(Adds detail, background, share) STOCKHOLM, July 27 (Reuters) - Scania , Europe's fourth-largest truck maker, posted a second-quarter pretax profit below expectations on Wednesday and posted higher order bookings in western Europe, easing fears of a slowdown. Quarterly pretax earnings rose to 1.74 billion Swedish crowns ($222.7 million) versus a year-ago 1.47 billion and an average forecast of 1.81 billion in a Reuters poll. Shares in Scania were down 0.2 percent to 282.5 crowns by ...
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