At the end of October, the final of the all-Russian HINO skill competition took place. By results of preliminary selection the leading representatives of service and spare parts departments from Siberia, Saint Petersburg and Voronezh became competition participants.
Over the first ten months of 2019 the new bus market grew by 9.3% to 11.00 thousand units.
Bus sales of the market leader Pavlovo bus plant amounted to 6.45 thousand units for the reporting period, which was a 10.8% rise year on-year.
Opel Zafira Life minibus and Opel Vivaro van manufactured in Kaluga received certificates (vehicle type approval) in Russia. Novelties will go on sale this month.
The passenger Opel Zafira Life is the twin of Citroen SpaceTourer and Peugeot Traveller, while the cargo Opel Vivaro is a relative of Citroen Jumpy and Peugeot Expert.
In January-October 2019 new truck sales amounted to 62.75 thousand units, which was a 2.1% decrease on the result of the similar period of 2018.
The traditional market leader KAMAZ sold 22.79 thousand new trucks for the reporting period, having shown a 8.2% growth year-on-year.
KAMAZ and VimpelCom (Beeline) are introducing the intelligent transport information system (ITIS-KAMAZ) into commercial operation. The cooperation agreement was signed by KAMAZ specialized subsidiary - KAMAZ Innovation center (SKOLKOVO) - and telecommunications operator Beeline.
The function of forming routes for trucks in Moscow will work in the Yandex.Navigator application in the test mode beginning December. At the moment the cargo frame operates in three administrative districts of Moscow: North, East and North-East.
CRANE Center KAMAZ together with Palfinger CIS presented dropside KAMAZ-43118 with Palfinger IT150 crane-manipulator unit with updated characteristics at the «100+ Forum Russia» held in Yekaterinburg.
The upgraded cable-operated crane-manipulator features load capacity increased to 7.05 tons and a new control post with a five-section distributor.
Isuzu RUS and Chaika-Service presented the novelty - a fire tanker on ISUZU ELF 7.5 (NPS75) all-wheel drive chassis with a double-row cabin.
The special purpose vehicle is designed for quick delivery of fire-fighting equipment and combat crew to the place of uncontrolled burning.