KAMAZ SUMMED UP THE PRODUCTION RESULTS OF SEPTEMBER AND THREE QUARTERS OF THE YEAR

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According to the results of the production plan for the first three quarters of 2021, the factories and divisions of KAMAZ significantly exceeded the same figures of the previous year. The company produced 30,979 vehicles within the first nine months of this year (a 21 percent rise compared to the corresponding figures ​​of 2020).

In September, the automobile plant, the finishing production of KAMAZ, manufactured and handed over 4,067 vehicles for shipment to customers (3,676 units in September 2020). Since the beginning of the year, 30,979 vehicles have been produced (+21%, 25,509 units in January-September 2020).

The company continues updating production, improving technologies and developing a product line.

GAS-POWERED KAMAZ VEHICLES AT SPIGF-2021

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On these days, KAMAZ is demonstrating its NGV line at the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum.

The anniversary St. Petersburg International Gas Forum brings together gas industry leaders. This is one of the main projects where issues of the global gas industry are discussed. SPIGF-2021 is also home to a large exhibition. More than 350 companies from different countries, including KAMAZ PTC, present their expositions at the forum. The exhibition covers almost all areas of the oil and gas industry – from production to consumption.

The visitors of the KAMAZ stand can see an LNG KAMAZ-54901 freight truck of the K5 generation with a range of 1,400 km on one fueling, as well as the newest R6 gas engine. This 450-hp engine features capacity of 11.6 liters. Thus, KAMAZ’s gas vehicles are on a par with diesel ones by specifications.

The new promising KAMAZ R6 gas engine with a capacity of 450 hp and compliant with Euro 6 emission standards is not the only one advantage of the LNG KAMAZ-54901 truck. It is also equipped with a ZF Traxon automated gearbox with a retarder, a wide comfortable cab with a flat floor and one or two berths. Its cryogenic gas cylinders together contain 1,060 liters. The fuel tank range of the long haul truck is about 1,400 km.

In addition, a number of KAMAZ CNG vehicles are presented out in the open for potential customers. These are a KAMAZ-5350, a KAMAZ-43118, a KS-55713-5L-1 truck crane, a 659118 aerial work platform (AWP), a multipurpose road maintenance vehicle on the KAMAZ chassis, as well as a popular KAMAZ-65115 dump truck.

It should be noted that KAMAZ can produce 8 thousand gas vehicles and 2 thousand gas buses a year. High performance is achieved due to the fact that gas engines, vehicles and buses are manufactured in a single process flow side by side with diesel trucks. Only gas equipment is installed on them in a separate building.

The company also pays great attention to the technical service of NGVs that is quite specific. Thus, the company has fully developed and standardized a technological process, selected proper equipment and tools, organized mass training in well-equipped classrooms. The company’s dealer network is currently being prepared for servicing NGVs throughout the country. KAMAZ’s gas engine vehicles have already proved to be cost-effective in practice.

KAMAZ-LEASING is taking an active part in the X St. Petersburg International Gas Forum too. The exhibits and other models of vehicles demonstrated at the forum can be leased under one of the existing programs of the KAMAZ Leasing Company. Today KAMAZ-LEASING offers its clients the basic product “Leasing Reliable”, special promotional offers “Hot Leasing”, “Leasing Strong”, “Leasing Profitable”, a program for regular customers “Leasing Own”, and an offer “Rent” for renting used vehicles with subsequent purchase on favorable terms.

KAMAZ AT THE 2021 URAL TRANSPORT EXHIBITION

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The gas and diesel KAMAZ-54901 (4×2) truck tractor was presented at the specialized forum and exhibition Ural Transport, which took place in Ufa from September 27 to September 29, 2021.

KAMAZ presented the gas-diesel KAMAZ-54901 truck tractor at its exhibition stand. The dual-fuel vehicle is an offspring of the K5 freight truck line. It is equipped with a new 450-horsepower KAMAZ R6 (Euro 5) engine. The dual-fuel motor uses a mixture of diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG) in the ratio 60/40, respectively. This helps save diesel fuel greatly by operation. The automated gearbox installed is ZF 12TX2210TD.

The truck is equipped with a 400-liter fuel tank and four gas cylinders of 100 liters each. The driving distance in the gas-diesel mode is 500 km. The total cruising range is 1,300 km. The cab on a spring four-point suspension is high and 2,500 mm wide. It can be equipped with one or two berths.

Serial production and sales of the gas-diesel KAMAZ-54901 are scheduled for the first half of 2022.

The Ural Transport Forum is a permanent platform for sharing international experience in the road transport industry and establishing business contacts between domestic and foreign companies. Its priority area is to study the development and functioning of the transport industry, to strengthen mutual understanding between representatives of government authorities, the business community and science. The exhibition held during the forum is the largest regional industry exposition in Russia. It annually brings together the largest market players – road construction organizations, manufacturers of machinery and equipment, dealers of domestic and foreign car manufacturers, designers of road-transport technologies and infrastructure, and haulage services.