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Scania Plans to Expand its Market in India, Already Invested INR 300 Crores in the Country

Published On Feb 11, 2016By Prashant Talreja

Scania, the heavy mover manufacturer is planning for a long term footing in the trucks and bus market in the country. With two of its flagship releases - a long haul truck and a bus, the company is all set to further foray into this segment.

Mikael Benje, MD at Scania India said that, the company is aiming for a long term presence in the country and it has already put Rs. 300 crores for the brand's development in the coming 5 years. Benje, during the launch of its premium G310 truck, has also announced that Scania is contemplating on increasing transport offerings for the cities besides, emphasizing on aspects like fuel efficiency and average speed for its offerings.

Scania is in plans to produce more vehicles from its Narsapura plant and put focus on alternate fuel sources as well. It is also thinking of launching green buses in the country, which will run by ethanol.

For urban transportation, Scania has launched a bus - Citywide, while the Scania's 250 Metrolink units are already running in the city.

Klas Dahlberg, Senior VP of Buses and Coaches at Scania stated that the products of the company comply with the Indian emission norms, and the manufacturer will continue to bring in more eco friendly vehicles in the country.

Scania is also planning to support the programs of the Government like Swach Bharat, Smart Cities and Make in India initiatives with an intention to assist India's growth and to enhance productivity.

Benje further added that the company's transport systems, which are operated with sustainable energy, determines Scania's commitment to the Make in India initiative.

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