MAN Truck & Bus
There were some struggle and occassionally disagreements but in the end it turned out very well and as soon as we moved together there has been a good cooperation, that is improving continuosly.
May 2016 the common production started with both brands on the same assembly line. To find a workable line sequence both brands and all involved had to make adjustment, show willingness to cooperate and to find solutions in order to make this possible.
Many people have been involved in this process and we are very greatful to everybody that has been involved, from project resources (centrally as well as locally) and local employees to top management.
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The TGS WW is the rugged premium truck for the toughest of operations outside of Western Europe with a permissible gross vehicle weight up to 41 tons (primarily Eastern Europe, Russia, South Africa as well as the Middle and Far East)
Active safety for prevention of accidents is also becoming increasingly important in these markets. The well-known assistance systems and electronics components ensure and advantage over the competition.
Proven Trucknology® technology and, depending on the application, extremely strong chassis and frame components as well as the matching M, L, or LX cab models satisfy all standard market requirements for heavy trucks.
Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to build a production plant with the city's government of St. Petersburg
Founding of the society “OOO MAN Truck & Bus Production RUS”
Entry into the rental contract for an existing production hall
Receipt of the construction permit and begin of conversion work
Begin of test production for startup of the production plants
Feasability study related to possible merge of MAN and Scania in St Petersburg
Decision to merge the two brands assembly in St Petersburg
Start of implementation of merged operations
New entity Truck Production RUS LLC is created, 50/50 Joint venture MAN and Scania (inauguration1 June 2016)
New organization started, merged organizations in place, new managing director Ino Moberg
The new company is controlled by a common board with 2 represenatives from MAN and Scania respectively
Start of production. Both brands on the same assembly line
Initial production level is planned for ~1.200 trucks/year, technical capacity is ~6.000 trucks/year
Estimated production volume 2017, <1.000 (MAN and Scania)