Scania-Higer ChinaChina – Scania and Higer have opened a new bus and coach factory in Suzhou, China, which will exclusively build Scania Touring and Scania-Higer dual-branded high-end buses and coaches. The current capacity of the new factory is 1,000 premium coaches per year, with the potential to raise this to 2,000 units per year.

In this commercial partnership Higer provides bodybuilding expertise, while Scania supplies the chassis and the experience of international customer demands. The partners say that the 250 factory workers in the new facility will use the same production processes, integrated quality stations and continuous improvements employed in Scania´s other production units for trucks and buses around the world.