Tofaş R&D Center, which has complete vehicle development knowledge and competencies from scratch, takes part in the product development processes of different models within Stellantis, as well as the models produced at the Tofaş Factory.The aim of Tofaş R&D Center is to become a globally competitive product and technology development center. In order to achieve this goal, it is aimed to successfully create new product projects in line with market needs, present them to the market and improve existing products in line with expectations.To achieve these goals, Tofaş R&D Center attaches importance to development within its expanded R&D network and value chain, which includes universities, co-designer suppliers and engineering firms. Innovative technological research projects are also planned to support the stated priorities.
- The product development and software branch established by Tofaş R&D Center at İzmir Institute of Technology Techno Park Software Center began operations. With the new center in İzmir, Tofaş plans to increase the scope of its activities in the field of automotive software and take its responsibilities in many different areas such as designing components and systems for different brands and models in the Stellantis world, performing virtual-physical verifications and prototyping, to a higher level.
- Tofaş was awarded the "1st Place in Bursa Province Patent Application" by the Ministry of Industry and Technology for its contributions to the development of Türkiye's industrial property system with its patent applications made between 2017-2021.
Tofaş R&D Center aims to increase the number of patent applications each year with new value-added projects and innovative ideas. As a result of innovative studies, Tofaş filed 71 new patent applications in 2022.
Established in 1994, Tofaş R&D Center was registered as an R&D Center by the Ministry of Industry and Trade as of 2008. The Center, which has created a global infrastructure in the field of vehicle development, has a total of 20,110 m² of laboratory and office space. Today, Tofaş R&D Center is one of the important R&D centers of the Stellantis Group, with the high technology and diversity of its laboratories.