9 Nov 2022 13:50

Kamaz, Sitronics agree on join projects for development of electric transport in Russian regions

KAZAN. Nov 9 (Interfax) - Kamaz and Sitronics Group (part of AFK Sistema ) have signed an agreement on implementation on joint projects in electrification of transport.

"The document provides for long-term cooperation in terms of creating and promoting an integrated product for agglomerations and regions of Russia aimed at spreading the use of passenger electric transport, implementation and development of domestic solutions in information technology, microelectronics and components," a statement from the automaker said.

The parties plan to develop an integrated solution for manufacturing products in the field of public electric transport and components for them, their operations and servicing.

"Our experience in the construction of large electric bus fleets and the implementation of charging infrastructure projects for personal and public transport, as well as the creation of digital management platforms, including charging stations, will form the basis for work under the agreement," Sitronics Group President Nikolay Pozhidaev said in the report.

In 2022, KAMAZ and Sitronics Electro tested the KAMAZ-6282 electric bus and an ultra-fast charging station in Sochi, Volgograd and Rostov-on-Don.

Kamaz is Russia's largest manufacturer of trucks with a GVW of 14-40 tons. It also produces buses, electric buses and other equipment.

Sitronics Electro is a Russian operator of charging infrastructure. Its stations with capacity from 22 to 300 kW for passenger and passenger electric vehicles operate in Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Ulyanovsk and the Krasnodar Territory.

Sitronics Group implements integrated solutions for "smart cities" and security, and is engaged in digitalization of strategic industries, shipping, maritime navigation, manufactures IT and telecom equipment, develops IoT-systems and software.