Jan 24

Brief History

A Brief History of KrAZ After the war the Soviet Union began anew, with new forces to rebuild the ruined cities, bridges, roads and buildings. For this great purpose drastically needed equipment capable of providing conducting such an extensive construction work, such as: trucks, dump trucks, timber trucks and other types of vehicles and auto parts. In 1958, the territory of Ukraine, it was decided to build a car plant in Kremenchug. He is now all known as "KrAZ. Factory for the manufacture of various types of KrAZ and spare parts were arranged on the basis of enterprise engaged in production of combines. But, in a relatively short period the country has received excellent results! Cohesive forces, well trained staff in May 1959 of the first truck off the line.

Until now, car factory has produced the approximately 800,000 heavy trucks and several million automotive parts KrAZ. And at the end of last century, in the 80's and early 90's in the year produced more than 30 thousand cars and has countless auto parts KrAZ. Currently, operation, almost every branch of economy is impossible without specialized transportation support. KrAZ, literally, is a leader to meet these needs in Ukraine, and much of its production, in particular, car parts KrAZ, manufactured especially for Russian customers. The main consumers of machinery and auto parts KrAZ – builders Petroleum and gas workers, workers in agriculture, forestry and municipal services.

Demand for products KrAZ "grows every year. And that's fine, given the bad years of decline, which followed immediately after the collapse USSR. In May 2006 the holding company AvtoKrAZ received nearly 200 orders for motor vehicles and parts KrAZ, "but, of course, mostly intended for the construction. Volumes of production of automobiles and automotive Parts KrAZ constantly increasing, and one can not ignore, in proportion to increasing their level of quality. The share of cars equipped with the latest automotive parts KrAZ – Euro-2 engine, is already more than half from all of the proposed machinery. And one of the most interesting news "from life" KrAZ lately is an expression of his heads a firm decision to participate in the rally "Paris-Dakar. Over the last 4 years at KrAZ already developed 15 unique machines with corresponding parts KrAZ "for this race. Their power plant has a capacity of 750 horsepower!