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OSD, the Automotive Manufacturers Association, represents the 14 manufacturers in Turkey: Anadolu Isuzu, Ford Otosan, Hattat, Honda Türkiye, Hyundai Assan, Karsan, M.A.N. Türkiye, Mercedes Benz Türk, Otokar, Oyak Renault, Temsa Global, TOFA┼×, Toyota, and Türk Traktör. According to OSD’s annual reports, the automotive industry is Turkey’s largest export sector. 


TAYSAD, established in 1978, represents the Turkish automotive supplier industry. TAYSAD represents 65% of the output of the automotive supplier industry and 70% of the industry’s exports. 
The main product groups manufactured by TAYSAD members operating in the motor vehicle manufacturing industry can be classified as complete engines and engine parts, power trains, brake systems and parts, hydraulic and pneumatic spare parts, suspension parts, safety spare parts, foam and rubber parts, chassis parts and spare parts, forged and cast parts, electrical equipment and illumination systems, batteries, automobile glass, and seats.
In 2017, Avenue EV electric bus, jointly developed by ASELSAN and bus manufacturer TEMSA was showcased. The electric traction system of the bus was developed by ASELSAN. 
Moreover, Toyota Motor launched the production of its C-HR (Coupe high-rider) small SUV in Turkey and the model is expected to be exported to all global markets including North America.