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Scania Bus is a division of Scania AB of Sweden. Scania AB is a public company that is majority owned by Volkswagon AG of Germany.

HistoryEdit

Main article: Scania

The company has been building buses from ? along side its truck lines.

ProductsEdit

Scania's curent bus range is concentrated on bus chassis, intended for use in tourist coaches, as well as urban and intercity traffic.

CurrentEdit

Buses

The vast majority being fited with Scania's own engines. Scania's involvement with internal combustion engine production dates back to 1897, when engineer Gustav Erickson designed the engine for the company's first motor car. Over the subsequent years, Scania has grown to be one of the world's most experienced engine manufacturers, building engines not only for buses and trucks, but also for marine and general industrial applications, which are exported across the globe.[1]

HistoricalEdit

Quad axle coach-Canberra

Scania K113TRBL 14.5m quad-axle coach

Ikarus-bodied Scania K124EB double decker in Hong Kong

Scania K124EB double decker coach

Buses
Trucks / Special Vehicles
Diesel engines

Model designation (3-series)Edit

The model designation breakdown is as follows:

Main type
Engine series
  • 9: DN9 or DS9 series engine
  • 11: DS11 or DSC11 series engine
Development code
  • 3: third generation
Chassis type
  • A: chassis for articulated bus
  • C: chassis for single-decker, two-axle bus
  • D: chassis for double-decker bus
  • N: F-chassis for heavy-duty execution
  • T: chassis for single-decker or double-decker bus with trailing axle
Steering wheel location
  • L: left hand drive
  • R: right hand drive

References/sourcesEdit

Initially split from main Scania AB article from wikipedia

  1. "Scania - Undisturbed pleasure". KellysTruckMarineService.com.au. Kelly's Truck and Marine Service - Scania specialists. Retrieved on 6 October 2009.
  2. "Scania Group - 2000 - A strong brand in a new century". Scania.com. Scania AB (publ) (2009). Retrieved on 13 February 2010.

External linksEdit


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