Russia boast the fruits of import substitution in Europe



The Russian company “PC Transport system” intends to present at the European transport exhibition InnoTrans-2018 model tram of a domestic production 71-911 EAT “Lion” and 71-934 “lion”. This is stated in the message of the company, which is at the disposal “of the”.

“These trams, the interior of which is made of aluminum, were the result of the policy of import substitution and localization of domestic production, an example of the internal communication of businesses, with 90 percent of these are assembled from Russian components more than 20 companies from different regions of the country”, — stated in the release.

The company emphasizes that the new model of trams contain 10 percent more aluminium parts that dramatically reduce the cost and servicing costs. “The use of aluminum will provide an opportunity to reduce the weight of the tram by 20-40 percent compared to traditional or high-carbon steel,” — said proizvoditel.

The President of the “PC Transport system” Feliks Vinokur noted that the purpose of entering the international market are ambitious, but realistic. “Domestic trams have a number of competitive advantages compared with similar foreign products, which makes their application in other infrastructure a matter of time,” he said.

Exhibition InnoTrans 2018 will be held from 18 to 21 September in Berlin.

“PC Transport system” company, established in 2013 for production of vehicles that run on electricity. Currently owns two factories — in St.-Petersburg and Tver, the most famous and popular product at the moment is the tram “Vityaz-M”, which is widespread in Moscow and other Russian cities.

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