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TOFAŞ Türk Otomobil Fabrikası A.Ş
Type Anonim Şirket
Industry Automotive
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey; plant Bursa, Turkey
Area served
Europe, Middle East, Central Asia
Key people
Cengiz Eroldu (CEO)
Fabrizio Renzi (CFO)
ProductsAutomobiles, Commercial Vehicles, Spare Parts, Die Manufacturing, Consumer Financing
Production output
450,000 units per year
RevenueIncrease2.svg TRY 26.2 billion (2013)
Increase2.svg TRY 4 billion (2013)
Number of employees

Tofaş (acronym for Türk Otomobil Fabrikası Anonim Şirketi; Turkish Automobile Factory Joint-Stock Company pronounced [tofaʃ] ) is a Turkish automobile manufacturer which was established in 1968 by Vehbi Koç, who was the founder of Koç Holding, based in Bursa, where the manufacturing plant of the company is located. It is jointly owned by Stellantis and Koç Holding (37.8% of the company's shares belong to Stellantis (through Fiat Group Automobiles); 37.8% to Koç Holding; and 24.3% freefloat). [1]


Tofaş manufactures both passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. It is one of the biggest automakers in the sector with its 7,000 employees and 450,000 vehicles annual production capacity. Tofaş manufactures for the Fiat, Citroën, Peugeot, Opel, Vauxhall and RAM brands in Bursa, which has achieved for it the “Gold Level” within the scope of the WCM-World Class Manufacturing Program that is implemented in the 175 plants within the framework of Stellantis. [2]

Tofaş plays a leading role in Turkish automotive sector; it conducts sales and after sales operations for the Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Jeep, Ferrari, and Maserati brands in Turkey. [3]

Tofaş exported 160,000 units to 80 countries in 2013. It also recorded 7 billion TL net sales income and 434 million TL net profit. Fulfilling 22% of the total production in Turkey with its 240,000 units in the previous year, Tofaş achieved 1.6 billion euro export income by increasing its export volume by 4%. [4]


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Tofaş Murat 124
The first Murat 131 built by Tofas. Murat 131.JPG
The first Murat 131 built by Tofaş.
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Tofaş Şahin
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Tofaş Doğan
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Tofaş-Fiat Tipo
The first Fiat Linea was designed and produced in the Tofas Fiat factory in Bursa, which remains the model's primary production plant for the EU market. Fiat Linea 1.4 TJet Dynamic 2010 (16452173783).jpg
The first Fiat Linea was designed and produced in the Tofaş Fiat factory in Bursa, which remains the model's primary production plant for the EU market.
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New Fiat Tipo/Egea

Annual production

Models and production years

1981-1984 Tofas Murat 131 Sahin Tofas 131 Sahin 1600 initial version.jpg
1981-1984 Tofaş Murat 131 Şahin

Current production

Tofaş currently produces the following models for Stellantis:


Old models the company has produced in the past include:

See also

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