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Scania at Busworld 2005: New range of Scania buses and coaches
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania's new bus and coach range will be in focus at the Busworld exhibition in Belgium. A new range of engines with Scania EGR meet Euro 4 without any need for additives. The new bus and coach range boasts numerous innovative features that enhance fuel economy and uptime, facilitate bodybuilding and further boost driver appeal. Central in this is the new electrical system, which is based on CAN-bus technology.
Telenor Enhances Role in Thai Operator Through Investment in Thai Telco Holdings with Bencharongkul Family
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor's Singapore subsidiary takes a 49 per cent stake in Thai Telco Holdings in a strategic realignment with Bencharongkul family. Telenor Asia thereby achieves enhanced operational role in mobile operator DTAC through its mother company UCOM.Thai Telco Holdings Limited, (TTH) a limited liability Thai company, has executed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with the Bencharongkul family to acquire their 39.9 per cent stake in United Telecommunications Industry PCL (UCOM) for a total consideration of 9.2 billion Baht. Under the terms of the SPA, TTH has acquired 173.43 million UCOM shares at a price of 53.0 Baht per share.
Invitation -- Telephone press conference on DSM's Q3 results
HEERLEN, Netherlands, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Thursday 27th October, DSM will publish its Q3 results at 8.15 hrs CET. Publication will be followed by a telephone press conference at 11.00 hrs CET with Mr Henk van Dalen, member of the Managing Board of Directors of DSM.
Interim Report for AudioDev AB
MALMO, Sweden, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AudioDev AB: January 1 -- September 30 2005 (Figures in brackets relate to the period January -- September 2004):
Straumann Holding AG
Straumann Posts 19 Percent Rise in Sales in First Nine Months of 2005
BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In the first nine months of 2005, Straumann Group sales grew 19% both in Swiss francs and in local currencies to CHF 371 million, in line with the company's expectations. Approximately 5 percentage points of overall sales growth came from recently acquired distribution channels, namely in Italy and Australia. A slightly stronger U.S. dollar in the third quarter resulted in an overall currency effect on 9-month sales growth of less than 1 percentage point.