Scania tippers continued to impress the BGR team for its outstanding total operating economy and effective performance in the most difficult and rugged terrain.
Continuing the good run in the off road truck segment, Scania Commercial Vehicles India, a leading commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, delivered 150th Scania P 410 8x4 tipper to one of India's largest mining contract companies, BGR Mining and Infra, Hyderabad. The delivery was materialised by Larsen & Toubro (L&T), who is Scania's national sales, parts and service partner for off-road truck segment. Anders Grundströmer, Managing Director, Scania India and Senior Vice President, Scania Group said, "The delivery of 150th Scania P 410 8x4 Tipper to BGR Mining in less than six months, is a testimony to Scania's superior products and unmatched after market service. We at Scania strive to provide best in class customer solutions. Our vehicles offer superior fuel efficiency and vehicle uptime that contributes to outstanding total operating economy. In addition we also offer vehicle support applications to all our customers such as fleet management services and driver training programme. The suspension, low kerb weight and fully automated gear system of the vehicle delivers refined driving experience even in the most challenging terrain".
Scania P 410 8x4, is equipped with Scania two pedal Opticruise, a fully automated gear-changing system for best fuel efficiency and ease of driving. It is fitted with an 18.8 cu m, rock body. Scania P 410 8x4 tippers were put to test by BGR under a stringent condition, the vehicle performed really well with display of excellent uptime, reliability, element of ruggedness and clocking outstanding mileage. These set of USPs catalysed the first set of order from BGR Mining & Infra. Scania tippers continued to impress the BGR team for its outstanding total operating economy and effective performance in the most difficult and rugged terrain, which eventually led to further order placement in less than six months. With this order BGR Mining & Infra will now have a band of 150 Scania P 410 8x4 tippers in their fleet.
Arvind K Garg, Vice President & Head Construction and Mining Business, L&T added, "Our long standing association with Scania dates back to 2007 when Scania first established its operations in India. Through the years our partnership with Scania has shaped phenomenally well and this feat is a testimony to our successful association. I am very glad to have BGR Mining on board as our esteemed customers. Together, Scania and L&T deliver not just superior products to our customers but also promise an outstanding after market support through our wide spread and growing network". Scania inaugurated its industrial facility in Narasapura in October, 2013. With an investment of Rs 300 crore, this facility serves as the centre of the company's commercial operations in the country. Scania's ambition is to sell about 2,500 trucks and 1,000 buses per year in the Indian market within the next five years and employ more than 800 people at this facility. Scania is establishing a complete service and dealership network in the country, starting from the Southern and Western regions, and will expand to other geographies. In addition to the dealer support, Scania also offers service vans to guarantee service support to customers within two hours of fault reporting. Scania also offers a complete driver training programme since drivers play a key role to achieve superior Total Operating Economy. Other additional service that Scania offers is Fleet Management Service (FMS).