The international “Silk Way Rally 2019. Russia-Mongolia-China” rally-marathon starts on July 6 in Irkutsk. This year KAMAZ-master team will be represented at the international race by crews of Andrey Karginov, Anton Shibalov, Ayrat Mardeev and Sergey Kupriyanov. In addition, the traditional Russian-Chinese crew will perform on KAMAZ sports truck, its members will be announced later.
The preparation of the team for the July start of the Silk Way Rally is already in its full swing. It includes the introduction and debugging of new technical solutions, crews training, including testing new candidates for the position of navigators and mechanics. In addition, it is planned to participate in a number of competitions, the first of which in the new season will be the stage of the Russian Championship “Gold of Kagan”, which will be held in late April in Astrakhan.
On April 5, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin held a meeting on the preparation of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Kama Automobile Plants Complex.
The meeting participants discussed the plan of holding events dedicated to the anniversary date. In particular, this year, a number of projects are planned to be implemented in Naberezhnye Chelny, including the development of social, municipal and road infrastructure. A complex of corporate events at the KAMAZ Automaker is also planned: book publishing, honoring veterans, etc.
On April 10, 2019, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Kozak plans to visit Naberezhnye Chelny. During the visit, a meeting of the organizing committee of the preparation and holding of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the plant is expected.
CRANE CENTER KAMAZ LLC, a joint venture of KAMAZ and the Austrian PALFINGER AG concern, took part in the XV international “Black and non-ferrous metal scrap” exhibition held in Moscow.
An improved modification of the best-selling sales was presented at the exhibition – the KAMAZ-65115 scrap truck with Palfinger VML74M State Medical University with the truck body capacity of 30 cubic meters. The product was refined according to the customer’s request — the fixed supports of the hydraulic manipulator unit were installed and the chassis components and assemblies were protected from falling scrap.
The scarp truck caused a great interest of visitors. After the event, special machinery remained in the capital and was transferred to the purchaser. The exhibition copy will be involved in the transportation of scrap and work on the loading and unloading of materials.
Scrap trucks are in high demand in the special equipment sales market, the request is growing yearly. Thus, the sale of scrap trucks in 2018 amounted to 556 units (an increase of 49% compared to 2017). At the same time, the share of them on the KAMAZ chassis in 2018 was 398 units, which is 72% of the market.