Scania's six-month report on 19 July

Scania's six-month report on 19 July Scania will publish its interim report for the first six months on 19 July at a combined press and analysts conference. This will take place at Operaterassen in Stockholm at 12:00. The capital gain from Scania's divestment of Svenska Volkswagen and Din Bil will be included in the income for the first six months. Scania's divestment of its 50-percent ownership of Svenska Volkswagen AB and the wholly owned Swedish dealer chain Din Bil Sverige AB to Volkswagen AG in Germany has been approved by the relevant EU competition authorities. The sum of the capital gain is estimated to be SEK 500 million. This will be included in the results for the first six months this year. For further information please contact: Joanna Daugaard, Investor Relations, tel. +46 8 5538 3716, mobile +46 70 518 3716. Scania is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. With 28,300 employees and production facilities in Europe and Latin America, Scania is one of the most profitable companies in its sector. In 2001, turnover totalled SEK 53,000 million and the result after financial items was SEK 1,500 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: