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Turkey tops Spain in production of light commercial vehicles
Turkey's light commercial vehicle production in the first nine months increased by 34 percent to 408,000 units.
The Turkish car industry is now first in the manufacture of light commercial vehicles in Europe, ahead of Spain, the Automotive Manufacturers Association reported Tuesday.
Turkey became the top manufacturer of light commercial vehicles as production in the first nine months of this year increased by 34 percent to 408,000 units, the report said.
This put Turkey ahead of Spain in terms of production volume, the report said.
It is a significant increase from last year, when Turkey was second in the manufacture of light commercial vehicles with 304,000 in the same period of the previous year, according to the report.
Turkey’s commercial vehicle market in the first ten months of year rose by 34 percent annually to 236,000. The European market saw a 12 percent advance to 1.89 million units in same period according to the report.
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Scholarship to Returning Academics
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey now offers 3. 250 TL monthly scholarship to returning academics who complete their Ph.Ds abroad.
Double-lane roads save 1525 lives
The number of people who were killed in traffic accidents dropped to 4,041 in 2010 from 5,566 in 2000 thanks to 13,500 more kilometers of double-lane roads, which saved 1,525 lives a year on average.
Public debt ratio lowest in Europe
The ratio of Turkey’s public debt to national income has dropped to 28.2 percent from 61.4 percent 10 years ago.
From Electricity Importer to Exporter
Turkey increased electricity production from 31 thousand to 45 thousand megawatts in ten years and started selling electricity to Georgia, Syria and Greece.
Government Takes Care of Traffic Accident Victims
The government now covers all medical expenses of those injured in traffic accidents.
Care for Pregnant Women Under Risk
12.275 women benefited from the "guest mother" program, which provides care to pregrant women under risk in health centers before delivery.
First step for Turkish fighter jet
Feasibility works have been launched for first Turkish fighter jet planned to be completed by 2023, the centenary of the Republic of Turkey.
Safranbolu Houses, featured in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, are being restored by the Housing Development Administration of Turkey.
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- New high-speed train line launched
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- James Bond to be shot in Istanbul
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Record Growth in Technology Sector
The Turkish technology sector grew 19.4% in 2010, closing the year with 17.5 billion TL revenue.
World Leader in Transit Passengers
Carrying 18 million passengers in the Asia-Europe transit corridor in 2010, Turkey saw the highest increase in transit passenger numbers in the world.
Investing in Farmers
Turkey increased agricultural investments in the past 10 years from 1.8 billion TL to 9 billion TL.