Tag Archives: Scania

Scania Top Team World Final: the team from New Zealand finished in first place and received the prize of EUR 50,000

Södertälje, Sweden, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Out of 8,000 service technicians and parts experts from 70 countries, the team from New Zealand finished in first place and received the prize of EUR 50,000. In total, twelve service teams had qualified through … Read the full press release

West African Transport Academy (WATA): First heavy vehicle service technicians graduate in Ghana

Södertälje, Sweden, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The training for service technicians at the West African Transport Academy (WATA) in Ghana’s capital city Accra is the first of its kind. It enables students to specialise in heavy truck and bus technology, combining … Read the full press release

Transport operator Citram Aquitaine runs ED95-driven Scania’s Interlink LD Euro 6 on bioethanol produced from grape marc

Södertälje, Sweden, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The vineyards of Bordeaux are doubtless best known for the fine wines they produce. But they are getting things right in more ways than one. With grape marc, the residue produced in the wine-making … Read the full press release

SEAT and Grupo Sesé carried out a pilot test of the largest and most efficient freight delivery truck now driving on motorways in Europe

It measures over 30 metres long and reduces CO2 emissions by 20% per road journey The duo trailer leads to a logistics cost savings of 25% and should reduce the level of road accidents The truck was tested on the … Read the full press release

Scania to deliver modern and sustainable transport solutions to the Nigerian city of Lagos

Södertälje, Sweden, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, in collaboration with the Brazilian bus and coach bodybuilder Marcopolo, will deliver 250 buses to the Nigerian city of Lagos. The buses will be delivered during the first half of 2018 and have been … Read the full press release

Scania to invest SEK 1.5 billion in a new foundry in Södertälje, Sweden in order to triple production capacity

Södertälje, Sweden, 18-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania plans to invest about SEK 1.5 billion in a new foundry in Södertälje, Sweden, in order to triple production capacity and achieve a 50 percent reduction in energy consumption compared to the technology and … Read the full press release

European Commission fines Scania for breaking EU antitrust rules

BRUSSELS, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has found that Scania broke EU antitrust rules. It colluded for 14 years with five other truck manufacturers on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of new technologies to meet stricter … Read the full press release

Scania’s production unit in Zwolle will install the largest solar roof in the Netherlands

Zwolle production unit gets solar-powered roof equivalent to the size of nearly eight football pitches, bringing it nearer to the goal of being carbon neutral by 2020. Södertälje, Sweden, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania has taken its latest significant step in … Read the full press release

New Engines, Cabs, and Services by Scania

First G20 sleeper cab for long-distance trucks New-generation inline 9-litre engines Scania’s services are the key to customer profitability Södertälje, Sweden, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania is continuing with the major roll-out it began last year, with more and more services and … Read the full press release

A New Standard in Fuel Consumption With Scania’s New Generation Euro 6 V8 Engines

Södertälje, Sweden, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania is introducing a new generation of Euro 6 V8 engines that represent a new standard in fuel consumption. The engines, which are available at 520, 580 and 650 horsepower, can reduce fuel consumption by … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus operates new assembly line for axle production at its Salzgitter plant

30 years of axle production at the Salzgitter plant | 200 new jobs and investments of €30 million | Production of MAN and Scania axles on a single assembly line MUNICH, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MAN Truck & Bus has … Read the full press release

Scania – Ericsson collaboration enhances wireless communication between heavy vehicles

Connectivity is an integral part of Scania’s customer offering since many years. As Scania now launches a new connectivity offering, the number of connected Scania vehicles has reached a quarter million. This amounts to two thirds of Scania’s 5-year rolling … Read the full press release

Scania customers can now have vehicles serviced based on flexible maintenance plans

Södertälje, Sweden, 06-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania is now introducing the option for customers to have vehicles serviced based on flexible maintenance plans. Instead of service based on set mileage, vehicles are called in for service when the operating data indicate … Read the full press release

Scania’s order bookings for trucks reached highest level in almost ten years during the first quarter of 2016

Scania’s order bookings for trucks reached the highest level for a first quarter since 2007 thanks to the continued strong demand in Europe. The growth is increasingly coming from the eastern and southern parts of Europe, where the recovery from … Read the full press release

Scania announces the appointment of Claes Erixon as EVP and Head of Research and Development

Claes Erixon has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Research and Development as from 1 May 2016, reporting to Henrik Henriksson, President and CEO. Claes Erixon is currently Head of Vehicle Definition & Product Quality. Södertälje, Sweden, 19-Apr-2016 … Read the full press release

Alternative fuel: Scania introduces engines for industrial applications that operate on HVO and RME

