Scania to Deliver 360 City Buses to Malaysia
Scania will deliver 360 city buses to the state-owned company Syarikat
Prasarana Negara Berhad (Prasarana). The buses will operate in the city of
Kuantan and in the capital Kuala Lumpur.
SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden -- May 27, 2013
“Scania buses and coaches are renowned for their fuel economy, reliability,
safety and comfort. Each component is engineered to heighten the performance
of the vehicle. With our new engine platform, Scania buses are now capable of
higher torques at lower revs and even lower fuel consumption. Each model can
also be customised in terms of passenger capacity, seating plans, comfort
levels and other key criteria as required,” says James Armstrong, Managing
Director of ScaniaMalaysia.
The Scania city bus model– Scania K 250 UB4x2 – is configured with a
low-floor chassis and safety features such as handicap access capability for
all passengers. It is equipped with a ramp for full wheelchair access and two
docking slots with seatbelts for safe wheelchair anchorage. The body is made
of aluminium to reduce weight and fuel consumption, as well as to extend
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
38,600 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 2012, net sales totalled SEK 79.6
billion and net income amounted to SEK 6.6 billion. Scania press releases are
available on www.scania.com.
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