Turkish bus manufacturer Karsan is establishing an electric vehicles laboratory. As part of its efforts to contribute to vocational training in the automotive industry, Karsan announced it has signed a “Protocol of Collaboration in Vocational and Technical Training” with Bursa Governor and Bursa Provincial Directorate of National Education.

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The protocol embodies the collaboration for the purposes of establishing the “Karsan Technology Laboratory for Electric Vehicles” and training the qualified human resources required.

Karsan laboratory to train young professionals

A total of 20 students will be selected from 10th grades of vocational and technical Anatolian high schools for the project and at least 50% of these students are planned to be female, where the purpose is to set a precedent for contributions to women’s employment. The students who will be attending studies at the Karsan Technology Laboratory for Electric Vehicles will become individuals who will create added value in the future for the industry and for new technologies. The protocol also envisages designing of study fields in schools in collaboration with industry professionals and supporting the program’s graduates in their careers.

In the signing ceremony, Karsan CEO Okan Baş reported “Today is among our most exciting and merriest days, as we are now able to share our experience in the field of electric vehicles with our young friends, who are the skilled professionals of the future. We believe that every step, taken together, will create added value for our industry, as well as employment of women ”.


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