The tender stipulates that bidders must have capacity to supply at least 24 vehicles per year with a minimum of 60% domestic content. The supplier will also need to deliver at least two vehicles of each type within just six months of contract signing. This would appear to favour local manufacturer Durmazlar, which displayed its Silkworm and Green City vehicles at InnoTrans in Berlin last September.

The closing date for expressions of interest is February 23.

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