Scania-Sweden has been represented in the Indian market since 2007. In 2011, Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd. came into being to strengthen its presence through sales to additional segments of the Indian commercial vehicle market and to widen its offer of sustainable transport solutions.
Scania has launched a range of on-road haulage truck models specially adapted for the Indian market – India’s most powerful puller the R580 V8 6x4, the G460 6x4 and the G410 6x2 and also the off-road P410 8x4 Mining and Coal Tipper. Scania has a partnership with Larsen & Toubro Limited in the mining segment.
During 2013, Scania launched a new bus range, Scania Metrolink 12, 13.7 and 14.5m to meet the growing need of safer, sustainable and comfortable travelling for luxury inter-city and charter travels. In Oct 2013, Scania inaugurated its first industrial facility in Narasapura, near Bangalore, followed by its first bus plant in March 2015. The service workshop and a central parts warehouse, is housed at the same site.
Scania has world-class experience in mobility solutions run on biofuels and Scania brings this unique offer to India. Scania handed over the first ethanol-run Green Bus in India to the city of Nagpur in August 2014. Public transport on ethanol buses is a cost-effective way of reducing the city's environmental problems. Scania launched the company’s engine range in India in 2013. Scania has been establishing a network of dealers across the South and Western regions of India to support the customers with the best parts and service availability.
In India, Scania buses & trucks have been specially designed to meet local conditions and customer requirements, and are backed by world-class service network and dealership in the country. Scania is delivering high-quality sustainable transportation solutions for India. At the same time social, environmental and economic sustainability is at the core of Scania’s offerings.