Made in North Korea
A short overview of all the cars, trucks and buses made in North Korea (DPRK). You will find all these vehicles and many more in our history document "Automobiles Made in North Korea".

CHAJU 64 (4x2 dumper)

Made approx. 1964. Based on the KrAZ 222 Dnepr. Name Chaju (Jaju, Chachzu) translated as Independence. Made by the Sungri General Auto Works, Tokchon. 4x2 truck, 7.5 ton payload, 15-litre V8-cylinder diesel engine. Exists as dumper.
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CHAJU 82, later renamed CHAJU 64

Made from 1982- mid-1990s. Name Chaju (Jaju, Chachzu) translated as Independence. Made by the Sungri General Auto Works, Tokchon. 4x2 truck, 10 ton payload, 15-litre V8-cylinder diesel engine.
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CHAJU 64, made in 2009

New prototype made in 2009, minor updates like one-piece windscreen, fog lights in front bumper. Name Chaju (Jaju, Chachzu) translated as Independence. Made by the Sungri General Auto Works, Tokchon.
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CHAJU 64 (6x6)

Made from 1982- present. Name Chaju (Jaju, Chachzu) translated as Independence. Made by the Sungri General Auto Works, Tokchon. 6x6 truck, V8-cylinder diesel engine. Exists as truck chassis and crane truck. Military vehicle.
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SUNGRISAN, later named KONSOR

Made from 1970- late 1990s. Based on the BelAZ trucks. Name Sungrisan translated as Mount Victory, name Konsor (Konsol) translated as Construction. Made by the Sungri General Auto Works, Tokchon.
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KUMSUSAN

 Made from 1979- 1990s. Name Kumsusan translated as Mount Kumsu. Made by the Sungri General Auto Works, Tokchon. 4x2 truck, 40 ton payload. Exists as heavy dumper. Much used in open cast mines. Seen on stamp in 1988 and 1995.
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SONYON 82

Made from 1982- late 1990s. Name Sonyon translated as Sunny. Made by the Sungri General Auto Works, Tokchon. 4x2 truck, 2- 3 ton payload. Petrol engine. Exists as cargo truck. Seen on stamp in 2000. Photo Heikki Majara, Pyongyang 1997.
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KONSOR

Made in 1975. Name Konsor (Konsol) translated as Construction. Made by the March 30th Works, Pyongyang. 100 ton payload. Exists as heavy dumper. Built for use in mines.
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Kaensaeng 68KA, the NorthKorean GAZ 69 jeep

KAENGSAENG 68KA

Made from 1968- 1985. Based on the GAZ 69. Name Kaengsaeng translated as Self Reliance. Made by the Pyongsang Auto Works, Pyongsang. 4x4 cross country vehicle, 5-seats 4-door, 2.5-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine.
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Kaengsaeng 68NA, a hybrid with one door left and two doors right

KAENGSAENG 68NA

Made from 1968- 1985. Based on the GAZ 69/ GAZ 69A. Name Kaengsaeng translated as Self Reliance. Made by the Pyongsang Auto Works, Pyongsang.
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