OREANDA-NEWS. KAMAZ produced more than 39.5 thousand sets of vehicle parts in 2017, which is more by 12% than a year ago. Recall, in April of last year the enterprise started the production of the modernized KAMAZ-5490 Neo mainline tractor. Every sixth KAMAZ truck produced in the last year is from a new model line. In 2018, their share will grow by 25% and it will be more than 10 thousand cars, informed the press service of KAMAZ.

According to the business plan for 2018, this year KAMAZ intends to sell 43.1 thousand trucks, 37 thousand of them on the Russian market, and 6.1 thousand on the markets of foreign countries. The net profit is planned at a rate of 1586 million rubles with income of 171,3 billion rubles. At the same time, in 2018, the implementation of numerous investment projects, which are very important for the development of KAMAZ, will continue, including the main one - preparation for the launch of brand-new K5 trucks.

Recall, KAMAZ and its strategic partner Daimler began the joint construction of a carcass factory of a total area of 68 thousand square meters in March of 2016. At the same time, the project envisages the division of roles: KAMAZ is fully responsible for the construction of the building on its territory, and the enterprise Daimler KAMAZ Rus together with Daimler AG - for the organization of production.