The motorcar giant of Tatarstan enters the foreign markets with support “ Mercedes - Benz “
On it the questions, concerning results of activity of Open Society " were considered; KAMAZ “ for 2008. With the report the General director of Open Society " has acted; KAMAZ “ Sergey Kogogin. He has noticed that despite objective economic difficulties, “ KAMAZ “ remained the leader in the market of cargo technics in Russia and has continued development on our foreign commodity markets.
“ from the point of view of technical development, - Sergey Kogogin, - in 2008 " has told; KAMAZ “ has made a considerable step forward. The company since January, 2008 has begun transition to release of the cars which are meeting the requirements of ecological standards “ Euro - 3 “. Very important and in the future, despite of crisis to continue to invest in technical development of a product “.
the General director has noticed also that in December, 2008 German concern “ Daimler AG “ has got 10 % of actions of Open Society “ KAMAZ “ that became the beginning of new mutually advantageous strategic partnership of two motor-car manufacturers.
Rustam Minnikhanov, the prime minister - the minister of the government of Republic Tatarstan, has declared: - It is necessary to recognise that sometimes we unfairly underestimate the possibilities. Scientific and technical potential “ KAMAZa “ meets the world requirements. During the last years the company converts very much a close attention on an innovation, knowingly our partner - “ Daimler “ the company number one in the world.
it was supported by Gubertus Troska, the executive vice-president “ Daimler AG “:
- My opinion: on “ KAMAZe “ management in the conditions of crisis is carried out very successfully, and the Russian government gives essential support “ KAMAZu “. Our purpose - to provide more powerful presence of the company “ Mercedes - Benz “ in Russia and to give necessary support “ KAMAZu “ that it became stronger and successful.