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Automobile sales double after cheap loan campaign by Turkish public lenders
Car Emissions & Global Warming | Union of Concerned Scientists
Automobile sales in Turkey doubled in October from the previous month, thanks to the public lenders' campaign that offers cheaper car loans to consumers buying locally-made vehicles from select manufacturers. In a joint statement on Sept. The three banks slashed the monthly cost of month loans — for cars produced in Turkey and priced between TL 50, and TL , — to rates between 0. The lenders said they would also offer months — for commercial vehicles sold for TL 72, and TL , — loans at monthly interest rates between 0. The financing package will available from Oct. Local vehicle dealers and salesmen said they are having difficulty meeting the high demand, underscoring that the delivery time can now take around three weeks. Turgut İnal, the chairman of İnallar Automotive that is responsible for Citroen, Hyundai, Honda, Kia and Mazda sales and service in the northwestern province of Bursa, said the campaign brought down the interest rates below the psychological limit of 0.