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Scania Tanzania Ltd has launched a new bus body dubbed ‘TANZANITE’ as the company continues to expand its market share in the transport industry.

A safe, comfortable and high performing bus, the Tanzanite offers a complete transport solution to bus owners and passengers. It has been built with specifications that meet customers' expectations and delivers the Scania promise of quality, durability and reliability.

“The Tanzanite bus is a transport solution for long distance and cross border travel and is available in two variants, a 6X2 built on an F360 chassis with a 6-cylinder engine and a 4x2 built on an F310 chassis with a 5-cylinder engine,” Lars Eklund, Managing Director at Scania Tanzania, during the unveiling of the bus.

“The Tanzanite bus will be very popular in the East African market as the bus has been tailor-made to meet the demands of our customers’ and their passengers,” Eklund highlights.

Safety and Passenger Comfort

Safety is a vital element in our vehicles and safety features like Antilock Braking System (ABS) which enhances braking effectiveness especially during an emergency have been incorporated in the bus.

Passenger comfort has not been forgotten and the bus comes equipped with rear air suspension, a USB charging system, spacious and comfortable seats, foot and arm rest, air-conditioning and up to 5 TV screens, making travelling more enjoyable for passengers.

In supporting our customers’ maximise their vehicles uptime and their business returns, they will enjoy benefits such as a 24-month warranty when they sign up for a discounted service contract, one-year free Scania Fleet Management to monitor their drivers driving behaviour on the road and driver training for two of their drivers.