The production of cars remains the main driver of the Kazakhstan car industry. According to the Association of Kazakhstan Auto Business (AKAB), in 2018, Kazakhstani enterprises produced 11,118 cars (+ 77.5%), 365 trucks (-3.2%), 135 buses (-5.6%) and 251 units specialized equipment.
In May 2018, the Republic of Kazakhstan produced 2,572 vehicles of all types, 5.4% more than in April. As a result of May, 1,277 units of equipment were manufactured in Kostanay “SaryarkaAvtoProm”, 1,140 vehicles were assembled in Ust-Kamenogorsk by “Asia Auto” company. In Kokshetau KAMAZ Inzhinring produced 60 trucks, Semipalatinsk Daewoo Bus Kazakhstan and SemAZ shipped 33 buses and 49 trucks SHACMAN and Ural. In Almaty, Hyundai Trans Auto produced 10 units of equipment.