Scania and MAN agree on long-term component alliance
Scania and MAN Nutzfahrzeuge have entered a co-operation agreement regarding joint development and supply of components. The agreement, which is long-term, covers gearboxes and axles.
Together with Scania, MAN will adapt some of its axles and transfer-boxes for use in Scania trucks. Together with MAN, Scania will adapt some of its gearboxes for use in MAN trucks. Production is scheduled to start after a development phase of approximately 3 years.
In a statement, Håkan Samuelsson, President and CEO, MAN Nutzfahrzeuge and Leif Östling, President and CEO, Scania comment:
”After in-depth analyses, we have concluded that with this mutual component supply we can achieve substantial synergies without jeopardising the individuality of our products and their respective strong brand identities. Both companies will gradually achieve considerable scale benefits in component production.”
The EU competition authority will be informed about the co-operation agreement.
For further information, please contact Gunnar Boman, telephone number
+46 8 553 895 10.