Karsan Wins Electric Minibus Tender in Romania

Karsan won the electric minibus tender in Romania
Karsan won the electric minibus tender in Romania

Offering modern solutions that can adapt to any city with public transportation systems, Karsan won the tender for 5 electric minibuses this year after winning 10 deliveries to Suceava city in Romania last year. As part of the agreement, Karsan will deliver 10 Jest Electrics to Suceava by the end of 2020, thereby bringing 21 Jest Electrics to Romania by the end of the year.


Developing transportation solutions in line with the mobility needs of the age in its factory in Bursa, local manufacturer Karsan continues to be the environmentally preferred choice of Romanian cities in public transportation. Karsan Commercial Affairs Assistant General Manager Muzaffer Arpacıoğlu expressed his happiness after successfully winning this tender held in Suceava, Romania: “We have been serving in different cities of Romania since 2013 with our Karsan branded vehicles. We brought our vehicles to the end users in many cities from Dej, Sibiu, Braşov to Braila. Finally, after the tender we won last year in Suceava city of Romania, we have been serving with Jest Electric on the roads for 1,5 years, and this year we are proud to offer transportation solutions to the Romanian people as the winner of 10 tender in the same city. We hope to receive 3 more Jest Electric orders within the scope of the scope expansion within the next 6 months. It makes us happy to become the preferred brand by strengthening day by day in the Romanian market. ”

Best electric performance at Jest Electric!

Proving itself with its high maneuverability and unique passenger comfort, Jest Electric can be preferred with a BMW electric motor producing 170 HP power and 290 Nm torque and 44 and 88 kWh batteries produced by BMW. With a range of up to 210 km, Jest Electric, which shows the best performance of the 6-meter small bus class, can recharge its batteries by 25 percent thanks to its energy recovery regenerative braking system.

Equipped with a 10,1-inch multimedia touch screen, fully digital instrument panel, keyless operation, USB outputs, and providing Wi-Fi compatible infrastructure upon request, Jest Electric does not look for passenger cars in comfort discipline with its 4 wheel independent suspension system.

Turkey's leading automotive brand Karsan!

Leaving 53 years behind in the Turkish automotive industry, Karsan has been producing in its modern facilities for the world's leading brands, including its own brand, in the commercial vehicle segment since its establishment. Producing commercial vehicles since 1981, Karsan's factory in Bursa Hasanağa will be able to produce 19 vehicles per year in a single shift.

It has structure. Hasanağa Factory, designed with the flexibility to produce all kinds of vehicles from passenger cars to heavy trucks, minivans and buses, is 30 km away from Bursa city center and is located on a total area of ​​91 thousand square meters, 207 thousand square meters of which is closed.

For more than 50 years in the automotive industry of Turkey's Karsan is located in the only independent multi-brand car manufacturer location, together with its business partners and licensors in line with the vision of developing new and derivatives of existing products in freight and passenger transport is aiming to take place in all segments. Continuing its activities to develop and deliver “innovative products and services”, “from idea to market” in the public transportation segment, Karsan aims to strengthen its Main Manufacturer / OEM business line. Karsan manages the entire automotive value chain from R&D to production, from marketing to sales and after-sales activities.

Today, Karsan produces new H350 light commercial vehicles for Hyundai Motor Company (HMC), 10-12-18 m buses for Menarinibus and Jest, Atak and Star models under its own brand. In addition, it produces 100 percent electric Jest Electric and Atak Electric models as part of its cooperation with the world giant BMW. In addition to vehicle production, Karsan also provides industrial services in its factory located in the Organized Industrial Zone.

Hibya News Agency



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