In 1966, MAN made a very important decision. MAN Turkey A.Ş., the man went down in history as the first production base outside Germany. MAN Turkey, today came to the man's biggest bus production center.
In 1966, MAN Truck & Bus has scored a first in the history and founded the first production facility outside Germany in Turkey. In 1967, starting with the man in the truck bus production in Turkey was also included in 1968. MAN Motor Factory was established in 1981 with the partnership of Ercanlar Company and MAN Truck & Bus. and the MANAŞ factory in Istanbul focused on bus production. MAN is the first export in 1981 from Turkey, Egypt, Kuwait, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon were carried to nearby countries such as geography.
MAN Truck & Bus took over the entire administrative and industrial management of MANAŞ in 1995, and in 1996 the Motor factory was acquired. Bus production was transferred from Istanbul to Ankara and all production facilities were combined in Ankara. In 2004, with the olution Evolution 2004 yönelik project aimed at increasing the capacity, the factory reached the capacity to produce 2000 buses per year, in other words, buses every 100 minutes and started industrial production.
MAN Turkey, Akyurt district of the capital Ankara giant 317,000-square-meter manufacturing center in the inner city for MAN and NEOPLAN brands, mid-distance bus travel and are being developed and produced.
MAN Turkey has completed the new research and development center in 2012. In this way, design, test and analysis groups gathered under one roof. Over the last two years, a number of development projects have been launched that make MAN even more powerful in a long-term competitive environment.
MAN in Turkey, the investments made in recent years, significant improvements; quality and efficiency. As a result, the world's premium brand NEOPLAN bus's, the decision was taken now only be produced in the plant, MAN Turkey in Ankara.