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.⠀
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.