In spring of 2017 the Russian-Chinese production company JUBO-Sumotori plans to launch the test assembly of trucks of the Chinese FAW in Primorye.
The company is a joint Russian-Chinese project for the production and distribution of trucks of the Chinese FAW in the Primorsky region.
In 2016 KAMAZ sold 34.5 thousand trucks, which is a 21% increase on the previous year. Of them 28.3 thousand trucks were sold in the Russian market (+25%) and 6.2 thousand trucks - in foreign markets (+6%).
GAZ Group sets itself the goal to increase the share of export in sales from the current 20% to 50% in a few years, keeping its position in the Russian market. The company notes that GAZ Group has a full range of vehicles with high export potential. Over the past 5 years GAZ Group invested more than 1 billion dollars in update of the model line-up and launched Next family vehicles in all classes
KAMAZ-LEASING group of companies resumed to accept orders under the state program of subsidizing of the initial payment «Preferential leasing». Terms of the program, according to preliminary data, will slightly change
In April 2017 Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant plans to launch the production of the new truck with GVW of 3.5 tons based on the model «Cargo» produced now.
According to preliminary data, capacity of the vehicle will be 1.5 tons. Especially for a new truck the company develops the upgraded version of ZMZ-409 petrol engine with increased capacity.
In 2016 KAMAZ within the corporate programs financed the purchase of more than 3 thousand new KAMAZ vehicles. In 2016 the company established relations with new partners, having a wide branch network and experience in financing of truck sales: «Russian agricultural bank» and «VTB 24».
According to the Federal Customs Service (FCS) of Russia, in January-October 2016 import of trucks decreased by 9.2% to 17.7 thousand units on 897.2 million dollars. Of them 14.5 thousand trucks on 476.3 million dollars were imported from foreign countries, the remaining 3.2 thousand trucks on 420.9 million dollars – from CIS countries.
Peugeot will launch Russian sales of the new Expert van in 2017. Prices for the novelty will be announced later. The vehicle is based on EMP2 platform. The model will be available in different lengths, with two or three front seats.
«GAZ Group» signed a memorandum of understanding with the mayors of Iranian cities like Tabriz, Karaj, Qom and Urmia on the delivery of 900 LIAZ buses. The parties agreed to sell the finished buses and to deliver vehicle kits after organization of the assembly of GAZ vehicles in Iran.
KAMAZ main efforts in 2017 will focus on the development of sales in export markets and ensuring of sales dynamics of new models – against the background of the substantial investment in the production modernization.
In 2016 there was a reorientation of export in the company. In the total volume the share of far abroad countries exceeded that of CIS countries. In accordance with the business plan, in 2017 the company intends to sell 36 thousand vehicles, of them 6 thousand units – in foreign markets.