Press launch: Busworld – Central Asia 2019 / 25-27 June 2019 in Almaty
Promising mixture of worldwide and native bus & coach producers at Busworld in Kazakhstan.
The primary version of Busworld Central Asia will probably be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from 25 to 27 June 2019 within the Atakent Worldwide Exhibition Middle. Almaty is the biggest metropolis on this huge nation. Kazakhstan is the hub of different neighbouring “stan” international locations corresponding to Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan and the hyperlink between China and Europe by way of the ‘Silk Highway’ connection.
Kazakhstan was previously a part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and its public transport techniques had been intently modelled on these of Russia. The nation relied closely on Russia for buses and that continued for a number of years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Kazakhstan is a large nation and has giant reserves of oil and gasoline. The nation is bigger than Western Europe in territory and is land-locked. That creates a problem in exporting oil and gasoline however demand is powerful from international locations like its neighbour, Republic of China.
Bus producers from outdoors the previous USSR have been making regular inroads to the Kazakh market. There may be demand for low flooring layouts and likewise various fuels like CNG. There may be some native meeting of buses, however the potential to extend is kind of appreciable.
It’s estimated that 50% of the inhabitants of round 18.5 million individuals reside in city centres. Different technique of public transport are very restricted, so that can stimulate demand for higher and extra frequent bus companies.
There are banking, monetary and authorized techniques in place to assist the import of automobiles, elements and companies. It’s estimated that greater than $40 billion value of overseas funding has been pumped into Kazakhstan within the oil, pure gasoline and mineral industries within the final fifteen years or so. These industries can even require transport, principally for workers.
On the exhibition Busworld – Central Asia, an unlimited vary of buses and coaches will probably be offered by: Anadolu Isuzu, Arobus, Astana Motors (Hyundai), Autocapital (Mercedes-Benz), Belkommunmash , JV MAN Auto, Kamaz Buying and selling Firm, Otokar, Saktagan, Samauto and Saryarka Avto Promenade (Ankai Buses).
Anadolu Isuzu, Turkey: Anadolu Isuzu is without doubt one of the main medium-sized bus and coach manufacturing corporations in Europe, and produces each metropolis, intercity and coaches in its plant in Kocaeli, Turkey. Manufacturing in accordance with Japanese high quality administration techniques and European high quality requirements and laws results in a wonderful, globally acknowledged product. Consequently the primary midi-bus was exported in 2003. At the moment, clients and passengers from 26 totally different international locations are having fun with Anadolu Isuzu buses and coaches. A pleasant instance of this international recognition was the Busworld Award for many snug and ergonomic bus in 2015 which was gained by the Isuzu Cityport.
Arobus, Turkey: Arobus, headquartered in Tuzla, Istanbul has a number one place within the subject of auto conversions and adaptions. Amongst their product vary, Arobus builds numerous minibus and bus fashions in several vegetation round Turkey. Roughly 30% of all small and minibuses bought by approved sellers in Turkey are produced by Arobus. However they don’t seem to be solely a robust participant on the native market, an enormous quantity can also be being exported to many international locations throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Essential investments within the firm in the course of the previous 10 years have made them into a number one authorized accomplice firm in Europe for various OEMs and fleet homeowners. On common round eight,000 items of business automobiles are being conversed.
Astana Motors (Hyundai), Kazakhstan: Hyundai Com Trans Kazakhstan was based in August 2005 and is a part of the KMC “Astana Motors”. The corporate sells business automobiles of the Hyundai model (vehicles, buses, particular gear) and is the official distributor of the Korean firm Hyundai Motor Firm in Kazakhstan.
Autocapital LLP, Kazakhstan: Autocapital is the overall distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Central Asia. The corporate offers automotive gross sales and after-sales companies for passenger automobiles, business automobiles and buses by an official seller community. They are going to be presenting a Mercedes-Benz Tourismo within the exhibition Busworld – Central Asia.
