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Scania strengthens a position in a European market

Demand in Europe for Scania’s trucks is good and sequence bookings rose by 46 percent, compared to a initial entertain of 2014 to 12,446 (8,500) trucks. Meanwhile, direct in Brazil and Russia enervated significantly.

Scania increasing a marketplace share in Europe during a initial entertain of 2015 to 17.2 percent. This can be compared to 15.3 percent during a same duration of 2014. Thus Scania has continued a certain trend that began final year with a transition to a Euro 6 glimmer standard.

“Our patron charity was really rival in early 2014, as we had valid a opening of a new engines and had introduced Scania Streamline. We also had a market’s broadest Euro 6 engine range. We have now built serve on this and have introduced additional improvements,” explains Scania’s President and CEO Martin Lundstedt.

Second and third era Euro 6 engines have achieved really good for a business and in trade press tests and Scania’s position in a European marketplace is really strong. Among other things, Scania has dual engines with 410 and 450 horsepower, respectively, that usually use SCR aftertreatment record to accommodate a Euro 6 standard.

“We had high expectations for these engines and they are a good success. Meanwhile, a peculiarity turn of a trucks is high in ubiquitous and we have entered new segments, that is pushing sales expansion of new lorry applications that are formed on Scania’s modular system,” says Henrik Henriksson, Head of Sales and Marketing.

Order bookings in Europe softened during a initial quarter, both compared to early final year and to a fourth entertain of 2014.

“Demand is good in a vital markets and a feedback we are removing from business indicates that a opening is strong,” says Henriksson.

However, direct in Latin America and Eurasia has enervated sharply, especially associated to Brazil and Russia. Economic activity is during a low turn and a second half of 2014 was characterised by a proxy boost in direct in both markets. Order bookings in Latin America decreased by 56 percent to 1,768 (4,000) units and sequence bookings Eurasia decreased by 91 percent to 271 (2,879) units.

Scania’s sum sequence bookings amounted to 18,311 (19,032) trucks during a initial entertain of 2015.