MOSCOW, January 11 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia’s biggest truck manufacturer KAMAZ increased production of vehicle sets by 48.3 percent to 47,000 units by the end of 2011, the company’s official said.
In 2010, the company’s partners received 32,293 KAMAZ trucks, the official reaffirmed.
Upon the results of 2011, KAMAZ manufactured 51,900 engines and power trains, he said. In the period under review, clients of the company supplied repair parts total worth 6.5 billion roubles (USD 1 = RUB 31.68) and products of diversification total worth about eleven billion roubles, the official said.
“The company achieved all targets set by both the business plan [which was aimed at the hike of indicators] and the current manufacturing plans of the KAMAZ Group,” the official stressed.
In the current year, the truck manufacturer plans to increase its sales of trucks to 48,500 vehicles.
KAMAZ is one of the largest truck manufacturers in Europe and leader in the cargo vehicle market in Russia and the CIS countries, such as Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Belarus.
The company manufactures a wide range of cargo vehicles, including tractors, side-board trucks and tippers. The vehicles come with wheel arrangements in different sizes, dimensions and with gross weights up to 120 tonnes.
The superstructures rest on the KAMAZ chassis, while a combination of technical expertise, innovative design and competitive pricing allows the truck manufacturer to offer customers excellent goods and services. Another advantage of KAMAZ trucks is that they require simple and easy maintenance and repair.
KAMAZ Group of Companies is the largest automobile corporation of the Russian Federation. KAMAZ Inc. ranks one of the leading world heavy truck manufacturer and takes eighth place in the world by production volumes of diesel engines. About 59,000 people work in departments and associated companies of KAMAZ Inc.