Daimler Trucks and Kamaz strengthen their partnership on the production of truck cabs which was started in 2008.
Today, June 29th, the two companies signed a licensing agreement at the Kamaz Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in Naberezhnye Chelny in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan. This means that Daimler Trucks and Kamaz will continue their collaboration in producing truck cabs. Mercedes-Benz will offer Axor cabs to Kamaz, which will be incorporated in the company’s new generation of trucks next year.
“Our modular system is once again paying off. We strengthen our partner’s competitiveness with our technology,” said Andreas Renschler, the Daimler Board of Management Member responsible for Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses.
In September 2011 the two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding, according to which Daimler Trucks and Kamaz would begin cooperating on truck cabs in the second half of 2012. In the following years Mercedes-Benz will provide Kamaz individual components, which will be assembled at the Chelny plant in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan.
The partnership between the two companies was established back in 2008, when Mercedes-Benz Trucks Vostok and Fuso Kamaz Trucks Rus. signed an alliance. The MBTV Chelny plant has manufactured since its inauguration Mercedes-Benz Axor, Atego and Actros trucks ins eries production.