Global commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer Scania India announced that the company will be participating at the Auto Expo 2014 to be held from February 7-11, 2014 in India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi, NCR, India.
The company will be making key announcements and launch market leading services and products, tailored to suit customers’ needs and demands in India.
Among the vehicles on display there is a heavy haulage truck with a top of the line V8 engine, Scania R 500 6×4, exhibited for the first time in India. In the stand you will also find a Scania P 410 8×4 tipper and a Scania G 410 tractor both acknowledged for their superior productivity and outstanding operating economy. In addition to this, Scania´s reputed 13.7 metre 49 seater luxury intercity coach – the Scania Metrolink – will be on display.
Among the services presented at the Auto Expo will be the Scania Fleet Management. A system for monitoring and coaching vehicles and drivers performance, for optimal fleet uptime and traffic safety.
Mr. Anders Grundströmer, Managing Director Scania Commercial Vehicle India and Senior Vice President Scania Group along with the management team will be present at the Expo to interact with customers, guests and media.
Scania R 500 6×4 features the first ever V8 engine on the Indian roads, offering a high, low-speed torque rating, essential for super over-dimensional cargo (ODC) transport. The Scania V8 engines advance into the future with excellent driveability, impressive operating economy and sheer driving pleasure. These trucks are built to deliver the goods under the toughest conditions.
Scania P 410 8×4, is equipped with Scania Opticruise, a fully automated gear-changing system for best fuel efficiency and ease of driving. It is fitted with a completely new 20 cum U-shaped rock body developed by one of the world’s leading producer of high strength steel, SSAB. The complete tipper is significantly lower in weight than current offerings on the market, and with the increased load carrying capacity the customer gets a higher productivity and better total operating economy.
Scania G 410 6×2 is the most recent addition to Scania’s on road range in India, and with superior uptime, fuel economy and driver comfort, it is set to completely redefine haulage operations. The tractor is equipped with Scania Opticruise, which is an automated gear changing system for manual gearboxes. The system always chooses the most suitable gear in each situation, resulting in lower fuel consumption and improved drivability.
Scania Metrolink 13.7 metre 49 seater luxury intercity coach has the Scania 13-litre 360 hp Euro 3 engine, an 8-speed gearbox with Scania Opticruise automated gear changing. The third axle is hydraulically steered for easy maneuvering. Assisted by Scania Opticruise, the driver can concentrate on traffic and passenger comfort – a major safety benefit.
Scania products and services are known for their outstanding fuel economy and high uptime, and low operating costs. The company is also well known the world over for innovative and sustainable transport solutions. The vehicles that are to be displayed at the expo are completely in line with Scania’s mission to be a trusted partner for the transportation industry in India. The world-renowned Scania vehicles have exceptional qualities, safety features, delivering high torque from low revs, brisk acceleration and outstanding performance, combined with excellent fuel economy and lesser impact on the environment.