Milestones in Our History

BMC; founded the first foundry the first apprenticeship training center and manufactured the first diesel engine, the first turbo powered vehicle, the first domestic light commercial vehicle, the first environment friendly natural gas bus, the first fully low-floor bus and manufactured the first tactical armored wheeled vehicle.The most important motivation source of BMC's achievements, which broke new ground, is the goal of reaching the level of contemporary civilizations set by Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and the endless trust and responsibility it has for its country.

1966

Initial production began with TM Series trucks under the name of Leyland.

1975

A diesel engine was manufactured in Turkey for the first time.

1996

First 100% national truck with intellectual and industrial property rights owned by a Turkish company, "Professional Series" was manufactured.

1999

The production of military vehicles began.

2007

First natural gas powered eco-friendly bus was manufactured.

2009

The manufacturing of Mine Protected Armoured Vehicles began, bearing the name of "Kirpi".

2019

BMC Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş is rapidly moving towards its renewed targets on the way of becoming a worldwide brand.

1973

Turkey's first foundry was established within BMC's commercial body.

1976

The first Apprentice Training Center in the Aegean Region was established.

1998

BMC became the first Turkish commercial vehicle manufacturer to export its products to Europe.

2004

First lightweight commercial vehicle with intellectual and industrial property rights owned by a Turkish company, "Megastar" was manufactured.

2008

The production began for the first 100% domestically manufactured, solo and articulated fully low-floor bus "Procity".

2017

The first domestic and national apron bus "Neoport" was manufactured.

1966

Initial production began with TM Series trucks under the name of Leyland.

1973

Turkey's first foundry was established within BMC's commercial body.

1975

A diesel engine was manufactured in Turkey for the first time.

1976

The first Apprentice Training Center in the Aegean Region was established.

1996

First 100% national truck with intellectual and industrial property rights owned by a Turkish company, "Professional Series" was manufactured.

1998

BMC became the first Turkish commercial vehicle manufacturer to export its products to Europe.

1999

The production of military vehicles began.

2004

First lightweight commercial vehicle with intellectual and industrial property rights owned by a Turkish company, "Megastar" was manufactured.

2007

First natural gas powered eco-friendly bus was manufactured.

2008

The production began for the first 100% domestically manufactured, solo and articulated fully low-floor bus "Procity".

2009

The manufacturing of Mine Protected Armoured Vehicles began, bearing the name of "Kirpi".

2017

The first domestic and national apron bus "Neoport" was manufactured.

2019

BMC Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş is rapidly moving towards its renewed targets on the way of becoming a worldwide brand.