Kostanay automakers exported cars to Tajikistan
Kazakhstan’s car manufacturers have exported more than one thousand cars since the beginning of the year. This is10% of the industry sales. Kostanay automakers exported cars to Tajikistan. They are planning to increase the volume of initial supplies fivefold before the end of the year. At present, Kostanay plant assembles cars of eight models. Automobile manufacturer is increasing the local content from year to year.
SERGEY MOGILATOV, DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT, AUTOMOTIVE PLANT:
- We purchased new equipment as part of the state support. This allowed the plant to switch from assembly localization level of 12-16% to 33%, but there are more laborious models, 50% of which are assembled at the plant.
In the coloring shop, they are preparing to work with a new model of JACs. After welding, the body will be covered with four layers of protective coating.
ADIL SHAIKEMELOV, MASTER OF COLORING WORKSHOP:
- This coating is cataphoretic, which ensures its long-term life in severe climatic conditions. It is not subject to corrosion.
Robotized workshops and automated lines allow manufacturing export-oriented products. The local authorities also help to develop cooperation with foreign partners. Contracts with Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have been already concluded.
AIGUL BAPINOVA, HEAD OF DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY, REGIONAL DEPARTMENT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP:
- As part of this memorandum, it is planned to develop proposals for organizing the production of vehicles running on natural gas, in particular, public transport.
It is planned to assemble 6,000 cars this year. It will increase the share of machine building by 2.5 times in the regional budget for the first time over the past seven years.