Advantages of the products made by kamaz ptc

  • Easy to service, reliable, high quality trucks with low operating costs at good prices;
  • Meeting any customer requirement;
  • Extensive and vast sales footprint: KAMAZ vehicles operate under any road and weather conditions, in the areas of the Far North, tropics, desert areas and high mountains;
  • Ramified service network in Russia and the CIS countries, provision of warranty service.

All this enables the Company to perfect KAMAZ vehicles and upgrade them to the level of world industry leaders. In the domestic market, KAMAZ PTC has been waging an active, well-balanced and independent pricing policy, with primary focus on the market demand and optimal price to quality ratio.

Assembly operations

KAMAZ PTC has been running assembly operations in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, India, Vietnam. 

The plant in Uzbekistan assembles diesel- and gas-powered KAMAZ vehicles from SKD supplied by KAMAZ PTC.

In September 2021, the first five vehicles of the new K5 generation – KAMAZ-54901 – were assembled at the KAMAZ production plant in Kazakhstan.

Company’s plans and objectives for 2022

The Board of Directors approved the business plan of KAMAZ Group for 2022. The planned sales of trucks in 2022 will amount to 45 thousand units, of which 39 thousand vehicles will go to the Russian market, and 6 thousand vehicles will be exported. The plan for revenue is about 270 billion rubles.

The main goals of KAMAZ PTC for 2022 are:

  • to introduce to the market new models of the K5 generation with 4×2, 6×2, 6×4 and 6×6 wheel arrangements;

  • to expand the model range and localize medium-duty Compass vehicles;

  • to certify a line of Euro 6 trucks and engines;

  • to develop a model range of NGVs running on LNG and CNG;

  • to introduce new passenger transport means (buses and extra-large articulated electric buses).

From the company’s subsequent history

February 1983 – KAMAZautocenter Production Firm was set up to provide warranty service for all KAMAZ trucks and to supply spare parts for the entire service life of the truck. As early as the end of the first decade of its existence, KAMAZautocenter comprised 210 auto centers which enabled efficient response to customer’s requirements, effective conduct of marketing studies, maximally rapid performance of truck repairs and spare parts supplies.

1986 – KAMAZ trucks which then accounted for a quarter of the country’s truck fleet engaged in harvesting grain, carried 60 percent of the year 1986 crops.

1987 – OKA mini-car production operation was put in place. December 21st of the same year saw the first OKA-VAZ-1111 mini-car roll off the assembly line. The year 1994 saw the commissioning of OKA mini-car production plant put into operation which was designed for output of 75,000 mini-cars a year. In 2005, the Mini-Car Plant joined Severstal-Auto Group.

1988 – according to experts, since production of KAMAZ trucks began, nearly 8 bn Rbls’ worth of transportation profit had been generated. Therefore, as early as by the expiry of the first ten years of KAMAZ’s operation, it had fully paid back all the government’s capital expenditures connected with its construction.

July 17th 1988,  the plant’s KAMAZ-master racing team was formed who are many time winners of various rally raides.

June 25th 1990, the Government approved the decision to establish KAMAZ Joint Stock Company on the basis of the Production Association’s property. In August 1990, KamAZ Production Association was reorganized into a joint stock company.

April 14th 1993, fire which broke out at the engine plant in a matter of minutes engulfed the entire facility. The fire did not only gut out the production building almost completely, but also its sophisticated manufacturing equipment was damaged by fire.

From the very first days of liquidating the aftermath of the fire, work proceeded along the following two lines: rebuilding the production facilities sized for the capacity of 100 thousand engines and setting up a production facility for power packs based on the cutting edge manufacturing equipment.

In an incredibly short period of time, thanks to the support of the governments of Russia and Tatarstan, the KAMAZ personnel succeeded in literally resurrecting the company from the ashes. As early as December 1993, the engine plant resumed manufacturing the products.

In 1996, KAMAZ-6520 dump truck prototype was created which was the basic vehicle of the new range.

On September 3rd 1996,  by the resolution of the Shareholders’ General Meeting KAMAZ JSC was reorganized into KAMAZ OJSC.

November 1998 – КАМАZ proceeded to fulfill the first order for the new KAMAZ-65115 dump truck.

In December 2000, presentation of the new NefAZ-5299 bus based on KAMAZ-5297 cab and chassis unit took place.

November 2003 – At KAMAZ Truck Assembly Plant, presentation of the new series city delivery truck KAMAZ-4308 took place.

On July 29th 2004 – Master Kama Industrial Park OJSC was established.

