Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions, including trucks and buses for heavy transport applications combined with an extensive product-related service offering. Scania offers vehicle financing, insurance, and rental services to enable our customers to focus on their core business. Scania is also a leading provider of industrial and marine engines.
Scania is part of TRATON GROUP. Under this umbrella the brands Scania, MAN and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus work closely together with the aim to turn TRATON GROUP and its brands into a Global Champion.
2020 in figures
Though significantly impacted by disruptions in the wake of the global pandemic, Scania effectively managed through 2020 with a strong underlying performance.
Net sales (SEK m.)
Scania’s net sales were impacted by lower vehicle volumes, while sales of engines and services held up well.
Operating income (SEK m.)
Though heavily affected by lower sales volumes, the negative effects on operating income were mitigated by powerful cost-saving measures.
* Operating income 2016 excluding items affecting comparability (a provision of SEK 3.8 bn related to the European Commission’s competition investigation).
Number of employees
Scania’s total number of employees decreased in 2020, as part of the cost-saving measures introduced due to the pandemic.
Connected Scania vehicles
The number of connected vehicles is steadily increasing. 57 percent of Scania’s 10-year rolling fleet of trucks and buses is now connected.
Research and development
The aim of Scania’s research and development organisation is to develop sustainable solutions that improve productivity and profitability in customer operations based on low fuel consumption, high vehicle uptime, and low service costs, combined with good performance. Scania puts significant investment and resources into research and development, which is concentrated at the Scania Technical Centre in Södertälje. In 2020, Scania invested SEK 6.5 bn in research and development (7.2), which corresponded to 5 percent of net sales.