KAMAZ-43118 trucks serving for UN missions in all-terrain!

28 crews on SUVs and trucks started three-day competition across the Astrakhan sands


28 crews on SUVs and trucks started three-day competition across the Astrakhan sands. “KAMAZ-master” participates in the race with the extended team.

As the Deputy Director for production and development, eight-time champion of the rally “Dakar”, Sergey Savostin, who will perform the functions of team Manager in Astrakhan, explained on the eve of the start, that it is due to the fact “that there are a lot of objects to test, they cannot be tested on one or two cars only, it is necessary to spread tests to get objective results which can be compared and used in the future.

In addition to sports cars, technical innovations are also tested on escort cars. For example, on heavy vehicles of technical assistance the team will test KAMA PRO tires of production of “KAMAZ-master” team partner KAMA TYRE company.

KAMAZ leased 500 trucks to ITECO


KAMAZ leased 500 prime movers KAMAZ-5490 and trailers to LTD “ITEKO Russia” transport company from Nizhny Novgorod for the amount of more than 3 billion rubles.

The client has been using leasing from the manufacturer for several years: cooperation between the two companies began in 2014. The Company-lessee is a corporate client of KAMAZ PJSC and the first major operator of KAMAZ-5490. After the implementation of the first batch, the designers of the auto giant, based on the wishes of the client, made a number of improvements to the design of the car.β €

KAMAZ-5490 cars, which have become the subject of leasing, are the latest gas-diesel tractors, fully complying with the environmental standard “Euro-5”. KAMAZ trucks are equipped with a two-fuel engine power system, which allows to reduce the cost of transportation due to lower consumption of diesel fuel and reduce environmental pollution. The aggregate base of the cars includes a reliable 16-speed manual transmission ZF and Daimler economical hypoid rear axle. For driver comfort, the cabin is equipped with air conditioning and Eberspaecher cabin heater.

ITECO has its head office in Nizhny Novgorod and is one of the five largest transport companies in the country. Works in the market of road transport since 2004 and has branches in more than 60 cities of Russia and Kazakhstan. After the acquisition of the next batch of equipment, the number of KAMAZ-5490 vehicles in the company increased to 1700 units. ITECO Russia plans to further increase the share of gas-engine equipment to 50% of the total number of vehicles. This is due to the pricing policy of oil companies, as well as the efficiency and environmental friendliness of gas use.