The NEWS
March 2022

July 2021

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Subsidy / Charging Stations

In the field of mobility, which has a high level of economic impact and has the potential to accelerate development in multiple sectors, 75 percent of the investments for the establishment of fast-charging stations for electric vehicles will be provided with non-refundable support for up to 20 million TL.

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EV Manufacturer / Citroen Ami

Introduced by Citroen in 2020, the two-seater mini electric vehicle Ami is getting ready to go on sale in our country. Ami, which means 'Friend' in French, is offered as an alternative 4-wheel solution to motorcycles with its compact structure. The Ami is 100% electric with a top speed of 50 km/h. Its range is 70 kilometers with its 5.5 kWh lithium-ion battery.  Price 215.000 TL (21.03.2022)

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EV Distributor / Doğuş Otomotiv

Doğuş Otomotiv will use the Green Financing Loan amounting to 8 million 750 thousand Euros with a maturity of 2 years for the import financing of the all-electric Taycan models of the Porsche brand, for which it carries out its distributorship activities.

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EV Charger / Vestel electronic / Eneco 

Vestel Electric Vehicle Chargers (EVC) in cooperation with Eneco eMobility, will be installed in the Benelux Region consisting of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, and Germany. Eneco eMobility, one of the three largest charging service providers in the Benelux Region and one of the leading brands in Germany, will be able to offer its customers a user-friendly and ultra-efficient electric vehicle charging solution thanks to its cooperation with Vestel.

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Electric Plane Operator - Gozen Holding

Aircraft leasing company Avolon has announced that Gözen Holding has committed to purchase or lease up to 50 VX4 eVTOL aircraft from Avolon. The option to purchase or lease up to 50 additional aircraft. Electric aircraft, the certification of which has been meticulously studied by the FAA and EASA and that we will be seeing a lot in the coming years, can be used for various purposes such as short-haul passenger and cargo transportation, emergency health services, search and

rescue.

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EV Li-ion Battery / Pricing / Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Gregory Miller, an analyst from London-based Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, which operates as a price reporting and information provider to the automotive industry, said: "Rising raw material prices certainly have the potential to delay the timeline for cost parity between electric vehicles and internal combustion engine vehicles. may prevent its widespread adoption”.

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EV Charge Regulation / EPDK 

EMRA President Mustafa Yılmaz stated that the electric vehicle charging service price will be determined in kilowatt-hours (kWh), and said, "In the Charging Services Regulation, charging network operators were allowed to enter into loyalty agreements with vehicle users. Users will be able to receive charging service at a discount of up to 20 percent with the loyalty agreement they signed."

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Li-ion Battery Manufacturers 

ASPİLSAN which will start production this year, the Togg battery factory prepared for 2023 with the partnership of Farasis, Yiğit Akü, which currently produces LFP batteries, and after Kontrolmatik which started the construction of the factory last month, Koç Holding is also engaged in Li-ion battery production. The holding will partner with South Korean SK On, one of the world's largest battery manufacturers, and  Ford Motor Company. Production will begin in 2025 at the battery factory, which is in the planning stage, and the annual battery production capacity will be at the level of 30-45 GWh.

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EV Charge Operator and Manufacturer / Voltrun

The company, which offers charging services with 450 sockets at 300 points throughout Turkey, aims to double the number of stations in 2022 by continuing its investments. Voltrun also aims to expand its market share by exporting the electric vehicle charging units it produces at world standards with its own R&D activities.

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Railways / Logistics / Mars Logistics

Having opened the Halkalı - Kolin railway line in the past months, Mars Logistics announced that it has taken its railway service to the next level by incorporating 90 wagons worth 10 million Euros into environmentally friendly intermodal and railway transportation. In this way, the company will reduce the logistics-related carbon footprints of its customers (scope 3) by switching to railway, which causes much less carbon emissions compared to air and road transport.