Hyundai has launched in Russia the production of heavy trucks

Earlier large models of the brand in Russia were not issued. Serial production will establish at “Avtotor”.

Pilot production of the new commercial vehicles Hyundai started on the capacities of the Kaliningrad plant “Avtotor”. The line was supplemented by heavy trucks Xcient. Now coming off the Assembly line the first batch of large vehicles of the Korean brand.

In Russia will soon be a serial production of several models Hyundai Xcient with add-ons. These heavy trucks are intended particularly for different types of construction works. We are talking about trucks with a large capacity, and their wheel formula – 8×4; road-construction equipment, established on the basis of chassis formula 6×4; as well as the main tractors with formula 4×2.

The company explained that trucks Hyundai Xcient and machinery, created on their basis were developed according to European standards and adapted to Russian climatic and road conditions. They are equipped with diesel 6-cylinder inline engines with recoil 340, 380 and 410 HP

To date range of commercial vehicles Hyundai, represented on the Russian market are HD35, HD35С, HD65, HD78, HD120 and HD170. All of these models are produced at the facilities of Kaliningrad enterprise. Recall, also, “Avtotor” produces cars of South Korean brand: Sonata, Tucson, Elantra, Santa Fe and Grand Santa Fe.

In addition to this, Hyundai has its own plant in St. Petersburg, where established manufacturing some of the most popular cars in Russia: Hyundai Solaris and Creta, as well as Kia Rio. For the first eight months of 2018, they took the fourth, fifth and first places respectively in the list of the most popular models in the country.

Not so long ago Kolesa.ru reported that Hyundai had problems with the signing of specinvtehnica, as the Korean group wants to invest in engineering development in Russia. On this issue, the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko has already asked the Vice-Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak. So the chance that the company will manage to conclude an agreement before the expiration of the agreement on industrial Assembly, there is. So, Hyundai may not lose tax benefits.