OREANDA-NEWS. The plant for the production of carcasses of cabins of the K5 generation is completely ready for installation of equipment. In the construction of the enterprise KAMAZ invested about 3 billion rubles, reported the company's press service.Recall, KAMAZ and its strategic partner Daimler started the joint construction of a carcass cabin factory of a total area of 68 thousand square meters in March of the last year. At the same time, the project presumes 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. At the moment, the Russian auto giant has fulfilled its obligations: general construction works have been carried out, engineering networks have been completed, and the building is provided with electricity and heating, and there are also ready entrances to the cabin factory and a place for the construction camp of equipment assemblers.

Now the next step is the installation of equipment in the paint and welding shops, the beginning of which is scheduled for November 1st. Commissioning works will be carried out in March of the next year, in August a test launch is planned, and in January of 2019 the start of series production will take place. Production capacity of the plant will be 55 thousand units per year. The new carcasses of the cabins will be delivered both to the main assembly line of KAMAZ and to the assembly production of Mercedes-Benz trucks.