TIMELINE

2018
2018
2018

Now Karsan manufactures Jest Electric to conserve nature and future generations, to keep pace with dynamic historical cities and make life easier.

2017
2017

In 2017, Jest has been developed by considering increased customer expectations and relaunched as Jest+ with a new face.

2016
2016

Karsan became one of the 6 finalists in the prototype design contest for a next generation transportation vehicle that will replace 180,000 vehicles currently available at US postal Service. Additionally, it established a strategic partnership with Morgan Olson, a leader in business transportation.

2015
2015

Hyundai H350 production began

2014
2014
  • 40-18m articulated CNG buses delivered to Konya, Turkey Metropolitan Municipality
  • ATAK and STAR presented in Busworld Turkey
  • Karsan Pazarlama became the exclusive Turkish distributor of Hyundai light commercial vehicles
2013
2013
  • 540 units of bus delivered to IETT (Istanbul)
  • Karsan branded product family's first member, JEST launched.
  • Buses (8m, 12m, 18m CNG) delivered within two years to Rome, Padova, Bologna and Modena cities in Italy
2012
2012

Agreement signed with IETT for 450 units of buses (Jater increased to 540)

2011
2011

75 buses BredaMenarinibus delivered to Italy, Rome.

2010
2010
  • New J10 replaced J9
  • Hyundai Truck New HD Series production began
  • Karsan became finalist at New York Taxi of tomorrow tender
  • 100.000th Peugeot Partner produced
2009
2009
  • Karsan Pazarlama estatished
  • Renault Trucks Premium Lander and Kerax presented
  • New vision set as "Limitless Transportation Solutions"
2008
2008
  • 100.000th j9 produced
  • Renault Trucks Premium production began.
  • Citroen Berling production began.
2007
2007

Hyundai HD light trucks production began.

2006
2006

Karsan bought the name and licence rights of j series.

2005
2005
2004
2004
2003
2003
2001
2001
2000
2000
1999
1999

New plant built

1997
1997

The first local minivan Peugeot Partner production waas intiated.

1981
1981

Began to produce and sell the j9 minibus.

1979
1979

The majority of shares purchased by Koç Holding.

1966
1966

Founded by 269 investors.