All Scania articles – Page 3

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    Return of India's trucks


    After a period of falling sales and reduced production, India’s commercial vehicle market is now on the rise The commercial vehicle (CV) market in India had slumped so badly in the last couple of years, it prompted local maker Ashkok-Leyland to kick off its 2013/2014 financial report with this quote ...

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    Scania Oskarshamn now using new paintshop


    Sweden – Housed in a five-storey building with a total area of 5,000 sq.m, the priming facility will enable production to increase from 60,000 to 80,000 truck cabs per year; Scania says SEK 400m ($49m) has been invested.The facility has a low environmental impact owing to its powder coating method, ...

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    Entrevista: Sowade e Marques, VW


    Diretor da fábrica, Frank Sowade e Almir Marques, planejamento de fábrica, infraestrutura e gestão ambiental, discutem o desenvolvimento contínuo da fábrica pioneira da VW no paísP: Anchieta foi a primeira fábrica da Volkswagen fora da Alemanha, fundada em 1959. Isto quer dizer que naquela época VW já tinha reconhecido o ...

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    Entrevista: Sowade y Marques, VW Brasil


    El director de planta Frank Sowade y Almir Marques, gestor de medio ambiente, infraestructuras y planificación de fábrica, discuten sobre el desarrollo continuado de la planta pionera de VW en el paísJP: Anchieta fue la primera planta de Volkswagen fuera de Alemania, se estableció en 1959. ¿Significa que VW reconoció ...

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    Interview: Sowade and Marques, VW Brazil


    Anchieta plant director Frank Sowade and Almir Marques, factory planning, infrastructure and environmental manager, discuss the continued development of VW’s pioneering plant in BrazilJP: Anchieta was the first Volkswagen plant outside Germany, established in 1959. Does this mean that back then VW had already recognised South America’s potential as an ...

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    Scania to supply Austrian public organisations


    Austria – The OEM will deliver 485 trucks over a three-year period ending in March 2017, for use by cities, organisations and operators such as ASFINAG. The agreement with public procurement organisation Bundesbeschaffungs (BBG) is worth €65m ($91m).The order covers a variety of truck types including winter service vehicles, refuse ...

  • Scania Streamline

    VW looks to buy Scania


    Sweden – Volkswagen has invested in the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer since 2000 and already holds a majority share in its voting rights and capital, but now seeks to bring it fully under the VW Group umbrella.Leif Östling, VW’s member of the board of management for Commercial Vehicles, said the ...

  • Alignment

    Heavyweight investments


    Recent developments at Volvo and Daimler show that staying ahead in truck manufacture requires the input of significant resourcesTrucks are the lifeblood of commerce; for example, the latest figures from the United States show that 19 billion tonnes of freight were carried in a single year – equating to 4.4trillion ...

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    Positively attractive


    Magnetic filtration of industrial fluids such as coolants and cutting oils can improve process efficiency reports Steve McAllorum of Eclipse MagneticsMagnetic filtration is widely used in the automotive industry within OEMs and Tier 1 and 2 suppliers for the manufacture of powertrain and engine components. It overcomes the problems associated ...

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    Tough time for trucks


    AMS reviews the commercial vehicle market in India as it experiences short-term troublesCommercial vehicles (CVs) have recently gone through a difficult period in the Indian market. Although the country’s economic growth has seen production of all CVs almost double from just over half a million in the financial year ending ...

  • InDesign-4

    Tough time for trucks


    Nick Gibbs reviews the commercial vehicle market in India as it experiences short-term troublesCommercial vehicles (CVs) have recently gone through a difficult period in the Indian market. Although the country’s economic growth has seen production of all CVs almost double from just over half a million in the financial year ...

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    Knowledge is power


    Reviewing the latest powertrain component machining technologies and strategies, AMS discovers that investment equals advancementWhile machining is essentially mature technology, process variables such as the machine, tooling, workholding, programming, coolant, material and so on mean there is no end of opportunity to seek competitive gain. Of course, once a specific ...

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    Brasil se esforça para evitar que custos na cadeia de fornecimento decolem


    A conferência Automotive Logistics América do Sul em São Paulo ouviu lamentos familiares sobre infraestrutura e as maneiras criativas que os brasileiros mantêm a cadeia de fornecimentos em movimento. Reformas portuárias e continuadas de investimento automotivo estão colocando mais ênfase na melhoria das operações logísticas.Clique aqui para o relatório completo. ...

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    No truck with waste


    Sharon Clancy talks to two European truck OEMs about their manufacturing operationsLike most truck manufacturers, Scania has global standards not just for most components and parts but also for working methods and quality, and environmental standards at all its plants. Likewise, Leyland Trucks, in the UK, is part of US-based ...

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    Growing bus and coach production with the population


    Demand for clean air and higher passenger numbers are driving growth in the bus and coach sectorGlobal bus and coach manufacturing is in a growth cycle, driven by economic growth in the BRIC nations. In countries such as China and India, car-ownership is low, so demand for public transport is ...

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    Group dynamics at VW


    In an exclusive interview for AMS, Dr Andreas Tostmann, CEO of Volkswagen Slovakia, covers SUV and upcoming small car production at the plant. Plus a report on Audi Q3 production in Martorell, SpainProduction in SlovakiaVehicle and component productionVolkswagon Group global productionAudi Q3 starts volume productionWith almost one in four passenger ...

  • rm1

    Reality meets potential


    GM production set-upModulesGoing globalRapid responseImplementing efficienciesEngine and chassis productionBrazilian manufacturing chiefs from GM, PSA and Daimler reveal the key factors supporting record production figures - and whether those numbers are sustainableThe retail prices of new cars in Brazil have, like a lot of other products, been on the increase. But ...

  • Article

    Lindquist takes the CEO position at PIAB


    Täby, Sweden – PIAB, a global leader in industrial vacuum technology, has appointed Per- Erik Lindquist to the position of CEO as the company continues its worldwide expansion and ongoing capture of new market segments. With more than two decades of experience at global companies in related industries, Lindquist will ...

  • wd1

    Going in the white direction


    Splitting, thinning and wrinklingPressing mattersMoving things alongLaser-based welding controls the heatExtending the focusing lengthTechnology streaks aheadTests show positive resultsAdjustable system is requiredThe need for speedAdding a dimensionEnhanced inspection measurementsAs a vehicle’s largest structure, the body-in-white is deserving of the attention it receives from a process optimisation perspective. AMS looks at ...

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    Grinding down the expenses


    Competitiveness is keyThe rise of CGIVersatility in productionEliminating filtration problemsCutting down machining timeSaving pays for new investmentThe process of reducing weightIn the ultra-competitive machining sector, the investment levels required to meet cost and quality demands are not for the faint-heartedThe automotive supply chain is investing heavily to retain and attract ...