While only 200 examples of the C 50 Metropol were ever produced, this iconic bus model has become a cult classic in veteran vehicle circles. In May 1951, Scania Vabis tendered for the contract to supply 200 complete diesel buses to be used for suburban public transport in Stockholm. When Scania-Vabis was awarded the business […]
During the 1960s, restrictions on the maximum length of vehicles were introduced in many European countries. On most markets, vehicle length was limited to 15 metres for semitrailers and 18 metres with trailers. In 1963, this prompted Vabis in Södertälje to build its first forward-controlled or “bulldog” vehicle in 30 years – the LB76.