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Scania Malaysia rolled out the last of PGR Series off the assembly line at the Scania Regional Production Centre in Port Klang.
The last Scania PGR series truck rolled off the assembly line recently at the Scania Regional Production Centre in Port Klang.
Scania Malaysia has produced and sold more than 2,500 units of the Scania PGR series trucks since they were first introduced in the country in 2008.
Since the series that brought together engineering and ergonomics was introduced in 2004, more than 800,000 PGR trucks were delivered globally.
Differentiated by the size and design of the cabs, the P-series, R-series (both introduced in 2004) and G-series (introduced in 2007) trucks offered powerful performance and increased fuel savings that helped Scania customers attain the best profitability during long-haul operations.
Owners of the Scania PGR series trucks need not worry, however, as the model phase-out would not impact their existing vehicles that could still be attended to as usual at Scania service centres.
Scania says its PGR series has provided the best especially in improved fuel economy, enhanced safety and performance, higher uptime and being environmentally friendly.
Nevertheless, this remarkable truck roll-off at the assembly line here recently marked the end to an era that had given Scania a strong foothold in Malaysia’s commercial vehicle industry. The new truck generation from Scania, which would be launched soon in Malaysia, is expected to mark the beginning of an exciting era for Scania and its customers. It is said to provide even better fuel economy, improved performance and cab safety, increased uptime and reduced CO2 emissions, following on from the legacy of Scania’s PGR truck series.
“We say goodbye to the remarkable PGR series. Scania would continue to improve the quality of our products and services to drive the shift towards a sustainable transport system,” said Chief Financial Officer of Scania Southeast Asia Eunjoo Chun.
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