History of Karsan
Founded in 1966 and headquartered in Turkey, Karsan Automotive aims to offer modern product and service solutions for mass transportation. Karsan produces commercial vehicles for the world’s leading brands through its state-of-the-art and flexible manufacturing facilities and provides marketing, sales and after-sales services through its widespread dealer network. The leader in the contract-based production model in the Turkish automotive industry, Karsan operates in the light and heavy commercial vehicles group of the automotive sector and has produced more than 277 thousand buses during its nearly half a century of operations from shuttles and coaches to articulated transit buses. Its product range consists of the Karsan branded minibus, midibus Hyundai light trucks ranging between 3 to 6 tons and BredaMenarinibus buses (12m & 18m). Having achieved an extensive product portfolio and excellent reputation for its production skills, Karsan has stood as Turkey’s only independent, multi-branded vehicle manufacturer.