Scania is a Swedish company that produces trucks, tractors, buses and diesel engines. The company was founded in 1891 in Malmö and initially dealt with the production of railway carriages under the name Vagnfabriks Aktiebolaget and Södertälj – Vabis for short. Nine years later, a machine factory called Scania was established in the same city to produce bicycles. The brand name comes from a land in Sweden. Soon, the Swedes also started producing trucks and cars.
Meaning and History
The griffin in the logo is positioned in the middle of the connected blue circle and triangle. Under the logo is the name of the company depicted in blue color. The animal is in red color and through years had both golden and silver crown. The golden color symbolized power and courage, while the silver color symbolized strength and reliability. The inspiration for the logo is the Swedish coat of arms.
Emblem and Symbol
The Scania emblem is a fairly well-known and memorable. It depicts the crowned head of the mythical griffin, which is located on the coat of arms of the southernmost Swedish county of Skane. The current version of the Scania logo was created in 1984 and symbolized speed, vigilance and courage.
It is a large-capacity vehicle with increased cross-country ability. It is intended for transportation in difficult road conditions and in unfavorable climatic environments.
Scania R730 V8
It is used for the transportation of goods over long distances. It is adapted for intensive use in difficult conditions.
It is a large-tonnage dump truck, the wheel arrangement of which is “6×4”. It is used for regional and local transportation of goods, in road, construction, agriculture and utilities.