Turkey’s Karsan in electric bus partnership in Indonesia


By Will Pulson - 11th January 2023

Turkey’s Karsan in electric bus partnership in Indonesia

Karsan e-Jest electric minibus

Turkey / Indonesia – The Indonesian government signed preliminary agreements for several joint projects with Turkish companies in November, on the fringes of this year’s G20 summit on the island of Bali.

Among the business-to-business projects agreed in principle is a joint venture between Turkish bus manufacturer, Karsan (Karsan Otomotiv Sanayi ve Tic AŞ) of Bursa, and Jakarta-based PT Schahmindo Perkasa (Credo Group) to produce battery-powered buses in the country. Details of which models will be produced and where are yet to be decided.

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