Scania strengthens top position in Taiwan

Scania has sold an additional 200 luxuary coaches in Taiwan. Deliveries to the Boshen bus bodybuilder will start in January 2015. This deal further strengthens Scania’s top position in the Taiwanese coach market.

Scania strengthens top position in Taiwan

Scania has sold an additional 200 luxuary coaches in Taiwan. Deliveries to the Boshen bus bodybuilder will start in January 2015. This deal further strengthens Scania’s top position in the Taiwanese coach market.

“This year, 2014, marks a record since Scania entered the Taiwanese bus and coach market in 1982,” says Managing Director Per Lilljequist, Scania Taiwan.

“During 2014, Scania Taiwan has received more than 600 bus orders, of which 300 units are already in operation.”

Cooperation between Scania and Boshen started in 2000 and the bus bodybuilder has now selected Scania as its only European long-term partner. “To fulfil our growth plan, we’ve opted for the Scania K 400 chassis thanks to the excellent product performance, brand image and Scania’s service back-up,” says Lin Jin-Liu, Chairman of Boshen. “We believe it’s a win-win deal for both of us.”

The coaches, with 400 hp Euro 5 engines, normally seat 45 passengers. Scania’s Euro 5 coaches were introduced in Taiwan in 2013 and have since become the best-selling buses in the high-end coach and intercity market in Taiwan. Nearly 500 coaches have put on roads over the past 18 months.

For further information, please contact Hans-Åke Danielsson, Press Manager, tel +46 8 553 856 62.

Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company’s operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime Scania also offers financial services. Employing some 41,000 people, the company operates in about 100 countries. Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles. In 2013, net sales totalled SEK 86.8 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6.2 billion. Scania press releases are available on www.scania.com

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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 Volkswagen Truck & Bus AG soon transforming into TRATON AG. For more information visit: www.scania.com.

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