March 2004 – The 1,700,000th KAMAZ truck was produced on the final assembly line.

On November 23rd 2005, ZF KAMA Limited Liability Company, a joint venture company of the German concern ZF Friedrichshafen AG and KAMAZ OJSC, was inaugurated.

August 2005, in Kokshetau, production operation was started up at KAMAZ-Engineering Russian-Khazakh JV.

In January 2006, documents were signed between KAMAZ OJSC and Cummins Inc., U.S, on the setting-up of CUMMINS KAMA Joint Venture Company.

On December 12th 2006 – KAMAZ Press and Stamping Plant had produced the two-millionth cab since the cab for KAMAZ trucks began to be manufactured.

December 2007, KAMAZ OJSC signed the agreement with Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH on the setting-up of KNORR-BREMSE KAMA Joint Venture Company.

On March 10th 2008, incorporation documents were signed relating to the joint venture company Federal Mogul Naberezhnye Chelny to produce cylinder and piston related parts with Federal Mogul Corporation (USA).

In December 2008, the German concern Daimler AG acquired 10% in the charter capital of KAMAZ OJSC. Today, Daimler’s stake in the Russian truck maker comprises 15%.

In November 2009, KAMAZ OJSC and Daimler AG signed agreements on the setting-up of two joint venture companies: Fuso KAMAZ Trucks Rus and Mercedes-Benz Trucks Vostok.

In January 2022, KAMAZ OJSC embarked on mass production of trucks with face-lift cabs.

February 2022, KAMAZ Vectra Motors Limited, joint venture company, in India was inaugurated.

Key facts

KAMAZ Group of Companies is the largest truck producer in the Russian Federation. KAMAZ PTC is one of the world’s top 20 heavy duty truck producers. It ranked 14th by production volumes of heavy-duty trucks with GVW exceeding 16 tonnes in 2020 and 10th among the world’s producers of trucks with GVW 6 tonnes and higher in 2021.

Production capacity is 71 thousand vehicles a year. About 2.3 million trucks rolled off the assembly line during the entire period of the company’s operation.

The company is part of Rostec State Corporation.


In 2021, KAMAZ products were exported to more than 50 countries of the CIS, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America. The total volume of exports of vehicles, CKD and SKC kits of KAMAZ amounted to 5,822 units, which is 33.6% higher than in 2020 (4,359 units).

The most significant export markets in 2021 for KAMAZ PTC were Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Vietnam. Revenue from export sales amounted to almost 23 billion rubles, including 3.4 billion rubles from the export of spare parts. In the structure of exports of KAMAZ PTC for 2021, the share of complete vehicles accounted for 46%, and more than half of the export volume (54%) was provided by the supply of CKD and SKD kits to assembly plants in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Lithuania, Azerbaijan.

According to the results of the first quarter of 2022, KAMAZ exported 1,258 units of vehicles, CKD and SKD. The main sales markets in 2022 are Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Belarus.


KAMAZ Inc. produces a wide range of trucks, trailers, buses, tractors, engines, power units and different tools.

The group of the technological cycle includes 13 main associated companies. 12 of them are located in Naberezhnye Chelny, the Republic of Tatarstan.

Average annual production of subsidiaries and associated companies:

  • 60 thousand trucks
  • 60 thousand power units
  • 1.5 thousand buses


KAMAZ PTC produces a variety of heavy vehicles: trucks (over 60 basic models, over 1,500 trim versions, right-hand drive vehicles), trailers, buses, engines, power units and various tools. KAMAZ has always been holding a strong position in the market of trucks with GVW from 14 to 40 tonnes.

The vehicle line has in recent years expanded due to new models ranging from metropolitan delivery trucks to higher capacity vehicles for operation as part of road trains with GVW of up to 120 tonnes. In addition, the year 2022 saw a start of serial production of KAMAZ electric buses.


In 2021, the KAMAZ-master team turned thirty-three years old. It is still the only Russian factory team that successfully represents the country in the world motorsport. It is a multiple prizewinner and nineteen-time winner of the Dakar super marathon. KAMAZ-master is the world’s top truck racing team.

The KAMAZ-master team, formed out of only KAMAZ racers, includes five World Cup winners, 16 Masters of Sports of International Class, 12 Honored Masters of Sports of Russia, 16 Masters of Sports. Vladimir Chagin, a seven-time winner of the Dakar rally, Master of Sports of International Class, Honored Master of Sports of Russia, is at the head of the racing team. KAMAZ confidently converts its winning Dakar track record into success of its business.

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