SCANIA SINGAPORE UNVEILS SCANIA STREAMLINE AT 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
December 6, 2013 – Scania, the world-class automotive industry manufacturer of commercial vehicles, engines, and services, are renowned for their cutting edge safety technologies, unique training workshops, and comprehensive after sales services.
Since the 1970s, Scania has been an active partner in Singapore’s revolution of its transportation system. Today, Singapore Bus Service Transit (SBST) alone has over 1,100 Scania buses and coaches that help form the backbone of Singapore’s above ground public transport system. Its role in Singapore continues to expand in breadth and depth. In 2003, Scania Singapore Pte Ltd was established as a wholly owned subsidiary here.
Scania Singapore Pte Ltd celebrated its 10th anniversary today at the MAJ Aviation Hangar. The event was graced by the presence of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden, His Excellency Sven Håkan Oskar Jevrell. A key highlight of the event was the unveiling of the new Scania Streamline. The long-haulage truck range boasts aerodynamically improved bodywork that help reduce fuel consumption with savings up to 5%. New services are also integrated to enhance the safety and comfort of the drivers and operators, and further assist them in their daily work.
Leveraging on its innovative technologies, Scania Streamline combines fuel economy, reliability, ergonomics, superior handling, active and passive safety, and time saving features to create a breakthrough in truck design and potential profitability.
“The new Scania Streamline model is packed with intelligent, optimized technology to significantly reduce operator running costs, improve uptime, and provide greater potential profitability. We are delivering aerodynamic enhancements to the cab, as well as significant mechanical and technical upgrades that help to reduce running costs for our customers, thus boosting their profitability,” said James Armstrong, Managing Director of Scania Southeast Asia during the launch ceremony.
Top Scania awards were also given out to top performers in the categories of Bus, Trucks, and Fleet. The winners were:
Scania Performance Award for Bus:
- SBS Transit Ltd
Scania Long-Term Commitment Award for Bus:
- Selecta Express Pte Ltd (Customer)
- SC Auto Industries (S) Pte Ltd (Partner)
- Gemilang Coachwork Sdn. Bhd. (Partner)
Scania Performance Award for Truck:
- Koh Kock Leong Enterprise Pte Ltd
Scania Long-Term Commitment Award for Truck:
- Huationg Holdings Pte Ltd (Customer)
- Wong Fong Engineering Works (1988) Pte Ltd (Partner)
- Sun-Pacific Equipments Pte Ltd (Partner)
Scania Continuous Improvement Award for Truck:
- Hup Hin Transport Co. Pte Ltd
- Indon Shipping Pte Ltd
- SG Support Service Pte Ltd
Scania Best Maintained Fleet Award:
- Pollisum Engineering Pte Ltd
Scania Total Solutions Award:
- Peck Tiong Choon Transport Pte Ltd
- WTS Travel & Tour Pte Ltd
“We don’t just sell trucks, bus and engines. We offer total solutions for our customers with their profitability in mind. This is possible with our wide range of trucks, bus and engines which offer the highest level of performance, fuel economy, safety and reliability; superior driving training, highly-skilled technicians and efficient after sales service,” said Mark Cameron, Country Manager of Scania Singapore.
Scania Singapore’s first Streamline customer, Mr. Ken Low, Director of Universe Enviro & Engineering Pte Ltd.
Scania Singapore Pte Ltd celebrated its 10th anniversary at the MAJ Aviation Hangar.
Mark Cameron, Country Manager of Scania Singapore.