Corrected version 17 Dec 1998 Scania deliveries Deliveries of Scania trucks during the period January through November 1998 increased by 8 percent. Deliveries, number of trucks Jan-Nov 1998 Jan-Nov 1997 Change % - Western Europe 29,377 23,975 23 - Central and eastern Europe 2,136 1,752 22 - Latin America 7,214 8,887 -19 - Asia 1,173 2,764 -58 - Other markets 1,460 888 64 Total 41,360 38,266 8 3,764 (4,204) buses and 2,513 (2,762) industrial and marine engines were delivered during the period. The order intake from western Europe is stable, but is declining in central and eastern Europe. The activity in the Far East remains low. In Latin America the market is weak. The adaptation of production rates to the lower demand continues at Scania's units in Latin America. Scania is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. With 23,800 employees and production facilities in Europe and Latin America, Scania is one of the most profitable companies in its sector. In 1997, turnover totalled SEK 39,700 million and income after financial items SEK 2,800 million. Scania products are marketed in about 100 countries worldwide and approximately 95% of total production is sold outside Sweden. Scania press releases are available on the Internet, For further information, please contact: Louise Jarn Melander, Tel +46 8 5538 1212, Communications and Public Affairs mobile +46 70 607 60 30 Magnus Hahn, Tel +46 8 5538 3510, mobile Investor Relations +46 70 551 79 03 Oscar Stjerngren, Tel +46 8 5538 3657, Investor Relations mobile +46 70 598 36 58 ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit for further information The following files are available for download:

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Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2017, we delivered 82,500 trucks, 8,300 buses as well as 8,500 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled nearly SEK 120 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 49,300 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON AG. For more information visit: