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Renault (turkey Additional Models)

Oyak Renault Otomobil Fabrikaları or Oyak-Renault is a Turkish automotive manufacturer located in Bursa.

It is co-owned by Oyak (Turkish Armed Forces Pension Fund) and Renault. Oyak owns 49% and Renault owns 51% of the company.

Type

Joint-stock company
Industry Automotive industry
Founded 1969
Headquarters Bursa, Turkey

Area served

Worldwide

Key people

Aleš Bratož (CEO)
Products Automobiles
Owner Renault (51%)
Oyak (49%)
Website oyak-renault.com.tr

History

Oyak-Renault was established in 1969 by Renault, Oyak and Yapi Kredi Bank, starting production two years later.

The company originally manufactured various Renault models for the local and international market. Currently some models are exported up to 100 countries worldwide.

Operations

With an annual production capacity of 286,000 up to 360,000 units, it is the largest Renault factory outside Western Europe. The official car dealer network of Renault in Turkey is another joint venture known as MAİS A.Ş. The first internationally successful model of the company was the Renault Clio Symbol, which is currently offered in the second generation as the Renault Symbol. The newest Turkish-built Renault model is the mid-size classified Renault Fluence.

In addition to the automotive assembly, the plant operates its own gearbox and engine manufacturing. Currently they are manufacturing 450 different engines, 450,000 units a year. In the three-shift operation more than 5,900 workers are employed.

Past and present models

  • Renault 12
    1971–1989
    Renault 12 Toros
    1989–2000

  • Renault 9 Broadway/Spring
    1985–2000

  • Renault 11 Flash
    1987–1996

  • Renault 21 Manager
    1990–1995

  • Renault 19
    1992–1996

  • Renault 19 Europa
    1996–2003

  • Renault Mégane
    1997–2003

  • Renault Mégane Grand Tour
    1998–2003

  • Renault Clio Symbol/
    Thalia
    1999–2008

  • Renault Mégane Sedan
    2003–2009

  • Renault Clio HB
    since 2006

  • Renault Clio Grand Tour
    since 2007

  • Renault Symbol/Thalia
    2008-2013

  • Renault Fluence
    since 2009

  • Renault Mégane HB
    2009-2016

  • Renault Clio HB
    since 2012

  • Renault Clio Estate
    since 2012

 

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