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Scania to supply 200 trucks to leading Indian mining company


Indian mining company BGR Mining & Infra has placed an order for 200 Scania P 410 tipper trucks. In 2014, the company took delivery of its 150th Scania vehicle.

BGR Mining & Infra Managing Director B. Umapathi Reddy says: “Scania P 410 tippers offer excellent performance and we are extremely satisfied with them. Since we started using these vehicles in our mining fields we have observed a clear increase in operational performance and efficiency. A special mention goes to the dedicated services of Scania.”

Anders Grundströmer, Managing Director of Scania India, said that the order was testament to the quality of Scania’s products: “I am very pleased that our association with BGR is being strengthened.”

Headquartered in the city of Hyderabad, BGR Mining & Infra is one of India’s leading mining companies. It already has a fleet of 246 Scania vehicles.

Scania has been represented in the Indian market since 2007. In 2011, Scania established Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd. with an ambition to strengthen its presence through sales to additional segments of the Indian commercial vehicle market and to widen its offer of sustainable solutions. Scania is currently establishing a complete service and dealer network.

Scania has launched a range of on-road haulage truck models specially adapted for the Indian market - the R 500 6x4, the G 460 6x4 and the P 410 6x2 and also the off-road P 410 8x4 mining tipper. Scania has a successful partnership with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) in the mining segment.

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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 42,000 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 2014, net sales totalled SEK 92.1 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6 billion. Scania’s press releases are available on  (  

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