After the decision of the Volkswagen Group to build a new enterprise in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered his senior lieutenants to change on the Passat.
Turkish President Erdogan on 1 October was signed the order of the top officials of the ruling Party AK go to Volkswagen Passat after the expiration of their current leases. Initially, the number will be only 19 cars in the headquarters of the party, while the people versed in this issue, I assure you that it will create a precedent and be an example for thousands of other party officials.
Government leaders today go to the Audi, and the validity of contracts for the rental of these vehicles expires in about two months. The new Turkish company Volkswagen in 2022 will be assembled sedans Passat and Skoda Superb next generation. The plant is located 40 km North-East of Izmir on the West coast of the state, and its maximum annual capacity will be 300,000 cars. The plant will be provided in the area of 5,000 jobs.
About two-thirds of the volume of production at the new plant will have on the VW Passat. Most released car will be exported at the international level. Turkey low density of vehicles is only 150 cars per 1,000 inhabitants, and for the first seven months of this year, the domestic market of the country has decreased almost twice – up to 212 605 models 481 982 units sold during the same period two years earlier.