KAMAZ started a program of import substitution for parts manufacturing

21
Dec
2016

In the plant of parts and components and in the engine plant KAMAZ it was launched a program of import substitution for the manufacture of parts for the transfer box RK-6522.

Three names of parts that are included in the transfer case are produced now by Austrian company. In order for import substitution the designers of the Scientific and Technical Center of KAMAZ there were revised drawings of parts. Experimental work on the production of components RC-6522, namely the intermediate shaft, two kinds of gear, shaft and rear axle differential gear drive, has already begun; they must be implemented before the end of the year. Then the test will be carried out in the STC, informed the press service of KAMAZ.

The mass production of will be launched in 2017. It is estimated that savings from import substitution will be 31 thousand Rubles per vehicle set.

KAMAZ increased the revenues by 27% for 10 months

21
Dec
2016

KAMAZ in January-October of 2016 increased the revenues under IFRS by 27% compared with the same period of the last year up to almost 91 billion rubles. At the same time the company’s operating profit was 700 million rubles, which is almost 2 times more than it was planned, compared to a loss from operations in amount of 1.9 billion rubles for the same period of 2015, wrote the agency “Finmarket”. KAMAZ reduced the net loss up to 292 million rubles from 4.326 billion rubles for the first ten months of the last year; it plans to make a profit at the end of 2016.

As previously reported “AUTOSTAT”, for the first ten months of 2016 KAMAZ sold more than 25,000 trucks, which is more by 22% compared to the same period of the last year. As a result, KAMAZ has strengthened its position and it took 58% of the Russian market of trucks with GVW of 14 – 40 tons. Totally until the end of the current year it is planned to sell 34 thousand “KAMAZ” vehicles (+ 7% to the business plan).

KAMAZ presented a special vehicle of “first aid” for the Far North

21
Dec
2016

KAMAZ presented a special vehicle of ambulance on the chassis “KAMAZ”, designed for operation in the Far North. The new form of transport for extreme climatic conditions and off-road was developed in response to denote demand, the press service of KAMAZ.

“Ambulance” for the Far North is a four-wheel drive vehicle KAMAZ with special van, equipped with the latest medical equipment and a lift for stretchers. The vehicle consists of two compartments, equipped with individual heaters – for the driver and crew cab.

Tests will be held in the northern city district of Kolyma. After a positive assessment of committee the model will be put into serial production.