Scania Launches Fuelcard

Scania's New Fuelcard is available to all

A first for a truck manufacturer, Scania has launched its own fuelcard which is available to all UK transport operators from owner-drivers upwards. Scania will only give a credit account to credit worthy customers – others will have to use the cars on a pay-as-you-go basis. Scania has clearly carried out their research into the […]

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Keltruck Welcomes Hingley Back to Scania

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A. Hingley (Transport) Ltd of Brierley Hill have just placed into service five new Scania G420LA6x2/2MNAH Highline tractor units. All the vehicles have been supplied on contract hire and will be maintained at Scania dealer Keltruck’s Kingswinford depot. This order is a major milestone for both the company and Keltruck’s relationship with them, as the […]

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Martin Lundstedt appointed CEO of Scania

Martin Lundstedt

The Board of Directors of Scania has appointed Martin Lundstedt new President and Chief Executive Officer of Scania AB. He takes up his new position on 1 September 2012 and succeeds Leif Östling, who has been appointed member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG. Martin Lundstedt, born in 1967, has a Master of […]

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VW Trucks Job Confirmed for Oestling

Leif Oestling

In a significant shuffling of the main VW board, a position has opened up for Scania CEO, Lief Oestling to replace Jochem Heizmann as head of the ‘truck division’.  VW’s truck interests now include a majority in Scania and MAN, which in turn recently purchased VW’s South American truck business). Oestling, who has worked at […]

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Scania Boss to get Top VW Truck Job?

Leif Oestling

In a significant shuffling of the main VW board, a position may have opened up for current Scania CEO, Lief Oestling to replace Jochem Heizmann as head of the ‘truck division’.  VW’s truck interests now include a majority in Scania and MAN, which in turn recently purchased VW’s South American truck business). At this stage […]

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Scania apprentice numbers in the increase

David Cameron on a visit to Scania apprentices in 2008

The number of youngsters aspiring to become Scania commercial vehicle service personnel continues to increase with more than 50 students embarking on Scania Apprenticeship programmes between September 2011 and January 2012. This latest intake comprises 39 Apprentice Technicians, five Apprentice Parts Professionals and eight Apprentice Bus and Coach Technicians. “These figures are part of a […]

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VW Finally Seals the Deal for MAN

MAN Scania

Volkswagen has taken another step towards making their truck portfolio resemble their successful multi-brand car portfolio in finally acquiring the majority of MAN shares. The company’s stated aim is to operate an ‘integrated commercial vehicles group’ made up of MAN, Scania and their own light commercial division. “This marks the birth of a new top […]

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VW Clears Final Hurdle to Take over MAN

MAN Scania

Nothing stands in the way of Volkswagen fulfilling its wish to become a key player in the heavy truck market through the integration of MAN and Scania into its commercial vehicles business.  This makes the integrated group a real challenger to the market leader, Daimler, who contest that they will remain the world’s largest truckmaker. […]

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Keltruck Achieves ISO Quality Standard

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Keltruck’s West Bromwich operation has achieved ISO 9001 accreditation covering all aspects of the range of services on offer from their flagship site at M5 Junction 1, from new and used sales, through service parts, bodyshop and even end of life recycling of vehicles. Andrew Jamieson, Managing Director commented “The accreditation of the ISO 9001 […]

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Scania to Cut Production

Scania has announced that their production will be cut from this month – down by as much as ten to fifteen percent.  Not a good sign, as orders are usually taken months in advance and production volumes reflect demand closely. Scania believes that the Greek and US problems are coming home to roost once more […]

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