MAN Truck & Bus
MAN Türkiye A.Ş. was the first MAN production plant outside of Germany and commenced operations in 1966. Today, MAN Türkiye is MAN's largest bus production plant.
In 2015 MAN Türkiye can look back over a 49-year history of success in the Turkish automotive industry. At its plant in Ankara, Akyurt, the company produces city buses, coaches as well as intercity coaches of the MAN and NEOPLAN brands on a site with a total area of 317,000 m2 and is MAN´s biggest bus production center.
Ufuk Doğrusöz, Plant Manager:
“The MAN plant in Turkey is the competence centre for high-floor and low-floor buses. We achieve ultimate quality standards and delivery reliability with the MAN MNPS Production Management System. We are working continuously on further improvement to quality and customer orientation with our young and dynamic organisation.”
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First-class travel comfort combined with high economy and a proven safety concept.
The fully modernised low-floor city bus series satisfies the hard requirements placed on intercity transportation with flying colours. The modular concept means there are different models for every requirement.
The Tourliner is the perfect combination of aesthetics and economy. Designed for long tours, it features high comfort and accident prevention safety systems.
The Skyliner generation sets new standards. Passengers enjoy pur luxury over two floors, while bus operators benefit from powerful efficiency.
In the Cityliner, passengers are spoilt with a sophisticated and all-round fell-good concept. This luxury limousine even offers first-class comfort for discerning passengers. The Cityliner is a perfect host in every situation.
Founding of MAN A.Ş. and construction of a truck plant in Istanbul
Production of the first truck in Istanbul
MAN exports its first vehicle from Turkish production
Startup of the truck plant and a separate engine factory in Ankara
MAN produces the first articulated bus in Turkey with a turbocharged four stroke diesel engine
Takeover of the industrial leadership by MAN; sale of the plant in Istanbul and concentration of the production of trucks, city buses and coaches in Ankara
Increase of production capacity to 4 bus units per day
MAN produces the first three-axle coach in Turkey
Renaming of the company to “ MAN Türkiye A.Ş.”
MAN produces the first natural gas buses in Turkey
R & D Centre Certification
Startup of the CDP unit (cathodic dip painting)
Production of Neoplan buses in the plant Ankara
Increase of production daily quota from 9 to 11 units
Increase of production daily quota from 11 to 13 units