Belkommunmash, Belarus: Belkommunmash is the main Belarusian producer of city electrical transport: electrical buses, trolleybuses and tramways. Solely innovative applied sciences of mechanical engineering, dietary supplements and elements are used within the manufacturing. Autos of Belkommunmash have proved themselves effectively in additional than 40 cities of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, and so forth.
JV Auto-Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan: The joint Uzbek-German enterprise “ JV MAN Auto-Uzbekistan ” was established on August 9, 2009. From the Uzbek aspect, the founding father of the enterprise is the joint-stock firm Uzavtosanoat, from the German aspect MAN Truck & Bus AG, one of many main worldwide suppliers of buses and companies within the subject of motor transport. You should purchase completed merchandise of the plant and get high-quality technical upkeep of MAN vehicles at 14 seller and repair facilities situated in Uzbekistan. Moreover the corporate plans to proceed to develop the seller and repair community.
Kamaz Buying and selling Firm, Kazakhstan: Kamaz Buying and selling Firm is the official distributor of Kamaz in Kazakhstan, representing the Kamaz manufacturers in gross sales, after gross sales, spare components, service and monetary companies.
Otokar, Turkey: Final in line to substantiate its participation was Otokar. They’ve been manufacturing buses for public transportation with their very own know-how, design and functions since 1963. Being a pacesetter within the bus trade in Turkey, it’s working with over 2,000 workers on the manufacturing facility constructed on a floor of 552,000 m2 in Sakarya. As a loyal exhibitor of Busworld Turkey, Europe and even Latin America, Otokar is exploring export alternatives around the globe. The massive potential in each Kazakhstan, with massive tenders arising introduced by the Ministry of Transport, in addition to a in Central Asia typically satisfied Otokar to take part in Almaty on the Busworld – Central Asia.
Saktagan, Kazakhstan: Saktagan is a Kazakh firm whose important exercise is the manufacturing and meeting of business automobiles, in addition to calibration, restore and set up of tachographs, technical inspection of motor automobiles, restoration of automotive treads and supply of auto components and tires immediately from producers. Saktagan produces a variety of metropolis buses and intercity buses of the Almabus model.
SamAuto, Uzbekistan: Samarkand Vehicle Manufacturing facility or SamAuto is a widely known metropolis and intercity bus physique builder from Uzbekistan. The corporate’s dream is to turn into the chief in bus and truck physique constructing among the many CIS international locations. Building of the manufacturing plant began in 1997 and merely 2 years later the primary 2 bus fashions rolled of the manufacturing traces. SamAuto has advanced into one of many largest physique constructing corporations within the area with dealerships in all areas of Uzbekistan, but in addition in Kazakhstan, Georgia and Russia.
Saryarka Avto Promenade (Ankai buses), Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan’s largest automotive producer, Saryarka AvtoProm, has reached an funding settlement with China Nationwide Equipment Import and Export Company (CMC). It turned the official producer and distributor of Chinese language manufacturers like Ankai buses.
Busworld Academy will maintain its inaugural session in Central Asia with a convention entitled “Futuristic Transportation Options for Central Asia” which will probably be all about shaping tomorrow’s public transport in Central Asian international locations. The Academy will host displays by numerous consultants with information of the Kazakhstan and regional markets. The occasion is supported by the Ministry of Trade and Infrastructural improvement of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Mayorate of Almaty. The convention is organised in affiliation with UNCRD (United Nations Middle for Regional Growth), KAO (Union of Auto Transport of Kazakhstan) , Atamekeh and UITP (Union Internationale des Transports Publics).
Almaty in Kazakhstan could seem an extended distance away, however the nation is nearer to Europe in comparison with China. There are common flights and guests from most international locations can receive short-term visa-free entry. Kazakhstan is the hub on the centre of a area that’s rising quickly in significance and Busworld Central Asia guarantees to be a number one occasion within the space.