Scania now takes another step forward in sustainability by introducing engines for industrial applications that operate on HVO and RME.  Södertälje, Sweden, 13-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — “Sustainability is high on the agenda for most companies nowadays, and the demand for … Read the full press release

Scania to supply the engines for two new generators produced by Doosan Portable Power

Södertälje, Sweden, 13-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ —Scania and Doosan have deepened their long-standing cooperation with the signing of an agreement for Scania to supply the engines for two new generators. The new Scania-powered generators are produced by Doosan Portable Power and are … Read the full press release

Fuel-efficient-driving: Scania Fuel Masters now underway

Södertälje, Sweden, 3-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A competition now underway on the Scania Fuel Masters microsite is giving drivers the chance to boast about their fuel-efficient-driving achievements. The site allows other drivers to show their appreciation by sending ‘honks’, and it’s totally … Read the full press release

Scania launches Scania Fuel Masters competition to all drivers who drive Euro 5 and Euro 6 trucks

Scania Fuel Masters, a new interactive competition site being launched by Scania in October, will allow drivers to compare their most fuel-efficient journeys with each other via their mobile phones. The site encourages drivers to compete for prizes from Scania … Read the full press release

Scania signs transparency and anti-corruption declaration with Colombia as part of a new Swedish CSR Network

Södertälje, Sweden, 3-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swedish Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Network has been established by the Swedish Embassy in Colombia and developed with the South American country’s Secretariat of Transparency, part of the Presidency of the Republic. Sweden is … Read the full press release

Boliden: Gävleborg becomes the first place in the world to introduce electric roads for trucks on a public road

Gävleborg is the first place in the world to introduce electric roads for trucks on a public road. Boliden is participating in the project, which aims to make transport cleaner and cheaper. STOCKHOLM, 15-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Electric road transport … Read the full press release

Scania increased its exports to Europe by 600 percent following major upgrade in its plant in Tucumán, Argentina in 2013

Tucumán, Argentina, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a major upgrade in 2013, Scania’s transmission components plant in Tucumán, Argentina, has increased its exports to Europe by 600 percent. The achievement comes as the plant prepares to celebrate 40 years of … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group’s Forum DRIVE opened its doors to the public with exhibition based on the theme of “START – The world of the Volkswagen Group”

Introducing the Volkswagen Group and its brands Focus on the automotive Group’s brand diversity, tradition and visions BERLIN, 4-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — DRIVE is set to open its doors to the public today with an exhibition based on the theme … Read the full press release

Scania: Lars Sondergård from Denmark won the exciting Young European Truck Driver final

Södertälje, Sweden, 28-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Lars Sondergård from Denmark won the exciting Young European Truck Driver final. The competition was decided in Södertälje, Sweden, on Saturday afternoon and attracted close to 10,000 spectators. Lars Sondergård, who participated in the YETD … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft to pay SEK 200 cash per share to Scania’s noncontrolling interest shareholders

Wolfsburg, 23-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft is paying SEK 200 plus interest of SEK 5.02 in cash per share to the noncontrolling interest shareholders of Scania who did not tender their shares in the course of Volkswagen’s offer. This was announced … Read the full press release

Scania opens new priming painting shop at its cab manufacturing facility in Oskarshamn, Sweden

A new priming painting shop is now being put into service at Scania’s cab manufacturing facility in Oskarshamn, Sweden. With the new paint shop, the technical capacity in Scania’s European production structure will increase from 60,000 to 80,000 truck cabs … Read the full press release

Scania and the Stockholm based Royal Institute of Technology to test wirelessly charged city bus for the first time in Sweden

The bus will start operating on the streets of Södertälje, Sweden, in June 2016 Södertälje, Sweden, 18-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania is undertaking intensive research into various types of electrification technologies that could replace or complement combustion engines. Induction is … Read the full press release

Scania sold additional 200 luxury coaches in Taiwan

Södertälje, Sweden, 27-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania has sold an additional 200 luxury coaches in Taiwan. Deliveries to the Boshen bus bodybuilder will start in January 2015. This deal further strengthens Scania’s top position in the Taiwanese coach market. Scania … Read the full press release

Scania to deliver about 1,500 Euro 6 trucks built for biodiesel operation in Europe

Södertälje, Sweden, 5-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The company’s broad commitment to alternative fuels and sustainable development is now also becoming visible in the form of strong truck sales. In 2014 alone, Scania expects to deliver about 1,500 Euro 6 trucks … Read the full press release

Scania to present products and services that contribute directly to improving bus and truck customers’ profitability at IAA

· Scania Citywide with Scania’s hybrid system · New innovations that provide significant fuel savings · New 13-litre engine with 450 hp and SCR-only · Freewheeling retarder that saves fuel · Further developed Scania Eco-roll and new gear changing strategies … Read the full press release