Scania Launches Specialists Truck & Luxury Coach

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Scania Malaysia has rolled out a new lineup of purpose built vehicles at the Malaysia International Bus, Truck and Components Expo 2015 (MIBTC) to meet the demands for the expanding construction and travel/passenger transportation industries in Malaysia.

The Scania Construction Trucks and the Scania Marcopolo complete coach were officially launched by the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) Chairman Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Syed Hamid Syed Albar, together with the Managing Director of Scania Southeast Asia, James Armstrong.

Also present at the launch were senior officials from SPAD, the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) and Road Safety Department (JKJR).

Scania Marcopolo complete coach

The “First Class” Scania Marcopolo is a complete coach with a complete solution for operators. This premium coachcomes with high and consistent exterior and interior built quality, together with a reliable, safe and comfortable performance for passengers.

Now you can order, service and maintain a Scania Marcopolo from the same single source – that is Scania Malaysia. Everything about this coach is designed to make ordering, owning and running it as productive and profitable as possible. It has a shorter lead-time and maximum uptime due to faster and comprehensive service turnaround in any Scania workshop across the country.

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Scania Marcopolo is the result of a partnership between two global leaders – Scania and Marcopolo, the Brazilian bus manufacturer that was founded in 1949 and has today become the world’s leading bus and coach body-builder.

“We believe that the true value is in the attention to details of a Scania Marcopolo complete coach and the wide range of services supporting it. All of these for the passengers’ safety and comfort; and with our customers’ best profitability in mind,” said James.

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Scania Construction Trucks

The Scania Construction Trucks are ‘Fit for Tough Work and Fit for Tough Business.’ Rugged, robust and reliable; it is tested and perfected for better uptime.

Scania Construction Trucks are customisable and flexible enough to fit the most challenging conditions and applications in the construction industry of Malaysia.They feature the powerful, efficient and well-proven range of Euro 3, 4, 5 and 6 engine options mated to a chassis designed for higher load capacity, that are then driven from within a cab that is superior in comfort and safety. This combination allows Scania Construction Trucks to deliver higher productivity and the best profitability in a tough business.

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Affordable ownership & maintenance

Both the Scania Construction Trucks and Scania Marcopolo complete coach come with 2-years free Scania Maintenance, 2-years free Scania Assistance and 10-years free Scania Fleet Management.

Scania Credit Malaysia is also available to provide financial solutions and insurance for truck and bus/coach operators.

Scania Driver Competition-MIBTC Edition

Scania also revved up the excitement of the MIBTC this year with a special edition of its Scania Driver Competition, which allowed visitors the rare experience of handling a truck themselves.

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The Scania Driver Competition-MIBTC Edition is a preview for the main Scania Driver Competition 2014/2015 Malaysia-Singapore (SDC) that will be held later this year.

“While it’s great fun, having this competition for the public, it is also to create awareness of the constant need for safety practices among all road-users in Malaysia as well as to highlight the contribution of the truck driving profession to the nation,” added James.

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Scania has been transforming the transportation scene all around the world for more than a century and for the last four decades, Malaysian transport and logistic providers have come to know and trust the Scania brand.

”Scania is bringing in the solutions that will be needed by the industries where we see a lot of growth developing at an accelerated pace. With the construction industry in Malaysia undergoing continuous expansion from infrastructure projects and the positive numbers forecasted for tourist arrivals as well as an increase in more discerning intercity travelers, Scania is now able to provide a solution to help build and move the nation,” added James.

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