KAMAZ produced automotive equipment is now available for South African buyers. Russian automotive giant has announced the start of sales of their trucks at the Int'l Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles - Bauma CONEXPO AFRICA-2018 that took place in Johannesburg lately.
KAMAZ took part in the fair for the first time. The event annually attracts automotive producers and traders from over 100 countries worldwide. This year the event has been attended by over 500 exhibitors and about 20,000 visitors.
Russian automotive giant attended the Bauma CONEXPO AFRICA-2018 Fair in cooperation with BELL Equipment Company, their official distributor in Africa. The official start of African sales was announced by KAMAZ Chief of Sales and Service Sergey Afanasiev.
Potential customers are offered three modifications of right-hand drive dump truck with 400 h. p. engine: KAMAZ-6520 (6x4), KAMAZ-65201 (8x4), KAMAZ-65222-63 (6x6), and 15-ton dump truck KAMAZ-65115-78 powered with 285 h. p. engine. All trucks featuring dump bodies produced by NEFAZ, a KAMAZ subsidiary, were presented at the Bauma CONEXPO AFRICA-2018 Fair. KAMAZ-Master legendary sports truck was also presented at the show.
KAMAZ trucks and spare parts warehouse is expected to be opened in South Africa shortly. Besides, in association with Bell Equipment KAMAZ will be offering an extended 2-year warranty for all of their dump trucks together with full-service package. KAMAZ is planning to extend their presence on the African market in the nearest future. Russian automotive equipment is expected to be available at Bell Equipment dealers in 12 African countries including Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mauritius, Madagascar, etc.
Four KAMAZ dump trucks were supplied for testing in South Africa in 2016. In January, 2018 54 more trucks were shipped to the country. A total of 100 machines will be supplied to the Republic of South Africa by the end of this year. Starting 2019, the company plans to export not less than 300 trucks yearly. According to KAMAZ press office, that amount could be significantly increased.