Automotive Industry-TAYSAD

The Most Proficient and Exclusive Representative of the Turkish Automotive Supplier Industry.

Taysad was established in 1978, and it is the sole and most competent representative of the Turkish automotive supplier industry. They represent 65% of the output of the automotive supplier industry and 70% of the industry’s exports with 403 members.

TAYSAD is the founding partner of OTAM – Automotive Technologies Research & Development Company and holds ESCA Silver Label and ISO 9001 CertificatesThe 80% of TAYSAD’s members operate in the Marmara region;12% in the Aegean region,8% in other regions of Turkey,403 TAYSAD members employ more than 160,000 people.

There are 25% of TAYSAD members who are foreign partners and who hold varying levels of shares. It has a reference position within Turkey for domestic and international OEM’s, Tier 1 Suppliers and institutions being the representative of Turkish Automotive Parts and Components Suppliers.

The Turkish automotive industry, which exports 79% of its production, started December by breaking historic records for exports and production. Total automobile production by the automotive industry in the January-November period of 2017 increased by 16% to 1.5 million compared to the same period of the previous year, while automobile production reached 1 million units with a serious increase of 24%. The Turkish automotive supply industry will reach its goal of becoming a global automotive hub in 2030 through the “Design, Technology and Logistics ” formula.

– Create strategies to meet the expectations of its members and to support the sustainable growth of the Automotive Supply industry through globally competitive businesses
– Develop itself by working in coordination with official institutions and stakeholders through the strength derived from its values.

–  TAYSAD works with the universities, in order to increase collaboration with the industry.
–  Promotes the career days and supports the internship programmes for the automotive  engineering students.
–  Co-operate with government authorities to improve the competitive manufacturing structure of the sector in order to establish automotive supply strategies by considering the global competition.
–  Organise trainings for its members in order to confirm that they will adapt to the changing conditions.
–  Organises visits to local and global OEM companies to improve relationship with sub-supplier and also organizes Supplier Days & B2B meetings.

–  Provide educational and consultancy services that help its member companies expand lean production techniques.

Co-operation with OEM Companies:

TAYSAD organizes visits to local and global OEM companies to improve relationship with sub-supplier and also organizes Supplier Days & B2B meetings.


TAYSAD signs agreements with trade fair organizations in order to provide more suitable conditions for its members to participate in the domestic and international exhibitions, and also participates in the adequate trade fairs by establishing an info stand to promote and broadcast the manufacturing technical capacities of its members.

TAYSAD Magazine:

TAYSAD publishes “TAYSAD Magazine” every 2 months. Developments in the automotive industry and the future predictions are shared via TAYSAD Magazine also.]

Turkish Trade relations with India:

The Turkish construction sector maintained its rank as the world’s second largest after China in terms of the number of projects undertaken outside of the country, according to a recent report by Engineering News Record.

Indian and Turkish trade relations have improved rapidly over the past decade. Trade volume between Turkey and India was $2.3 billion and $4 billion in 2009 and 2010, respectively. This figure reached $6 billion in 2013, according to the Indian Ministry of Trade and Commerce.

Indian companies, such as M/s Polyplex, GMR Infrastructure, TATA Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance, Ispat, Aditya Birla Group, Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd., Jain Irrigation, Wipro and Dabur, have either invested directly or established joint ventures in Turkey.

New vehicles that began to be manufactured in Turkey in 2016:

Toyota C-HR and the Tofaş Egea models began to be produced in Turkey in 2016, the Toyota C-HR and the Tofaş Egea, two large projects being accepted in Turkey, are receiving a great deal of attention. The Toyota C-HR, the first hybrid and crossover vehicle produced in Turkey, has begun mass production. 60% of the Toyota production plant’s capacity in Sakarya will be used for the C-HR, which got off the ground due to a €350 million investment. 90% of the C-HR manufactured will be exported. On the other hand, Tofaş’s Egea model is quickly on its way to breaking records. The plant manufacturing them puts out 1500 of them per day, making it the fastest producing plan in the Turkish automotive sector.

written by-   Abhilasha Kumari

(Market Report and Research Analyst)