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Scania receives significant truck orders in UK

Scania receives significant truck orders in UK



This is one of Scania’s largest truck orders in Europe and the largest order for electric trucks in a calendar year.

Scania supplies trucks in the premium segment and drives the transition towards a sustainable transport system. Consortium Purchasing Group places orders for delivery of extensive trucks to Culina Group, WS Group and AW Jenkinson Group.

The complete order consists of 2,500 trucks to be delivered in 12 months. The deal includes a new SUPER powertrain and 100 battery electric trucks, the first battery electric 4×2 tractor from Scania to hit UK roads.

All vehicles are serviced with a three-year, comprehensive maintenance and repair contract, where parts of the vehicle fleet are financed through Scania Financial Services.

Scania CEO Christian Levin says: “Scania has had a close and successful collaboration with Culina Group, WS Transport and AW Jenkinson for many years. This agreement is very significant and represents a milestone in our continued journey towards sustainable transport”.

William Stobart, Vice President of Culina Group, says: “As part of the Consortium Group, we are very pleased to be able to renew our contract. With global disruptions in supply of goods, it’s a tough time for manufacturing companies. But Scania has worked closely with us over the past two years to minimize the negative effects for both of us. This shows what a strong partnership we have between our companies.

Chris Nevitt CEO of Scania UK: “I would like to thank the Consortium Purchasing Board for the trust and the opportunity to continue our excellent partnership. It is a testament to the strength of the relationship between the two organizations to make this announcement. But also a compliment to everyone who has built this business over the years”.

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By Eric Pratt
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Scania is a world leader in transportation solutions. Together with our partners and customers, we are driving the transition to a sustainable transport system. By 2022, we delivered 80,238 trucks, 4,994 buses and 13,400 industrial and marine machinery to our customers. Net sales were more than SEK 170 billion, of which more than 20 percent were service-related. Scania was founded in 1891 and today operates in more than 100 countries and employs nearly 57,000 people. Research and development is mainly concentrated in Sweden. Manufacturing takes place in Europe and Latin America with regional production centers in Africa and Asia. Scania is part of the TRATON Group. For more information: visit www.scania.com.