Scania Interim Report January–September 2015

Summary of the first nine months of 2015

  • Operating income rose by 11 percent to SEK 7,046 m. (6,356)
  • Net sales rose by 6 percent to SEK 69,686 m. (65,638)
  • Cash flow amounted to SEK 1,220 m. (2,213) in Vehicles and Services

Comments by Per Hallberg, President and CEO:

“Scania’s sales during the first nine months of 2015 rose to SEK 69.7 billion and earnings amounted to SEK 7,046 m., resulting in an operating margin of 10.1 percent (9.7). Higher vehicle volume in Europe, increased service revenue and positive currency rate effects were offset by lower vehicle volume in Latin America and Eurasia. Compared to the third quarter last year, order bookings for trucks in Europe rose. Scania’s position in the European market remains strong with a market share of 16.6 percent compared to 15.0 percent in 2014, among other things thanks to a leading Euro 6 range. Order bookings in Latin America were at a low level compared to the year-earlier period and were also lower than the previous quarter of 2015. Demand in Eurasia continues to be adversely affected by the turbulence in the region. In Asia, order bookings decreased particularly in the Middle East, compared to the third quarter of last year and also compared to the previous quarter. Scania has increased its market share in buses and coaches in Europe to 6.8 percent, compared to 5.1 percent in 2014. Order bookings in Buses and Coaches were lower than the same period of the previous year. In Engines, order bookings fell, both compared to the previous year and the previous quarter due to lower demand for gensets in Latin America. Scania is continuing its long-term efforts to boost its service business and Service revenue increased by 7 percent during the third quarter. Financial Services showed a strong performance and customer payment capacity is still good. The level of activity related to development projects remains high and Scania is investing in expanded production and service capacity

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 42,000 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 2014, net sales totalled SEK 92.1 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6 billion. Scania’s 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 2018, we delivered 88,000 trucks, 8,500 buses as well as 12,800 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 137 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 52,000 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 SE. For more information visit: www.scania.com.