The world’s largest truck driver competition and training event, Scania Driver Competitions, tests drivers for the fifth year in 2012.
Leading supermarket retailer and long-standing Scania operator ASDA Stores Limited has introduced a further 165 Scania trucks into service in a four year contract hire deal which also sees Scania becoming responsible for the on-going maintenance of a further 200-plus trailers in addition to the 1,400 already in the care of its nationwide dealer network.
West Country waste management and recycling specialist, Bristol & Avon Transport & Recycling Limited has made a major investment in 14 new Scania tippers to take the company forward over the coming years.
Sandwich, Kent-based waste management and recycling specialist TW Services Limited has added a further five Scania vehicles to its fleet. Supplied by Scania (Great Britain) Limited's Purfleet branch, the order comprises two skiploaders, two hookloaders and a tipper with grab.
Scania Truck Rental has expanded its operations with the opening of three new rental locations.
Scania has been selected to provide a total transport solution for The Co-operative Food Supply Chain (CFSC) in a major order which will see Scania provide new fleet vehicles and all associated service at CFSC's new Composite Distribution Centre for Scotland and the Isles.
‘Simply’ owning or driving a Scania V8 truck is not enough for many keen truck owners and drivers, who spend untiring devotion on personalising their vehicles. For some of these fans, Scania is producing another series of special V8-powered trucks, following up on the success of the limited edition ‘Dark Diamond’.
Scania has reinforced its position as a leading supplier to the British transport industry with significant increases in its truck and passenger carrying vehicle market shares for 2010.
Stagecoach Group has once again opted for Scania chassis in a major order which will see a total of 141 units delivered during 2011.
Northern Ireland's largest haulier, McBurney Transport, has taken delivery of 11 Scania R 480 LA6x2/4MNA Topline twinsteer tractor units from Larne-based Road Trucks Limited, the Scania dealer for Northern Ireland, as part of its on-going fleet replacement programme.
Welshpool, mid-Wales based transport operator, Wright Self Drive Limited has taken delivery of the first series-production 730 horsepower Scania V8 tractor unit. As such, the company becomes the world's first operator to acquire an example of the recently launched Scania R 730, the world's most powerful truck.
Wolverhampton-based Coach Choice Limited has taken delivery of its latest new Scania coach, a tri-axle Scania Irizar PB luxury tourer, from Scania (Great Britain) Limited. Appointed to an extremely high specification, the vehicle is now being marketed to operators of prestige UK and continental tours.
Nottingham-based Premiere Travel Limited has signed an agreement on the Scania stand at Euro Bus Expo for three limited edition 49-seat Scania Irizar Sesenta luxury touring coaches. One of the vehicles will be delivered towards the end of this month, with two following in February 2011.
Scania will be exhibiting three passenger carrying vehicles, including a Limited Edition Scania Irizar PB 'Sesenta' luxury touring coach, on its stand (A10, Hall 5) at EuroBus Expo 2010 (2-4 November, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham).
Four new Scania vehicles have entered service with Northamptonshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service, meaning that all front-line heavy fire appliances in the Service's fleet are now based on Scania chassis.
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