Tag: Turkey

Turkey’s Homegrown “Flying Car” Which Is Actually A Quadcopter Takes Flight For The First Time

A ‘flying car’ being developed in Turkey has completed its first test flight. The craft, known as the ‘Cezeri’, has been designed and engineered locally. While local media refers to it as a flying car, it is in fact a quadcopter that provides seating for one person and vertical take-off and landing capabilities. During the […]

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VW Aborts Plan For New Plant In Turkey Amid Plunging Car Sales

The coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis appear to have put the final nail in the coffin for Volkswagen’s planned multi-brand car factory in Turkey. The project, which was put on hold in October last year among international criticism about Turkey’s military operations in Syria, has reportedly been dropped. The Volkswagen Group has decided […]

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Police Find Over 40 Stolen Canadian Cars In Shipping Containers Heading To Libya And Turkey

More than 40 vehicles stolen from the greater Toronto area were found last week in shipping containers in Italy, thanks to efforts from the York Regional Financial Crimes Unit, Canada’s Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Italian police. The CBSA contacted the York Regional Financial Crimes Unit back in April of this year, in regards to […]

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Charges Laid Against Seven Individuals Who Helped Carlos Ghosn Escape Japan

Prosecutors in Turkey have charged seven people who helped ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan in December. The BBC reports that prosecutors have charged four pilots, two flight attendants, and an airline executive that were behind the brazen escape. The pilots and airline executive have been charged with “migrant smuggling” while the other crew […]

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VW Group’s New Multi-Brand Plant Will Be Built In Turkey Or Not At All

There has been a lot of talk about Volkswagen’s decision to pick Turkey as the location for a new multi-brand vehicle assembly plant. Despite opposition from German labor unions, the carmaker went through with the plan and announced in July that the plant would be built in Manisa, a city on Turkey’s western coast. The facility […]

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