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11 January 1996 12:00 CET

Scania at the Geneva truck show 1996

The truck show at Palexpo in Geneva is the world première for Scania’s 4-series trucks. A whole new range of construction vehicles (the C-class) is introduced there, while the long-haul trucks (the L-class) launched in October in Södertälje, Sweden, make their first public appearance. The stand, which is built by Scania in together with the Swiss importer, Truck AG, is now in Hall 7 – the new exposition building located adjacent to the airport and railway station.

The following vehicles are exhibited on the Scania stand:

C-class:
P124 CB6x4HZ 400 with 12-litre engine, low day cab, leaf-spring suspension and Wirz tipper bodywork
P124 CB8x4HZ 400 truck chassis with 12-litre engine, low day cab and leaf-spring suspension
R124 CB6x4HZ 400 with 12-litre engine high day cab, leaf-spring suspension and Trösch tipper bodywork
R124 CB6x4HZ 400 truck chassis with 12-litre engine, high day cab and leaf-spring suspension

L-class:
R124 LA4x2NA 400 tractor unit with 12-litre engine, high sleeper cab and rear air suspension
R144 LA4x2NA 530 tractor unit with 14-litre engine, high-roof sleeper cab(Topline) and rear air suspension
R144 LA4x2NA 460 tractor unit with 14-litre engine, high sleeper cab and rear air suspension
R124 LB6x2NB 400 truck chassis with 12-litre engine, high sleeper cab and full air suspension
R144 LB6x2NB 530 truck chassis with 14-litre engine, high-roof sleeper cab(Topline) and full air suspension
R144 LB6x2NB 530 truck chassis with 14-litre engine, high-roof sleeper cab(Topline) and full air suspension

Construction vehicles from the 3-series:
P113HK8x4 360 with tipper bodywork, 2.3 m wide for Switzerland
R113HK8x4 380 with tipper bodywork, 2.3 m wide for Switzerland

Scania vehicles also feature on the stands of bodybuilders:
Calag, Cargobull, Diebolt, Freymond, Fritschi, Frutiger, Ganglof, Hausser-Wirz, Krapf, Lanz + Marti, Masson, Metanova, Meusburger, Moser, Notter, Rampf-Faba, Sameco, Schwarz-müller, Suter, Trösch, Wartmann, Wirz.

Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. A growing proportion of the company’s operations consists of products and services in the financial and service sectors, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime. Employing 35,000 people, Scania 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 2007, invoiced sales totalled SEK 84.5 billion and net income amounted to SEK 8.6 billion. Scania press releases are available at www.scania.com