NewsVoir | 27 Jan, 2016
Scania Commercial Vehicles India Private Limited, a leading commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, will launch two new flagship products further enhancing itâs offering of sustainable transport at this yearâs Auto Expo â The Motor Show at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, between February 5 and9.
Scania will showcase the R580 with V8 engine - the most powerful on road truck. The Scania R580 was certified by ARAI under a brand new category named âpullerâ.
Scania Indiaâs management team comprising Mr. Stefan Palskog, President, Scania India and Mr. Mikael Benje, Managing Director of Business Unit, Scania India, will formally launch the two new products, and highlight the companyâs vision to deliver sustainable transport to the Indian Subcontinent.
Auto Expo is the biggest platform in the country for vehicle manufactures to display their products, and for B2B deals. Auto Expo is jointly organised by the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
Date: February 5-9, 2016
Venue: India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR
Event details: http://www.autoexpo-themotorshow.in/
Scania has been represented in the Indian market since 2007. In 2011, Scania established the company Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd.to strengthen its presence through sales to additional segments of the Indian commercial vehicle market and to widen its offer of Sustainable Transport Solutions. Scania has launched a range of on-road haulage truck models specially adapted for the Indian market âIndiaâs most powerful puller the R 580V8 6x4, the G 460 6x4 and the G410 6x2 and also the off-road P 410 8x4 Mining and Coal Tipper. Scania has a partnership with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) in the Mining segment.
In the beginning of 2013 Scania launched a new bus range, Scania Metro link 12, 13.7 and 14.5 m to meet the growing need of Safer, Sustainable and Comfortable travelling. The new bus range is purpose-designed for luxury Intercity or Charter travels.
Scania has world class experience in mobility solutions run on biofuels and Scania brings this unique offer to India. Scania handed over the first ethanol run Green Bus in India to the city of Nagpur in August 2014. Public transport on ethanol buses is a cost effective way of reducing several of the city's environmental problems. The solutions developed create the necessary preconditions for comfortable commuting and also better living conditions in city centers, without requiring major investments in new infrastructure. With this ethanol bus, Scania also introduced an engine complying with Bharat stage 5, which is a huge step to minimize emissions. Biofuels is the sustainable solution for urban public transport available here and now.
The company inaugurated its first Industrial Facility in Narasapura, Bangalore, in October, 2013 and inaugurated its first bus plant in March 2015. With a collective investment of Rs. 3 billion, this facility serves as the centre of the companyâs commercial operations in the country. The service workshop and a central parts warehouse, is housed at the same site.
Scania has a current production capacity of 2500 trucks and 1000 buses, and aims to double its capacity by 2020 with a target of selling 5000 trucks and 2500 buses annually. In next five years, Scania will also expand its employee pool to 1200 people at this facility.
Scania launched the companyâs engines range in India in 2013. Scania has been establishing a network of dealers across the South and Western regions of India to support the customers with the best parts and service availability.
In India, Scania buses & trucks have been specially designed to meet local conditions and customer requirements, and are backed by world class service network and dealership in the country. Scania is delivering high quality Sustainable Transportation Solutions for India. At the same time Social, Environmental and Economic Sustainability is at the core of Scaniaâs offer.
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