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KARSAN LAUNCHES THE EXPORT OF JEST ELECTRIC!

20 May 2019

Able to cover up to 210 kilometers with the BMW i technology, Jest Electric hits the roads of Europe. France, Germany, Romania, Portugal and Slovakia are the first countries receiving the Jest-branded cars produced at Karsan’s factory in Bursa. “We won the tender for electric vehicles in Lithuania increasing the total number of orders we received to 35. 20 of them have already been delivered. It makes us proud to export electric vehicles to Europe.” said Karsan CEO Okan Baş.
 

First product of the supply agreement Karsan made with BMW for the production of electric vehicles, Karsan Jest Electric hits the roads of Europe. Drawing the interest of many European countries since its launch, Jet Electric is roaming the roads and streets of France, Germany, Romania, Portugal and Slovakia as first points of delivery. Domestic manufacturer Karsan has so far received 35 orders for its Jest Electric vehicles from many countries like Portugal, Romania, Lithuania, Slovakia, Greece, Italy, Germany and particularly France. 20 vehicles have already been delivered following production in Karsan's Bursa factory.
 

Emphasizing the increasing interest in Jest Electric, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “Differentiating itself from its competitors with its unique dimensions and superior battery technology, Jest Electric is now active on the roads of Europe. Firstly appearing on the roads of France, Germany, Romania, Portugal and Slovakia, Jest Electric  is now roaming the streets of Greece. Recently, we have won the tender for electric vehicles in Lithuania increasing the total number of orders we received to 35. New orders keep coming in while we are preparing ourselves for new tenders. And it makes us especially even more proud to see our cars entering the EU markets.” 
 


Jest Electric: Transportation solution of the future !

The BMW-made electrical motor of Jest Electric constantly produces a power of 170 HP and a torque of 290 Nm, while working in unison with a single-speed transmission. Jest Electric, which can be equipped with BMW’s 44 kWh or 88 kWh batteries, offers a range of up to 210 km. It can be fully charged in 8 hours through conventional AC charging units, or in 1 hour at fast charging stations. Furthermore, the regenerative brake system provides energy recovery by enabling the batteries to recharge at a rate of 25%. Standing out with its high maneuverability, large interior space, dynamic design and unparalleled climbing performance, Karsan Jest Electric is ready to carry you to the future in a quiet journey. Decorated with a 10.1-inch multimedia touch-screen, fully digital dashboard, keyless ignition, and USB ports as well as an optional Wi-Fi compatible infrastructure, Karsan Jest Electric does not come short in terms of comfort compared to passenger cars thanks to its 4-wheel independent suspension system.