Turkey’s Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank came to the budget presentation at the General Assembly of the Turkish Grand National Assembly in Togg electric SUV, country’s first domestically produced vehicle that was unveiled recently.
Minister Varank was accompanied by AK Party Group President İsmet Yılmaz and MHP Group Deputy Chairman Erkan Akçay. Varank, who parked his red colored Togg SUV in front of the Assembly Hall of Fame, made a statement to reporters saying:
“Turkey’s 60-year excitement, 60-year dream has come true. I can see that excitement in our members of the press as well.”
Varank expressed that he sees Togg as a visionary project, emphasizing that its the best indicator of what Turkish people and engineers can achieve when they believe. He said the engineers and technicians have a great effort in this project, but putting forward such a vision project requires a great deal of bravery. Varank also gave credit to President Erdogan who he said stood behind this project as a valiant head and supported it until the end.
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MHP Group Deputy Chairman Erkan Akçay also expressed that he was extremely happy and has experienced a historical moment. “I want to cry” Akçay said adding that Turkey made up for its lost years. He mentioned that the sparkle in the eyes of the citizens they see on their way on the road means a completely different meaning, Akçay stated that he believes the Turkish nation will achieve much greater things.
Togg electric SUV reaching the Turkish National Assembly
Domestic sales of this C-segment SUV are to set begin towards the end of the third quarter of 2023. Dubbed as the “people’s car”, the price of the Togg SUV is likely to be revealed in February 2023 but it will be “very affordable” according to the company officials. Through 2030, Togg plans to produce 5 different models including an SUV, C-segment sedan, C-segment hatchback, B-segment SUV and a B-segment MPV.
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