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TagAZ. High quality, modern and friendly cars
The Taganrog Automobile Plant (TagAZ) is a modern dynamic undertaking producing
In 2000 TagAZ acquired Hyundai Motor Company (South Korea) as a strategic partner, who year by year gains more and more significance in the automobile society and whose products are recognized all over the world. High quality, modern technologies, wide model range and reasonable price policy have also been key factors of launching Hyundai production in Russia.
First Hyundai Accent automobiles were put out from the Taganrog conveyor in May 2001. And in April 2004 the production of spacious and powerful
In April 2007 TagAZ started production of the Santa Fe Classic model, which presents the popular in Russia SUV-segment.
Ceremonial Opening of TagAZ, September 12th (the Day of 300th Anniversary of Taganrog).
Signing of Agreement between Hyundai Motor Company and Taganrog Automobile Plant on licensed production of the Hyundai Accent in Taganrog.
Start of production of Accent with automatic transmission.
Russian President V. Putin’s visit to TagAZ as part of his trip to the Rostov Region.
Hyundai awards TagAZ In recognition of outstanding manufacturing performances and contributions to Hyundai Motor Company.
TagAZ receives Award of Excellence on the Hyundai World Congress of producers and distributors in Australia.
TagAZ produces its 50 000th Hyundai Accent.
TagAZ receives Award 'The best commercial vehicle 2006 in Russia' for Hyundai Porter.
TagAZ produces its 100 000th Hyundai Accent.
Modern equipment and production capacity of TagAZ allow to produce simultaneously up to six different models totaling to 120 000 annually. Flexible technologies, which allows to reset equipment in the shortest terms, forms the basis of stable position in the market.
At present, the plant effects industrial assembly of passenger cars Accent and Sonata and commercial light truck Porter. The producing kits* are delivered from South Korea either directly by sea to the Taganrog port, or by railway from the Nakhodka port.
TagAZ employs a unique production scheme. It is the only automobile plant in the world where the conveyor line is placed vertically on the four floors of the main plant building. The levels are linked by the lift system. Each level is equipped by monorails and lifting and transporting mechanisms.
The life of the car is started on the first level, at the
The next stage is painting. Two underground levels (about 15 metres deep) are allotted for painting. TagAZ uses painting line by the German firm Dürr — the vanguard company in the sphere of technologies of industrial painting in automobile production.
The main assembling conveyor is placed on the second level. Here the painted body is filled with engine, gear, axles and other aggregates — the car receives its final look. After the assembling is finished, the car goes through the stage of diagnosis and programming of the engine electronic system.
The quality of the assembly is secured by 100 percent entrance inspection of details,
*The whole delivery kit of Accent totals to 843 details, Sonata — 1 117 details. Under the plant program each car comes through 600 technological stages during the assembling.
TagAZ takes pride in its skilled amicable personnel. At present employed are about 2 600 people including employees in the applied productions. 30 percent of them are
At the starting period of the plant the engineer staff and young specialists were trained at automobile plants in South Korea, Europe and USA. Regular professional trainings at the leading world undertakings are part of the program of improving personnel’s skills. TagAZ collaborates with technical highest schools in employing of perspective specialists.
Socially oriented staff policy and work conditions make TagAZ the one of the most attractive employers in the labour market in the southern region of the Russia.
We can manufacture premium-class limousines, but produce reliable automobiles for mass Russian consumer
TagAZ uses the most advanced equipment and technologies of the leading automobile states — South Korea, Japane, Germany and the USA.
The basis of high quality production is
There are control posts in the end of each stage of assembling. After the conveyor all automobiles are checked for tightness (leak test) in a special shower box. After that a car undergoes a 10—12 km test drive. TagAZ disposes of a testing track with different kinds of road pavement.
Every month representatives of South Korean company Hyundai hold audit of production with random test of the produced automobiles. Under the present mark system, the level of production of TagAZ
50 per cent of Hyundai cars sold in Russia have been produced by TagAZ. And this share is growing along with the production increase.
TagAZ guarantee refers to the plant guarantee of Hyundai Motor Company, which makes it 3 years or 100 thousand km.
TagAZ is regularly visited by representatives of government and
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I’ve visited almost all automobile plants in Russia, and TagAZ seems to be the best.
2/2 Kosmonavtov prospekt, Rostov–on–Don, Russia, 344000
2 Instrumentalnaya st., Taganrog, Russia, 347923
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