Aziz Sancar got behind the wheel of Turkey’s car, TOGG!

Nobel Prize-winning Turkish scientist Prof. Dr. Aziz Sancar got behind the wheel of Turkey's automobile, TOGG, at TEKNOFEST,

Nobel Prize-winning Turkish scientist Prof. Dr. Aziz Sancar got behind the wheel of Turkey’s automobile, TOGG, at TEKNOFEST, where the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) attended as the guest of honor. TOGG CEO Gürcan Karakaş, about the vehicle Prof. Dr. He gave information to Sancar.

According to the statement made by the Ministry of Industry and Technology, Aziz Sancar and TÜBİTAK President Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal visited TOGG stand. Receiving information from company officials with a domestic automobile, Prof. Dr. It was stated to Sancar that the factory in Gemlik is in the construction phase and that the construction will be completed next year.


prof. Dr. On Sancar’s question about whether all smart and modern systems are used in TOGG, he said, “The most modern, most advanced radar technologies and camera technologies are used in our vehicle. They have radars for the distance to the vehicle in front. We use very advanced software. We have a driver monitoring system. Vehicle. Is the driver’s eye on the road, is he drowsy, excited, worried or sad? We have a camera that detects them all.”

prof. Dr. Sancar later got behind the wheel of TOGG, an all-electric SUV class with a 4X4 drive system. TOGG CEO Gürcan Karakaş accompanied Sancar. Sancar was informed that the factory is designed to produce 175,000 vehicles annually when it reaches full capacity. prof. Dr. Sancar said that in America, electric vehicles are also charged at home. Thereupon, Prof. Dr. Sancar was informed, “Yes, it is possible with us. You will be able to charge it overnight when you put it at home.”


prof. Dr. Sancar, President of TUBITAK Prof. Dr. Along with Mandal, he also examined the hydrogen-powered vehicle developed by TUBITAK Marmara Research Center (MAM). prof. Dr. Mandal said that hydrogen powered vehicles are the technology of the future. prof. Dr. Later, Sancar examined the electric vehicle named ‘Sancar’ by the youth at Bursa Technical University and got information about the vehicle. prof. Dr. Sancar signed his signature on the vehicle, which can reach a speed of 100 kilometers per hour, upon the insistence of the youth.


Visiting the TÜBİTAK Informatics and Information Security Advanced Technologies Research Center (BİLGEM) stand, Prof. Dr. The laser device that provides communication between ships was also introduced to Aziz Sancar, which was converted into a teleportation cabin. The device reflected the holographic image of Sancar and Mandal on the screen. TÜBİTAK MAM Polar Research Institute Director Assoc. Dr. Burcu Özsoy also wrote a book in English and Turkish describing her research in Antarctica. Dr. He gave it to Sancar.


On the other hand, Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank, on his Twitter account, Prof. Dr. Sharing images of Aziz Sancar’s visit, he said, “As our teacher Aziz Sancar said, ‘In 100 years, Turkish children like you will read my inventions and they will say, ‘A Turkish made this’,’ he also said that Turkey’s automobile, whose intellectual property rights belong to 100 percent of our country, is also Turkish. engineers do it.”

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