Nobel Prize-winning Turkish scientist Aziz Sancar examined TOGG

Nobel laureate Turkish scientist Prof. Dr. Aziz Sancar examined Turkey’s Automobile TOGG, which is planned to be taken off the tape in the last quarter of 2022, at TEKNOFEST, which TÜBİTAK attended as the guest of honor.

Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank made a video sharing on his social media account and said, “As our teacher Aziz Sancar said 100 years later, Turkish children like you will read my inventions and they will say that a Turk made it, Turkey’s Automobile, whose intellectual property rights belong to our country 100 percent. Turkish engineers do it.” made statements.


As in the words of our teacher Aziz Sancar, “In 100 years, Turkish children like you will read my inventions and say, ‘A Turkish made this,'” Turkish engineers are making Turkey’s Automobile, whose intellectual property rights belong to our country 100 percent.

According to the statement made by the Ministry on the subject, Sancar, TÜBİTAK President Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal visited Turkey’s Automobile Enterprise Group (TOGG) stand. Sancar, who received information about the domestic automobile from the company officials, was told that the factory in Gemlik is in the installation phase and that the construction will be completed next year.

When Sancar was asked whether all smart and modern systems were used in TOGG, the authorities said, “The most modern and advanced radar and camera technologies are used in our vehicle. This is for autonomous driving and driver assistance systems. It has radars for the distance to the vehicle in front. “We use advanced software. We have a driver monitoring system. Inside the vehicle, is the driver’s eye on the road, is he drowsy, excited, worried, sad? We have a camera that detects it all.” information has been given.

While Sancar was behind the wheel of TOGG, a fully electric SUV with 4×4 drive system, TOGG Senior Manager Gürcan Karakaş accompanied him.

He also examined the hydrogen-powered vehicle

Sancar also examined the hydrogen-powered vehicle developed by TUBITAK President Mandal and TUBITAK Marmara Research Center (MAM). Mandal stated that the task of TÜBİTAK is to study the future, and that hydrogen-powered vehicles are the technology of the future.

Sancar also got information by examining the electric vehicle named “Sancar” by young people from Bursa Technical University. It was stated that Sancar, who signed on the vehicle at the insistence of the young people, gave permission to give the vehicle its name. One of the young people who introduced the vehicle said, “We had e-mailed and talked before. We asked for permission to give your name to the vehicle we built. ‘Sancar’ can reach a speed of 100 kilometers.” used the phrase.

Holographic image projected

Sancar, who also visited the TÜBİTAK Informatics and Information Security Advanced Technologies Research Center (BİLGEM) stand, was introduced to the laser device that provides communication between ships, transformed into an irradiation cabin. The device reflected the holographic image of Sancar and Mandal on the screen.

TÜBİTAK MAM Polar Research Institute Director Assoc. Dr. Burcu Özsoy also presented a book in English and Turkish to Sancar, describing their research in Antarctica.

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