IZMIR PLACES FIRST ORDER FOR 100 OTOKAR ARTICULATED BUSES
Otokar has won the competitive tender to supply hundred articulated buses to Izmir Metropolitan Municipality’s ESHOT transport service. Otokar will deliver the vehicles during 2016. The contract also covers maintenance and service support for the vehicles.
Otokar, a member of the Koç group of companies, is strengthening the public transport fleets of municipalities throughout the whole of Turkey. The batched deliveries of the buses will be completed within 2016. This order means that the articulated buses newly developed by Otokar will be used for the first time on the streets of Izmir.
Otokar’s new low floor articulated buses permit access for disabled passengers. They are air-conditioned, and their environmentally friendly engine is fully compliant with the European Union’s Euro 6 standards.
Otokar, a member of the Koç Group of companies, designs and manufactures commercial vehicles including buses, trucks and semi-trailers. Otokar operates with over 2,000 employees at its 552 thousand square meter plant in Arifiye, Sakarya, Turkey. Otokar has established in 2011, Otokar Europe for European bus market, Paris, France.