Founded in 1966 and headquartered in Turkey, Karsan conceptualizes, develops and produces modern product and service solutions for mass transportation. The company manufactures commercial vehicles for many of the world’s leading brands through its state-of-the-art and facilities. It also provides marketing, sales and after-sales services through its widespread dealer network.

Karsan operates in the light and heavy commercial vehicles group of the automotive sector, and throughout its more than 50-year history, has produced almost 300,000 vehicles. From shuttles and coaches to articulated transit buses, its product range is extensive and reputation impeccable. Today, Karsan is Turkey’s only independent, multi-branded vehicle manufacturer.



Karsan Italy S.r.L was founded in Turin, Italy on 12 December 2014, as a company wholly owned by Karsan. The Company’s corporate title was changed to Karsan Europe S.r.L. on October 2015. It was founded with the aim of increasing the export potential of Karsan, the company engages in marketing, sales and after-sales activities of Karsan’s JEST, ATAK and STAR brands.