Established in 1911 through the merger of Södertälje-based Vabis and Malmö-based Maskinfabriks-Aktiebolaget Scania, the company remains in operation to this day and is currently based in Södertälje. Scania is a subsidiary of Traton, which is a part of the Volkswagen Group.
Scania is a manufacturer that is Swedish in origin, and its logo is indicative of its country of origin. The griffin appears on the Scania logo and is also emblazoned on the coat of arms of the province of Scania in Sweden. The brand specializes in the manufacture of commercial vehicles like heavy trucks and busses. The company also manufactures diesel engines for heavy vehicles and even for marine and general industrial applications.
In the Philippines, Scania is distributed by BJ Mercantile, Inc., which currently has only one dealership located in Quezon City. Even with just one dealership, the brand has a large selection of commercial vehicles that can accommodate many industries and use cases. The lineup that Scania Philippines brings includes the L-series, P-series, G-series, R-series, S-series, Crewcab, XT-range, and the V8-series.