As the FCA group broadens its product range in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Giobert strengthens its presence in the Turkish market.
The new sedan by Fiat was presented at the Istanbul Motor Show, and was launched with a highly-successful name from the past: Tipo. Initially called Ægea, the new car has been produced since autumn 2015 in the Tofaş plant in Bursa —in north-western Turkey— where the model keeps its original name.
Giobert supplies the lock sets and anti theft devices to be fitted to the vehicles. Through this project, the company is re-establishing its presence in the country and the plant, which is the main automotive hub for the entire area.
The Tipo was in fact the first model for which Giobert, in the late eighties, developed its first fully automatically assembled locks: the so called Code W, a major innovation that was soon adopted throughout the Fiat, Lancia and Alfa Romeo product ranges.