Scania Deutschland GmbH
Scania is a part of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH and is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications. Scania is also leading provider of industrial and marine engines. Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company’s operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime. Scania also offers financial services. Employing some 44,000 people, the company operates in about 100 countries.
Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles. In 2015, net sales totaled SEK 95 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6.8 billion. Scania Germany recorded 7,163 newly registered Scania trucks in 2016 and thus a market share of 11.5 percent. The turnover of Scania Germany GmbH amounted to 928 million Euro in 2016.
Since the 2011 season, Scania Germany has been the official partner of Porsche Motorsport. Scania has equipped the successful Porsche Motorsport team with eleven Scania truck tractors last year, which the team will be able to use at the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany and the Porsche Motorsport activities in international GT sport until end of 2018. „In my view, the cooperation between Porsche and Scania is particularly successful“, says Gerhard Lauster, Regional Director of Scania Südwest. „The cooperation is a combination of two brands which, with a focus on the wishes and needs of the customers, are entitled to claim the leadership in quality and performance.“