SCANIA AND SATA LLC LAUNCH NEW TRUCK GENERATION IN OMAN
Scania has launched its new truck generation in Oman in full range – long-haulage, urban, and construction (XT) applications
Scania, the world’s leading provider of transport solutions, has announced the launch of its new and complete truck range in Oman, together with SATA LLC, the first official distributor of Scania in the Gulf since 1975. Scania’s new truck generation is extending its offering, and can now, with its unique modular system, supply more performance steps, connectivity, and a comprehensive palette of productivity-enhancing services as well as customised transportation solutions. The promise is that Scania's customers will always be able to carry out their work in the most sustainable and profitable way, regardless of industry and area of application.
With the complete new truck range, which includes the Scania XT and heavy tipper vehicles, Scania is setting a new standard for what is premium in the transport industry. The result of ten years of development work and investments of over two billion Euros, the new truck generation builds on the values, strategies, and innovations, which for the past 127 years have made Scania an industry leader.
Scania’s heavy tipper is a robust partner developed for optimised performance in the toughest conditions, at a significantly lower cost per tonne and an excellent equipment-to-payload ratio, at a 25% payload increase. The Scania XT offers a solid design that caters to customers who carry out the most challenging tasks with the toughest demands in terms of uptime, productivity, and robustness, with enhanced features to deal with the various challenges the vehicles face in their daily assignments.
Loaded with enhancements, the new truck range further improves Scania’s already strong fuel performance due to factors such as improved powertrains and better aerodynamics. Another notable feature is the availability and offering of 24 different cab models. With driver’s safety at the forefront of Scania’s goals, the new truck range also provides the world’s first rollover side curtain airbag.
Speaking on the launch of the new range in Oman, Özcan Barmoro, Managing Director of Scania Middle East, said: “Scania’s new truck generation aims to drive the evolution of the transportation industry in line with the ambitions of the Muscat Compact. Inspired by our core value of putting customers first, global trends and challenges, this generation of trucks is designed to better meet the needs of our customers and the world we live in. It has efficiency in both fuel economy and performance incorporated into a design inspired by the Scania heritage. Our new truck range will contribute to the ambitions of Oman to shape the future of its transport industry, powered by innovation.”
Abdul Latif Abdul Rasool Qassim, Director of SATA LLC, said: “Scania has a well-earned reputation based on a deep understanding of its customers’ businesses, and for the outstanding operational economy its vehicles offer. We welcome the new truck generation, which will provide our customers with enhanced features and tailor-made solutions. In 43 years of Scania in Oman, the company has played a continued role in the Sultanate’s development, and is poised to further contribute to the transformation of our transportation industry.”