Kurgan Bus Plant (KAvZ) "GAZ Group" said the 55-th anniversary of its founding. During its history, the plant produced more than 550,000 buses, most of which are produced on the chassis of the production of the Gorky Automobile Plant. Now is a line of enterprise models KAVZ-4235 "Aurora" and KAVZ-4238. Buses KAVZ received well-deserved recognition of consumers not only in Russia but also abroad.
Today, the plant specializes in the production of middle-class buses (length 8.10 m) of urban, suburban and long-distance destinations.
From 2008 to 2011, the company was completely restructured facilities in accordance with the principles of the Production System GAS — the system of continuous production improvements.
Industrial and intellectual potential of the company, the introduction of lean production organization can KAvZ continuously improve product quality, increase product range and develop new markets. From 2009 to 2012 KAvZ delivered to the Republic of Nicaragua, 549 buses, upgraded the operating conditions in the tropical conditions.
Kurgan plant avtobusostroitelnym became the first Russian company to have developed a school bus in accordance with the requirements of GOST 51160-98 "buses to transport children. Technical requirements ": during the implementation of the federal and regional programs "School Bus" plant delivered more than 5 million cars in the educational institutions of the country’s 87 regions.
In 2012, the company began to develop the bus KAVZ-4238 running on compressed natural gas: the prototype, equipped with a gas engine emissions standard "Euro-5", is planned to produce and certify to the middle of 2013.