NEFAZ, KAMAZ subsidiary in Bashkiria, performs the order for the production of 90 Bravis CNG buses for the Republic of Crimea. The whole batch will be manufactured and delivered to the customer until the middle of September.
«Hyundai Motor Commercial Vehicles Rus», the official distributor of Hyundai commercial vehicles in Russia, received a status of the official distributor of the brand on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
In 2016 KAMAZ plans to deliver the first 100 trucks in Iran. Vehicle sales will be launched in the second half of 2016. At the request of the Iranian authorities, the company can import up to 500 vehicles a year with no additional conditions.
GAZ Group presented Cruise coach equipped with CNG engine at the Bus World - 2016 exhibition. Cruise CNG bus based on Scania chassis conforms to Euro-6 emission standard. It is produced under GAZ brand by Likino Bus Plant.
KAMAZ and the Republic of Cuba signed a contract for the supply of vehicles, spare parts and equipment in the framework of development of projects on the establishment of a network of repair plants in Cuba. The main goal is the restoration of KAMAZ vehicle park.
A government commission approved a draft law aimed at reducing the number of road accidents during cargo and passenger transportation. The document eliminates the legal gap and contradictions in the legislation in the field of transport safety. Uniform requirements will be imposed to all carriers regardless of whether the bus or a truck belongs to the organization or individual (individual entrepreneur) or not.
In January-March 2016 KAMAZ supplied 600 vehicles in foreign countries, which exceeds the figure of the similar period of the last year 1.5-fold. In the first quarter deliveries were carried out in such foreign countries as Peru, USA, Lithuania, Algeria, UAE, Vietnam and Pakistan. The first kits corresponding to Euro-6 were supplied in Lithuania, 15 units of chassis were assembled.
The Russian government approved a decree, under which trailers with GVW of up to 10 tons are exempted from the recycling tax on self-propelled vehicles and rates of the recycling tax on trailers with GVW exceeding 10 tons were reduced.
According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in January-March 2016 import of trucks decreased by 38.2% to 3.4 thousand trucks on 158.8 million dollars. 2.7 thousand trucks on 69.1 million dollars were imported from foreign countries, the remaining 600 vehicles on 89.6 million dollars – from CIS countries.