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International experts of the automotive market have met in Astana

KIAE supported by Automechanika took place in Astana for the second time on February, 28 – March, 2.

The first KIAE exhibition was held in 2016. The event is supported by the world-famous exhibition brand Automechanika, whose events are held in 14 countries all over the world and are popular with car business professionals.

This year, the international Commercial Transport Exhibition Central Asia (CTECA), whose task is to support the world standards of the commercial equipment market in Kazakhstan, was collocated with KIAE supported by Automechanika.

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Visitors and exhibitors were greeted by Albert Rau, Vice-Minister for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Andrey Lavrentyev, President of Kazakhstan Automobile Business Association, Makhsat Saktaganov, President of the Union of International Road Carriers of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Automachanika brand manager Michael Johannes.

According to Albert Rau: “This bright and significant event united professionals and representatives of the automotive industry from the countries of near and far abroad.” More than 130 local and international companies presented their products in the field of components and spare parts, tires, lubricants, tools and repair equipment for cars and commercial vehicles.

Leading companies of the industry presented their novelties: Sobek-Service, Motul, Import Oils, Voltages, Kärcher, Kazakhstan’s KulanOil and others. The debutants of the exhibition KIAE supported by Automechanika were the companies Eikos, Master, Hazet, TradeSoft, Shinline, Vartech, Felicia.

Exclusive novelties

Mercur Auto – the exclusive importer of the world brands of the German concern Volkswagen AG in Kazakhstan, demonstrated an updated model range of commercial vehicles at CTECA. Visitors of the exhibition got a unique opportunity to see the world famous Transporter, passenger’s Multivan and Caddy in an updated concept.

Among the novelties of the special equipment is the company “Trade House” MAZ-Kazakhstan “, which presented the truck tractor MAZ-6432H9 Euro-4. Kazakhstan Motor Company “Astana Motors”, the official partner of the Minsk Automobile Plant in Almaty, presented the first MAZ of the Kazakhstan assembly.

The exclusive presentation was held by the KAMAZ trade company, the official distributor of the KAMAZ group of companies in Kazakhstan, demonstrating the latest models of trucks: KAMAZ-6520 dump truck and KAMAZ-5490 trunk tractor.

KIAF Forum

Within the framework of the Kazakhstan International Automotive Forum KIAF-2017, organized by the Exhibition Company Astana-Expo KC together with the Association of Kazakhstan Automobile Business, were discussed such issues as the Kazakhstan automobile market and the spare parts market, as well as tools that promote the growth of sales of commercial equipment.

KIAF 2017 program is available online


KIAE/CTECA team warmly thanks all visitors and exhibitors and hope to see all participants in 2018!