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SVLL and Scania jointly launch 7-star bus service in India

OD Newsdesk  | Published: September 23, 2013, 05:04 PM IST

Siddhi Vinayak Logistics Ltd (SVLL)  has announced an ultra–luxury inter-city bus service in association with Bangalore-based Scania Commercial Vehicle India Pvt Ltd.

Sivakumar, director – sales, Scania Commercial Vehicle India (in black jacket);  Mr. Anders Grundströmer, managing director Scania Commercial Vehicle India and senior vice president Scania Group;  RC Baid, chairman & chief mentor, Siddhi Vinayak Logistics Ltd. and Deepak Baid, directorSVLL and Scania officials including Scania India director (sales) Sivakumar (third from left), Scania MD Anders Grundströmer (centre) and SVLL chairman RC Baid (third from right) at the launch of the seven-star bus service in Surat

The '7 star' luxury passenger bus has been designed by Dilip Chhabria, founder of DC Design. The 31-recliner seater bus service promises a "plane-like experience" to inter-city commuters. The introduction of this new bus service took place at a ceremony in Surat, Gujarat.

The first operation under the title 'SVLL Connect' is scheduled to start towards the end of October this year between Mumbai and Surat. Other routes that will be connected by the 120 buses will be Mumbai-Pune, Mumbai-Surat, Mumbai-Ahmedabad, Mumbai-Bangalore and Surat-Ahmedabad, with stopovers at exclusive SVLL bus-stops.

The '7 star' luxury passenger bus has been designed by Dilip Chhabria, founder of DC DesignThe '7 star' luxury passenger bus has been designed by Dilip Chhabria, founder of DC Design

"With Scania's manufacturing expertise, Dilip Chhabria's automotive design and SVLL's network reach in the country, our combined capabilities will enhance our ability to offer world-class facilities to our customers in the space of intra-city bus services in India," said RC Baid, Chairman, SVLL.

 The 31-recliner seater bus service promises a The 31-recliner seater bus service promises a "plane-like experience" to inter-city commuters

"India has been one of our key focus markets and the country presents some very unique opportunities for a commercial vehicle manufacturer like us. This order is one more affirmation of the trust and acceptance of our vehicles," said Anders Grundstromer, MD, Scania Commercial Vehicles India.

SVLL is one of the largest fleet owners in India with about 6,000 commercial vehicles currently in service across the country.

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