FIRST SCANIA MARCOPOLO OPERATOR – SIANG MALAM EXPANDS WITH MORE
FIRST CLASS COMPLETE COACHES
buy the new Scania Marcopolo premium coach has led Siang Malam
Travel & Express Sdn Bhd to discover that it is the perfect solution to
staying ahead, which is why it has decided to invest in another two units
for its premium tour services and private charters.
“We were confident enough to be the first to buy the Scania Marcopolo
coach when it was first launched to give it a try but we soon made the
decision to invest in two more in order to stay ahead of the competition
because this is a game changer,” said Siang Malam Managing Director
Mr. Kee Kim Yong.
“In terms of passenger comfort and operational economy, we found that
the Scania Marcopolo is the ideal vehicle for us to have in our fleet
because we have had really good feedback from the passengers about
comfort and feeling confident about being safer, as well as excellent fuel
economy,” added Kee.
“We’re excited to continue to deliver more Scania Marcopolo’s to Siang
Malam and financed by Scania Credit,” said Marie Sjödin Enström,
Managing Director of Scania Southeast Asia. “Our customers have been
looking for a complete solution when it comes to their transportation
needs. This premium coach comes with high and consistent exterior and
interior built quality, together with a reliable, safe and comfortable
performance for passengers.”
Customers can order, service and maintain a Scania Marcopolo from the
same single source – that is Scania Malaysia. Everything about this
coach is designed to make ordering, owning and running it as productive
and profitable as possible. It has a shorter lead-time and maximum
uptime due to faster and comprehensive service turnaround.
It also offers operators a complete solution with minimum lead-time for
delivery as the sleek, high quality body is pre-assembled and provides
maximum uptime for operations with faster service turnaround.
The monocoque design results in higher body strength and more luggage
space with the lighter, streamlined designed body resulting in lower fuel
consumption and a higher payload.
Unparalleled comfort for both passengers and drivers
The Scania Marcopolo is a first class luxury coach, with highest-quality
exterior and interior fittings, low noise levels and full air-suspension.
These features combine to deliver a safe and comfortable journey for
For drivers, the Scania Marcopolo has an adjustable steering wheel and
hanging pedals, which provide better ergonomics and comfort for a car-
like feel. A powerful engine with higher torque at lower revs gives better
driveability and fuel economy. Whilst best in class gear-change of the
Scania Opticruise reduces clutch wear and reduces synchromesh wear.
The Scania coach chassis comes with 2 years free Scania Assistance, 2
years free Scania Maintenance and 10 years free Scania Fleet
Best control for the best profitability
Scania Fleet Management system is a set of services that connects the
vehicles with customers’ office through a communicator device. Scania
customers will get vehicle data, fleet position and reviews of driving
performance. By just focusing on these details Scania customers can
make informed decisions and take the necessary actions in increasing
the productivity of their fleet.
Scania Fleet Management saves money for customers – customers can
make decisions that cut fuel consumption, identify vehicles that are being
driven in a suboptimal way and also supports service planning in order to
reduce unplanned downtime. Vehicle and driver performance can save
up to 10% (or even more) in fuel consumption if Scania Fleet
Management is used together with Scania Driver Training and Coaching
Sustainable transport solutions
“We believe that the true value is in the attention to details of a Scania
Marcopolo complete coach and the wide range of services supporting it.
All of these for the passengers’ safety and comfort; and with our
customers’ best profitability in mind,” said Enström.