Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank, who went to Silicon Valley, said that Tesla wants to enter the Turkish market and that the relevant studies are continuing. Stating that Turkey’s work with Tesla is not limited to the automotive industry, Varank said, “At the moment, Tesla already has suppliers from Turkey.”
Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank, who went to Silicon Valley, where the heart of technology and innovation beats, as part of his visit to the USA, shared the details of the meetings held at Tesla’s Fremont Factory. Referring to Tesla’s position in the world market, Varank said, “Tesla is one of the automobile brands of the future in the automotive industry. Currently, it is trying to expand its influence and market all over the world. One of the largest companies in China is trying to be effective in the European market with its factory in Germany, He also wants to enter the Turkish market,” he said.
WE HAVE SERIOUS INCENTIVES
SERIOUSLY INCENTIVES Stating that they are in talks with the company about coming to the Turkish market, Varank said, “Tesla’s activities related to entering the Turkish market with charging stations are continuing. Actually, they were going to come to Turkey before, but due to their own internal evaluations, the process took a little longer.” Emphasizing that they care about Tesla’s investment in technology in Turkey, Varank said, “Turkey has a very serious incentive system, especially in terms of investment and R&D. We said, ‘Come, take advantage of this, invest.’ It is important for them to enter the market, but for us. It is important for them to invest in technology and production in Turkey. We have submitted our proposals regarding these. Currently, Tesla already has suppliers from Turkey.”
Not limited to automotive
Mustafa Varank also stated that Turkey’s work with Tesla is not limited to the automotive industry, adding that Tesla Chief Executive (CEO) Elon Musk first came to Turkey to market SpaceX rockets. He reminded me that he launched his satellites into space through SpaceX and that Turkey was one of SpaceX’s first customers. Varank also noted that they invited global brands from all over the world to invest in Turkey and said, “We invite all companies from different sectors to invest in Turkey, as in the automotive industry.”