Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Financial Times Eulogizes Turkey's Automotive Producer Karsan

British economy newspaper Financial Times eulogized Turkish automotive producer Karsan which was qualified for final in New York taxi cab tender.

The newspaper defined V1 model of Karsan as "eye-catching", and wrote that two thirds of 22,000 people voted for Karsan, referring to the survey conducted on residents of New York 15 days ago. 

V1 is followed by the other two finalists Nissan and Ford, wrote FT.

The newspaper said that taxi cab owners in New York had to drive a vehicle which was approved by New York Taxi & Limousine Commission, and that 13,200 taxi cabs in New York would be gathered under a single model as of 2014.

The winner of the tender is expected to be announced by the Commission within this month.
Karsan's V1 model includes disabled access, inbuilt WiFi and a glass roof.