Record for Scania in Austria

Record for Scania in Austria: 450 trucks in the largest order to date Scania's wholly owned subsidiary Scania Österreich has signed its largest contract to date: Interliner Transporte & Spedition has ordered 450 Scania trucks in one order for its growing European traffic. Most of them will be equipped with Scania's new 16-litre V8 engine. Interliner has bought almost 200 trucks from Scania in recent years. Commenting on this contract and Interliner's expansion, Scania Österreich says the deciding factor was that Scania is able to offer full-coverage Pan-European service. "This order is particularly important, not only for Scania Österreich but also for the whole of Scania's European service organisation," says Håkan Sundström, Managing Director of Scania Österreich. "At the same time, it is also interesting to note, this is the largest single contract that Scania has ever signed with a customer in Austria." Besides Scania's V8 engines, the new trucks will also be equipped with the new 12-litre 6-cylinder turbocompound engine with 470 hp. About 90 percent of the vehicles will be tractor units and will be used on Interliner's long-distance routes. The remainder will be equipped for various types of special transport. Interliner's base is located at Ried in Traunkreis in Oberösterreich. Deliveries to Interliner start directly after the turn of the year and will continue over a period of four years. For further information, please contact Ulf Söderström, Business Communications, tel. +46 8 553 81044, mobile +46 70 680 9595, e-mail: Scania is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. With 26,900 employees and production facilities in Europe and Latin America, Scania is one of the most profitable companies in its sector. In 2000, turnover totalled SEK 53,800 million and the result after financial items was SEK 4,500 million. Scania products are marketed in about 100 countries worldwide and some 95 percent of Scania's vehicles are sold outside Sweden. Scania press releases are available on the Internet, ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download:

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