KAMAZ contributed to the renewal of Bashkiria’s bus fleet having delivered 30 NEFAZ 5299-30-51 city buses running on compressed natural gas to the republic.
The buses were received under the decree of the Government of the Russian Federation “On Approval of Rules for Granting Subsidies for Purchasing Gas-Powered Buses and Equipment for Housing and Communal Services”. The buses were delivered to the motor transport enterprise Bashavtotrans by the company jointly with ZAO Sberbank Leasing and KAMAZ’s official dealer of passenger buses – OOO Avtosbyt.
NEFAZ 5299-30-51 is a 60% low-floor bus equipped with a Mercedes-Benz M 906 LAG/EEV/1 (Euro 5) gas engine and adapted for transportation of people with disabilities. The bus accommodates 105 passengers at most. In the basic version, the bus features a kneeling system (a device tilting the vehicle which saves time at bus stops and enables passengers to board and leave the bus more easily).