. The Turkish “national car”
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Final form of Turkey’s “SAAB” to appear in 2018 Autoshow

The final model of Turkey’s first domestically produced car based on Saab 9-3, which comes in 4 different models, will be displayed at the 2018 Istanbul Autoshow. The fourth prototype, a crossover model, should be shown under camouflage on Dec. 22, but the prototype has not yet shown. Turkey will start serial production of the country’s
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The First Three SAAB Prototypes for Turkish “National Car” Cost the 40 Million Euros

The Turkish “national car” project would be based on the Saab 9-3 platform with close cooperation with Nevs  engineers about the manufacturing. Prototypes which sparked widespread debate over their originality were made in Sweden and purchased for 40 million euros ($45 million). The prototypes of the future “national” cars announced on Oct.15 by Turkish minister Işık initiated
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NEVS has been chosen by TÜBITAK as its partner for developing a Turkish National Car

Nevs is Entering The Next Phase! In Trollhättan held the press conference, In short, the company announces a very close collaboration between the company Nevs (National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB) and Turkish TÜBITAK, joint development and production of parts, Nevs will help Turkey in starting production, also, Nevs continues in parallel with the strategic cooperation with Chinese DFM
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Turkish Minister confirmed: “We bought all the rights to the Saab 9-3!”

After yesterday’s discovery of the prototype of future Turkish national car, in which all recognized the Cadillac BLS (based on Saab 9-3), Today the turkish Science and Technology Minister Fikri Işık confirmed in his statement that Turkey purchased all rights to the Saab 9-3, witout right to use brand name! SAAB 9-3 is New Turkey’s National Car! A senior
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