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Number of locations
Adana (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Mechelen (Belgium)
Budapest (Hungary)
Warszawa (Poland)
and 45 countries worldwide
ProductsBuses and Coaches
ParentTrue Value Capital Partners

TEMSA is a coach, bus and light truck manufacturer located in Adana, Turkey. The company acquired by True Value Capital Partners. Temsa's Adana plant has an annual production capacity of 11,500 vehicles; 4,000 buses and coaches and 7,500 light trucks.[1]

Some of the TEMSA buses were included in Bus Driver (video game) which was made by SCS Software in 2007.


1994-2009 logo
TEMSA Diamond in Mannheim, Germany
TEMSA Safari HD in Mannheim, Germany

TEMSA (Termomekanik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.) Global was founded in 1968 by Sabancı Holding to supply steel to the construction industry. Manufacture of coaches began in 1984 with licensing and distribution agreements from Mitsubishi Motors. Service bus products were introduced in 1987.

The products have their own bodywork and include Mitsubishi Fuso, MAN, DAF, Cummins and Caterpillar engines and parts that meet the European emission standards (Euro4, Euro5).

Since 2000, a full range of coaches has been developed for Western European markets, utilizing MAN engines and axles and ZF transmissions. TEMSA became independent and flexible in using different engines with its own developments and started carrying out tailor-made production. A subsidiary, TEMSA Europe, has been established in Belgium and several rep offices have been established in 46 different countries of the world (Germany, France, Italy, Spain,...), under the management of Temsa Europe. Temsa has obtained over 7% of market share in its segment in Europe. Of the 1,000 buses produced every year, 75% are exported.

Temsa is represented by three models in the US.[2] The TS 30, TS 35 and TS 45 are motor coaches of 30, 35 and 45 ft respectively.

TEMSA AR-GE ve Teknoloji Merkezi (Temsa Research & Development Center) is a branch of TEMSA Global that is responsible of new vehicle production and technology development. In June 2019, TEMSA was purchased by True Value Capital Partners of Switzerland.[3]

Product Line [4][edit]

Temsa main markets are divided as Turkish (domestic), Europe, USA and Non-Europe.[5] Most domestic vehicles from Temsa are sold in export markets with or without domestic model names as well.

Domestic market (Turkey)[edit]

  • Coach
    • Maraton
    • Safir Plus
  • Midi Coach
    • Opalin
    • Prestij SX
  • Inter City
    • LD SB Plus
    • MD9 LE
  • City
    • Avenue LF
    • Avenue LF CNG
    • Avenue Electron
    • Avenue EV
    • MD9 ElectriCITY
    • Prestij City SX

Export markets[edit]

  • Coach
    • TS45
    • Maraton
    • HD
    • HD RHD
    • HD C12
    • LD
    • TS35
  • Midi Coach
    • TS30
    • MD9
    • MD9 RHD
    • MD7 Plus
    • Prestij SX
  • Inter City
    • LD SB Plus
    • MD9 LE
    • City
    • LF12
    • LF12 CNG
    • Avenue Electron
    • LF EV
    • MD9 ElectriCITY

Light truck[edit]



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