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Bisan (Turkey) Starts Production of SYM Scooters

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IZMIR, Turkey (28 November) – Bisan Twowheeler Industries and Sanyang Motor Corp. have reached an agreement for the license production of Sanyang 100 and 125cc scooters. The scooters will be produced under the SYM brandname from Sanyang and will be delivered to the Turkish market as well as EU markets where they will be shipped […]

IZMIR, Turkey (28 November) – Bisan Twowheeler Industries and Sanyang Motor Corp. have reached an agreement for the license production of Sanyang 100 and 125cc scooters. The scooters will be produced under the SYM brandname from Sanyang and will be delivered to the Turkish market as well as EU markets where they will be shipped to the SYM distributors. Before the end of this year Bisan will start assembling the SYM Jet and Shark scooter models on an Single Knocked Down (SDK) basis. During 2001 assembling will take place on a Completely Knocked Down (CDK) basis. Bisan and Sanyang are also planning to produce components for the SYM scooters at Bisan on a longer term. For Sanyang the Bisan alliance means a Eur-I foothold for expanding its export to Europe without import duties. With regard to quantities; Bisan expects that production could rise to 60,000 units per year. (GE)

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