Indian mining company BGR Mining & Infra recently placed an order for 200 Scania P 410 tipper trucks, adding to the company’s current fleet of 246 Scania vehicles. BGR Mining & Infra Managing Director B. Umapathi Reddy said: “Since we started using these vehicles in our mining fields, we have observed a clear increase in operational performance and efficiency. A special mention goes to the dedicated services of Scania.” The mining company is headquartered in Hyderabad.
Scania has launched a range of on-road haulage truck models specially adapted for the Indian market: the R 500 6x4, the G 460 6x4, and the P 410 6x2 as well as the off-road P 410 8x4 mining tipper. The company, which has been represented in the Indian market since 2007, also has a successful partnership with Larsen & Toubro in the mining segment. In 2011, the company established Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd. to strengthen its sales to additional segments of the Indian commercial vehicle market. It is currently establishing a complete service and dealer network in India.