While the works within the scope of TOGG, Turkey’s domestic car, continue at full speed, an exciting post came from TOGG’s official account. TOGG shared a new photo saying, “Our first body assembled in Gebze with all parts produced in Turkey. Stay tuned.”
Turkey’s Automobile Enterprise Group (TOGG) Gemlik Facility, which started on July 18, 2020, is progressing within the plan. The plant is expected to be ready for production by the end of next year.
According to the statement made by TOGG, the construction works at the TOGG Gemlik Facility, which is defined as “more than a factory” with its smart and environmental features, completed its first year.
At the end of a year, the company started the construction works with soil improvement and started the roofing process. It is planned to complete the roofing works of the entire facility by the end of September.
During the one-year construction period, basic reinforcement works of purification, assembly, energy, paint, body, entrance and battery units were completed and superstructure works were started.
With the establishment of production and assembly lines at the TOGG Gemlik Facility, where long-term equipment orders are placed, it is aimed to take the first serial car off the line in the last quarter of 2022.
When the production capacity of the facility reaches 175 thousand units per year, a total of 4 thousand 300 people will be employed.
WORKS DONE IN A YEAR
All basic iron and concrete production was completed in one year at TOGG Gemlik Facility. 40% of steel column manufacturing and 17% of structural steel manufacturing have been completed.
While the basic iron and concrete constructions were completed at the hull facility, 95% progress was achieved in prefabricated column manufacturing and 22% in structural steel manufacturing. In the assembly facility, 97% of the basic iron production, 90% of the foundation concrete production, 47% of the prefabricated column production and all of the sub-foundation insulation were completed. In the power plant, basic iron and concrete production has been completed.
Source: Sabah / Translated by Irem Yildiz