In the first half of this year, 51,565 pieces of equipment of all types were produced in Kazakhstan, which is 30.6% more than in the same period last year.
According to the Kazakhstan Auto Business Association (AKAB), during the reporting period, 46,972 cars (+35.8%), 3,862 trucks (-9.4%), 611 buses (+14.4%), 280 trailers and semi-trailers and 120 units of other specialized equipment.
For six months, the Kostanay plant “SaryarkaAvtoProm” produced 31,992 cars, trucks and buses (+33.5%). Almaty Hyundai Trans Kazakhstan produced 16841 cars (+36.7%). Semipalatinsk “SemAZ” shipped 1200 units of commercial vehicles. In Kokshetau, KAMAZ-Engineering produced 626 trucks. The Hyundai Trans Auto plant produced 556 trucks and buses. QazTehna and Daewoo Bus Kazakhstan account for 97 and 111 buses, respectively.
The most popular brands were Chevrolet (17650 units), Hyundai (16841 units), Kia (6085 units), Lada (4343 units) and JAC (3089 units). In terms of models, Chevrolet Cobalt (11321 units), Chevrolet Nexia (3988 units), Hyundai Sonata (3726 units), Hyundai Tucson (3707 units) and Hyundai Elantra (3132 units) were in the lead.
Exports to Uzbekistan, Russia, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan for the first half of 2022 increased by 23% to 4557 vehicles.
Production growth in Kazakhstan is expected to remain above 20% this year.