In 2017 the Russian tire market grew by 20.4% to 51.3 million units. More than half of tires sold in 2017 were produced in Russia (58%).
The share of imported tires remained changed since 2015: they account for 42% of the market. In 2017 tire import amounted to 21.6 million units (+20%).
In the next three years the program for development of the car crankshaft production, in which KAMAZ invests 1.3 billion rubles, is to be implemented at the foundry.
Under the foundry modernization project, it is planned to purchase a new, fully robotized line, on the basis of a press with power of 6.5 thousand tons.
United Automobile Technologies (UAT) together with KAMAZ specialists developed a development strategy till 2025 aimed at improving productivity, diversification of portfolio, etc. In February 2018 KAMAZ became the owner of UAT assets. The group of companies will enter the segment of international manufacturers, maintaining traditional relations with AVTOVAZ, GAZ Group, UAZ.
Togliatti city hall and representatives of Valeo, automotive components manufacturer, signed a Protocol of Valeo intentions to invest into the launch of new projects in Togliatti.
Valeo Group has been already producing a number of automotive components for cars and commercial vehicles in Russia ...