Swedish heavyweights

Scania will be well known to most MMI readers as a major Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles, specifically heavy trucks and buses. However, the company also manufactures diesel engines for other heavy vehicles (including military), marine use, and other general industrial applications.

In 1900, Maskinfabriks-aktiebolaget Scania was founded in Malmo in the south of Sweden as a manufacturer of bicycles. By 1903 the first cars had left the factory, and two years later Scania built their first truck.

Scania’s origins (through merger) actually trace back to 1891 and Vabis (Vagnsfabriksaktiebolaget i Sodertalje), Vabis founded in 1891 as a railway carriage-manufacturing

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CHKPZ signed a contract with Scania

Chelyabinsk Forge-and-Press Plant will produce components for trucks Scania. The contract with the automaker signed, delivery is scheduled to begin in spring 2012. Now this is almost ready: commercial production, agreed upon and documents opened an office with a warehouse in Sweden.

 Photo source:chkpz.ru

The conclusion of the contract — an important victory for JSC "CHKPZ." In fact, the plant received high praise from one of the most respected experts in the world automotive industry. Multi-step, complex process of authorization providers, through which the Swedes guarantee the quality of their products, includes a thorough check of partner companies

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CHKPZ signed a contract with Scania

Chelyabinsk Forge-and-Press Plant will produce components for trucks Scania. The contract with the automaker signed, delivery is scheduled to begin in spring 2012. Now this is almost ready: commercial production, agreed upon and documents opened an office with a warehouse in Sweden. Photo source:chkpz.ru

The conclusion of the contract — an important victory for JSC "CHKPZ." In fact, the plant received high praise from one of the most respected experts in the world automotive industry. Multi-step, complex process of authorization providers, through which the Swedes guarantee the quality of their products, includes a thorough check of partner companies at

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Scania launched in St. Petersburg plant trucks

St. Petersburg, November 17, 2010. The company "Scania — Peter" opened in Shushary (the Pushkin district, south of St. Petersburg) plant for the production of trucks and became the first foreign automaker started full commercial production of commercial vehicles in the northwest region of Russia. The press service of the city administration, which said that the launch of the plant coincided with the 100th anniversary of the first delivery of the vehicle Scania in Russia.

The investment amounted to EUR 10 million. At the initial stage, the degree of localization of the enterprise will be: for trucks

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SCANIA — Made in Russia

Today, all visitors to the site "Blog Trucker" a unique opportunity. Together with our photographer, we’ll take a tour of the workshops assembly plant "Scania-Peter." Let’s see how to collect the famous Swedish brand trucks in Russia, and try to determine if there is a difference between an assembly here and there. Below there are a photo essay and a bit of information to ponder.

The original article can be found at http://www.dalnoboi.org/2012/03/scania.html, copying material reference is obligatory!

1. Factory "Scania-Peter" is the only enterprise in Russia producing technology Scania, which allows a short time, to rush orders,

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Scania launched in St. Petersburg plant trucks

St. Petersburg, November 17, 2010. The company "Scania — Peter" opened in Shushary (the Pushkin district, south of St. Petersburg) plant for the production of trucks and became the first foreign automaker started full commercial production of commercial vehicles in the northwest region of Russia. The press service of the city administration, which said that the launch of the plant coincided with the 100th anniversary of the first delivery of the vehicle Scania in Russia.

The investment amounted to EUR 10 million. At the initial stage, the degree of localization of the enterprise will be: for trucks

Continue reading Scania launched in St. Petersburg plant trucks

SCANIA — Made in Russia

Today, all visitors to the site "Blog Trucker" a unique opportunity. Together with our photographer, we'll take a tour of the workshops assembly plant "Scania-Peter." Let's see how to collect the famous Swedish brand trucks in Russia, and try to determine if there is a difference between an assembly here and there. Below there are a photo essay and a bit of information to ponder.

The original article can be found at http://www.dalnoboi.org/2012/03/scania.html, copying material reference is obligatory!

1. Factory "Scania-Peter" is the only enterprise in Russia producing technology Scania, which allows a short time, to rush orders,

Continue reading SCANIA — Made in Russia

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