New Player Of Automotive Sector: Oto World

24Oto World, the “First and Only” Auto Shopping Mall of Asian side, is preparing to make the region of Pendik-Kurtkoy districts a main base for the 2nd hand automotive sector

Oto World – which is the “First and Only” Auto Shopping Mall of Asian side will enter into force in May – is preparing to make the region of Pendik-Kurtkoy districts main base of the 2nd hand automotive sector. The project would address the automotive consumers from every section with its 365 trade departments, displaying over 3000 vehicles, open auto market locating at its side area and internet portal which will operate as online buying-selling. In line with changing consumers’ habits as well as aiming to gather sellers and buyers at a modern atmosphere in 2nd hand auto market, Oto World is going to take its place in the automotive sector. Locating on a land adjacent to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, having a covered area of 95,000 sq meters with the investment of TL170 million, the First and Only automotive shopping mall of the Asian side, Oto World will be operating as of May 2015. Oto World is aiming the locomotive of the sector in the sales of 2nd hand automobile and light commercial vehicles

Speaking at the press conference, Sermet Yardimci, General Manager of Oto World, said: “The number of 5 million 1,714 vehicles exchanged their owners between January November 2014, according to the data from Automotive Distributors’ Association. This figure accounts for 8.6 percent growth in the second hand car market. We are proud offering such a project where consumers’ attitudes are observed, sellers and buyers coming together at a modern and reliable environment, primarily to Istanbul and then to the entire Turkey. A consumer who comes to Oto world either will buy a vehicle or sell her or him vehicle, we offer a modern and reliable ambience to access all services such as expertize, insurance and banking needed in buying. Our objective as of the first year of the project is to achieve a turnover worth TL2 billion with the sales of 30 thousand vehicles. We predict this number will increase much more through the contribution of internet portal and open auto market.”