UAZ Autocomponent will supply Hyundai with crankshaft castings for engines

UAZ Autocomponent will supply Hyundai with crankshaft castings for engines


 

RusAutoNewsCom.- As reported by the company press office, Sollers subsidiary UAZ Autocomponent has been named as the supplier of crankshaft castings by the car manufacturer Hyundai Manufacturing Rus. Approximately 1.4 million units will be manufactured in total, within the duration of six years.

As told by the general director of UAZ-Autocomponent Andrei Saltanov, the nomination as supplier concerns the provision of crankshaft castings for 1.6 litre Gamma engines within the framework of the localisation project. The engine will particularly equip Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta and KIA Rio vehicles.

“Our participation in the project to be implemented between 2021 – 2027 involves the production of an average amount of 230,000 castings per year. This is a serious long-term project for UAZ-Autocomponent with one of the largest players in the Russian car market, which will become another anchor project for the metallurgical division of Sollers” – Saltanov said.

The production volume of UAZ Autocomponent grew by 15% in 2019, supplying customers with 13 tonnes of goods.