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".

TAEPAEKSAN (3)

Made from 1970s- 1990s. Taepaeksan (Taebaeksan) translated as Mount Taepaek. Made by the Pyongsang Auto Works, Pyongsang. 4x2 truck, 6 ton payload. Exists as cargo truck.
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TAEPAEKSAN 96

Made in 2007. Based on the Kamaz 55111. Name Taepaeksan (Taebaeksan) translated as Mount Taepaek. Made by the Pyongsang Auto Works, Pyongsang. 6x4 truck, 13- 15 ton payload, V8-cylinder engine. Exists as heavy dumper.
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TAEPAEKSAN TRACTOR TRUCK

Seen in 2017 during a parade, towing a Huasong 14-ICBM rocket. 6x6 tractor truck, rebadged or copied Chinese Howo T7H. Photo North Korean Press.
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FORWARD CONTROL TRUCK, NOT IDENTIFIED

From the movie Hanpyeongsaeng inmindeulsog-eoso (2007). Seen together with a torpedo front dumper.
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TORPEDO FRONT DUMPER, NOT IDENTIFIED

From the movie Hanpyeongsaeng inmindeulsog-eoso (2007). Seen together with a forward control truck.
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CHOLLIMA Truck

Made as prototype in Spring 1959. Based on the Russian ZIS 150. Name Chollima (Chonlima) translated as Flying Horse or Pegasus. Made by the Pyongyang Auto Works, Pyongyang. 4x2 truck, 8 ton payload. Exists as tractor truck.
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Chollima 9.11, North Koreas first trolleybus, 1961

CHOLLIMA 9.11, earlier named CHOLLIMA 1 and CHOLLIMA 2

Made from 1961- 1970. Name Chollima (Chonlima) translated as Flying Horse or Pegasus. Made by the Pyongyang Trolleybus Works, Pyongyang. Two-axle trolleybus, 65 passengers.
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Chollima 9.25, bus 903, the oldest trolleybus still in the streets of Pyongyang

CHOLLIMA 9.25

Made from 1963- 1967. Name Chollima (Chonlima) translated as Flying Horse or Pegasus. Made by the Pyongyang Trolleybus Works, Pyongyang. Three-axle articulated trolleybus, 120 passengers, length 13.6 m.
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PYONGYANG 9.25

Made in 1963. Made by the Pyongyang Trolleybus Works, Pyongyang. Two-axle gasoline bus, 65 passengers, length 9.5 m.
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Chollima 70, the famous 118 still in traffic.

CHOLLIMA 70

Made from 1970- 1972. Name Chollima (Chonlima) translated as Flying Horse or Pegasus. Made by the Pyongyang Trolleybus Works, Pyongyang. Two-axle trolleybus, 44 seats/ 90 passengers.
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