Two of the largest industrial companies in Europe have recently signed an agreement to cooperate on the development and manufacture of industrial vehicles in CIS Countries, in particular compressed natural gas (CNG) powered vehicles. According to the agreement, Russian industrial vehicle manufacturer Raritek will use valves made by the Italian-based Cavagna Group and Type IV lightweight gas cylinders manufactured by German-based xperion Energy & Environment GmbH.
The General Director of LLC RariTEK Rafael Batyrshin said: “This agreement strengthens the relationship and cooperation between the Cavagna Group and xperion Energy & Environment. As CNG technology providers, we were the first to recommend Cavagna Group products to Kamaz and now all the valves used in Kamaz vehicles are made by the Italian company.”
LLC RariTEK is ОАО KAMAZ’s official distributor and strategic partner for the manufacture of compressed natural gas (CNG) powered vehicles. It is actively involved in NGV strategy development and the implementation of alternative motor fuels on the Russian market. Russia’s first specialized service centre for installing CNG systems, and repairing and maintaining KAMAZ goods vehicles and NefAZ buses with gas engines is located on the LLC RariTEK production site.