The countdown has begun for the domestic car. Turkey’s Automobile Initiative Group (TOGG) made a statement on social media, “As the construction of our TOGG Gemlik facility draws to a close, our excitement increases. Our infrastructure works continue at full speed with the construction of our paint, body, assembly facilities and vehicle test track. Stay tuned. Stay tuned. !” it was said.
Turkey’s Automobile Enterprise Group (TOGG), which was introduced by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on December 27, 2019, and the factory construction started with a ceremony on July 18, 2020, is approaching the end step by step.
Finally, in the post made by TOGG on its social media account, “As the construction of our TOGG Gemlik facility is nearing the end, our excitement is increasing. Our infrastructure works continue at full speed in line with our plans, together with the paint, body, assembly facilities and the construction of the vehicle test track. Stay tuned!” it was said.
BODY PRODUCTION BUILDING
More than 1,600 personnel work in TOGG’s construction. 2 thousand 500 tons of iron connections were made in the paint building, 22 thousand cubic meters of concrete was poured, 138 steel columns were erected, 11 thousand tons of steel production was completed.
In addition, the body production building, assembly building, energy building, water treatment plant, battery building, entrance building and treatment building’s iron connections, concrete castings, basement curtain fabrications, column assemblies, steel fabrications, roof-facade sandwich panel assemblies continue.
1.2 MILLION SQUARE METERS
For the infrastructure of the factory, 535 meters of rain water and 2 thousand 450 meters of waste water line were built. In the region where the production of 623 meters of culvert was completed, the production of 2 thousand meters of perimeter wall was completed. 11 thousand cubic meters of excavation and 82 thousand cubic meters of filling were also carried out.
5 different models of TOGG will be released until 2030. At the first stage, electric, connected and new generation cars with a 51 percent domestic rate will be produced in the factory established on an area of 1.2 million square meters in Gemlik.