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* Karnakata / India - Scania starts City Bus production in
Scania will inaugurate its city bus production in Narasapura in the Indian state of Karnataka... Scania has so far invested about SEK 400 million (EUR 40 m.) in Narasapura, where the company has also been assembling trucks since 2013... Scania’s industrial operations in Narasapura, 40 km east of Bangalore, already include final assembly of truck and bus chassis as well as bodybuilding and fitting out of complete vehicles. The production of fully-built long-distance coaches is already running. The city bus production will begin shortly, and the first deliveries are planned by year-end. The head office of Scania’s Indian subsidiary is also located in Narasapura, as well as a service workshop and a central parts warehouse... The production facility is currently designed for 2,500 trucks and 1,000 buses per year and has 600 employees. Within the next five years, Scania expects to double capacity and to recruit a further 200 employees by the end of 2017...
(Photo: Siddhivinayak Logistics gets first Scania Metrolink intercity. The first Scania buses will roll out of the Bangalore factory from early 2014. Scania has introduced 3 inter city buses in India, under the Metrolink) -- SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden - BUSINESS WIRE - March 30, 2015
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