Beijing, 24 April 2018 Ι Scania’s target is that China in the coming 7–8 years will become its largest market worldwide. “We’ve grown significantly here in the past 3–4 years and foresee additional growth in the coming years,” says Executive Vice President Mathias Carlbaum, Commercial Operations.
The forecast was made in conjunction with the launch of the new generation trucks in Beijing, which included a round-table discussion with major stakeholders on sustainable transport. The launch with 400 invited guests was held at Tank 751 in the Beijing Art District, an abandoned 1950s electronics factory that is now a centre of contemporary art.
“Our vision is to be leader in sustainable transport, and that is the same goal we have in China as well,” says Mathias Carlbaum, Executive Vice President for Commercial Operations and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Scania China.
“The time is right”, says Mr Mats Harborn when talking about Scania’s potential production plans in China as they see a possible growth indemand because of the One Belt, One Road-initiative.
With more than 125 years of experience in its field, Scania’s culture of continuous innovation has made it one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy trucks and buses Scania has approximately 49,300 employees in about 100 countries worldwide and their aim is to drive the shift towards a sustainable transport system.