Ford Sollers installed the new equipment at its engine plant in Yelabuga. Modernization was carried out in shops of the quality control and additional testing. In the framework of the refitting of the enterprise a new zone of testing was organized, the plant received industrial digital cameras for remote tracking of the production process.
KAMAZ plans to create a joint venture with the Chinese Weichai Power for the production of engines in Yaroslavl. KAMAZ installs Weichai Power engines on trucks running on gas (about 1 million units per year). The company may place the JV production at facilities of Tutaev motor plant (KAMAZ has 49.95% of the share capital).
Toyota Motor announced the price reduction for key positions of original spare parts. Prices decreased for the most popular body parts for Toyota models produced in Russia – Camry and RAV4. Price reduction for this group of parts was 25%.
Audi Russia announced the additional price reduction of 10% for spare parts used in maintenance of cars, as well as for accessories. The total price decline since the beginning of 2017 reaches 30% depending on the item.
The price reduction covers a wide range of parts for regular maintenance
Brands of PSA Group, Peugeot, Citroën and DS, reduced recommended retail prices for genuine parts. The warranty on genuine spare parts is 1 year.
Prices for the most popular parts, consumables, were reduced by 23% on average.
KAMAZ engine plant continues mounting equipment for a new assembly conveyor, which will put out the first 200 prototype engines of the brand new type – in-line R6. It is planned that the line will be fully mounted in April and commissioning will start as early as May.