The NEWS
December 2021

July 2021

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EV Charging / Legislation

With the additional article added to the Electricity Market Law, the main responsibility for the electric vehicle charging service will be the holder of the charging network operator license. The price of the charging service will be determined freely following the procedures and principles prepared by EPDK.

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Li-ion Battey Manufacturing / Aspilsan

In the 6th Battery Technologies Workshop organized by ASPİLSAN Energy, energy solutions were discussed within the framework of technological developments in the world and climate change. The Informative panels on domestic and national battery cells that will reduce foreign dependency brought together important representatives of leading institutions in the sector and academics from leading universities. In the workshop, the solutions were presented for the increasing battery need especially in e-mobility sector.

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EVs sold in Turkey / the most affordable to most expensive

According to S oto360 portal, Renault ZOE and Honda Jazz are the most suitable brands for zero km electric vehicles sold in Turkey, with a price of 550,000 TL. The most expensive ones are Mercedes EQS 580 with 3,875,000 TL and Porsche Taycan with 4,400,000 TL price.

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EV manufacturer / TOGG

Togg is preparing to take its first serial vehicle off the production line in the last quarter of 2022. While the construction of the TOGG Gemlik Facility is rapidly approaching the end, the integration of robotic production systems with the line installation of the paint shop and body sections has started.

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EV Manufacturer / Günsel

GÜNSEL introduced its first model, the B9 at the London EV Show. GÜNSEL took an important step in order to create an international sales network with the distributorship meetings held at the event before starting mass production.

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Financial / İş Portföy

The funds whose portfolios consist of investment instruments based on certain themes are called "thematic funds". The total thematic fund size in the world has exceeded 600 billion dollars and has grown 3 times in the last 3 years. Among the thematic funds within the portfolio of İş Portföy, the Electric Vehicles Mixed Fund ranks first with 34 thousand investors and a size of 2 billion TL.

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Electric Boat / Izmir Municipality 

The negotiations are continuing to provide grant and loan support to 6 full electric passenger ships planned to be purchased by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality within the scope of the project carried out by the European Union Delegation with Turkey on the carbon emission reduction of the maritime sector in our country.

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Micro-mobility / Byqee

Byqee, which can turn any bicycle into an electric bicycle in minutes with a simple installation, went on a share-based crowdfunding tour at Turkey's investment and funding center fundbulucu with its V21 product. Byqee was also the first startup to receive investment from Ankara Development Agency. This investment is the first in our country for a development agency to invest in a venture through a fund.

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Fair / e-drive

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles fair e-drive TURKEY opened its doors to technology and electric vehicle enthusiasts. Between 9-12 December 2021, electric cars, vehicles providing different transportation alternatives, charging operators, infrastructure providers, battery and equipment manufacturers took place at the fair.

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IICEC EV outlook / IEA

Speaking at the event organized by the International Center for Energy and Climate (IICEC), International Energy Agency (IEA) President Dr. Fatih Birol said, "One of the most important items in electric car production is the battery. Ten-fold growth is expected in the current capacity until 2030. There is a serious increase in lithium-ion batteries, especially from Europe to Asia, from Asia to America. The Critical mines such as lithium, cobalt, Mangan are needed during the manufacturing process."