Russian truck production up by 7% in 2016

Russian truck production up by 7% in 2016

Autostat  – According to Rosstat data, truck production has amounted to 137,000 units in 2016, growing by 6.9% year-on-year.

KAMAZ has manufactured 35,416 trucks and assembly sets, which is 9% over the figure in the company business plan. Out of the aforementioned figure, more than 22,000 units belong to all-wheel drive and heavy trucks family and more than 9500 to the upgraded trucks. The assembly of the flagship model range – KAMAZ-5490 long-haul truck – has exceeded the planned figure by a half, reaching over 2500 units.

It should also be noted that KAMAZ has started the production of KAMAZ-6580 and KAMAZ-65802 dump trucks from the new model range in 2016. Gorky Automobile Factory has expanded its modified vehicles range with the help of the new microbus: GAZel Next and the medium-weight truck GAZon Next CNG, running on compressed natural gas. Avtotor has mastered the assembly of the light-duty truck Hyundai HD35, on the other hand.