Ford Otosan (Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.S.)

Established in 1959, Ford Otosan is Ford Europe’s largest commercial vehicle production center with a production capacity of 721,700 vehicles, 436,500 engines, and 140,000 powertrains in 2022. With 1688 R&D employees, Ford Otosan has the largest R&D organization in the Turkish industry and is exporting engineering. It serves as the global engineering center for Ford’s heavy commercial vehicles, related diesel engines, and engine systems, as well as the support center for Ford’s light commercial vehicle design and engineering. R&D department of the company possesses all the capabilities and infrastructure required to design, develop, and test a whole vehicle, including particularly its engine, from scratch to the complete commercial product. Ford Otosan has so far been involved in 20 H2020 and 14 Horizon Europe projects with more than 600 partners all over Europe.