Scania Marks 125th Anniversary by Exhibiting R 730 Heavy Haulage Truck in Munich
Published On Apr 15, 2016
The Swedish truck manufacturer, Scania has showcased its R 730 10x4 heavy haulage truck at the Bauma Auto Show in Munich, Germany. The occasion also marks Scania's 125th anniversary in the automobile segment.
Scania has presented the R 730 10x4 heavy haulage truck as its “Show-Stopper” at the event and has stated that the truck can carry cargo upto 250 tonne when permitted. The auto show at Bauma is dedicated for the display of mining machinery, construction trucks and other heavy equipment. Here, at the international trade fair, the Swedish automaker is displaying five trucks along with a 6x6 all-wheel drive mining truck.
Scania said in its recent statement that it sees greater opportunities in the construction sector, especially in the developed European markets.
“Scania’s vehicles and services perfectly match the characteristics and solutions being sought by operators today. On top of this, we have the most fuel-efficient powertrains and our quality is regarded as industry leading,” said the senior vice president at Scania, Mr. Christopher Podgorski.
At the Bauma exhibition, Scania is also showcasing industrial engines along with trucks, which complies with Euro Stage V norms. This emission standard will be mandatory from the year 2019, while Scania has been able to offer the Euro V engines well advance. Scania has been working on features like emission-control system and engine-management for quite some time now. At present, the Swedish maker has three engine platforms ranging from 9.0-litre to 16.0-litre. Power output of these mills ranges from 202 kW to 566 kW.
“Scania’s industrial engines are based on our successful Euro 6 engines for on-road applications. Our first Euro 6 truck engines were introduced in 2012, and we now have a proven track record in this area,” said Anders Liss, vice president sales, at Scania Engines.