trying to hit that B-double sweet spot

Trying to Hit That B-double Sweet Spot

Alongside a few different truck manufacturers, Scania are trying to hit that B-double sweet spot with the new 540hp R Series prime mover, using a 13-litre engine to get the job done. PowerTorque took one of these trucks out on the roads of Sydney to see if the sweet spot has been reached by the Swedish truck maker. Read more

having fun with 770 horsepower

Having Fun With 770 Horsepower

PowerTorque’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, found himself out on UK roads having fun with 770 horsepower under the hood, test driving the Scania 770S for the first time. Read more

behind the wheel of the Scania 770S

Behind the Wheel of the Scania 770S

As he becomes the UK’s first journalist behind the wheel of the Scania 770S, PowerTorque’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, drives the world’s most powerful production truck, but can’t help feeling that it’s missing something. Read more

the return of the BlackBerry

The Return of the BlackBerry

An announcement this week sees the return of the BlackBerry name continuing, as the former maker of early mobile phones which included a keyboard and gained the reputation as being an addictive ‘CrackBerry’ has transformed into a technology provider to the truck industry alongside other vehicle makers. Read more

new Scania boss is unveiled

New Scania Boss is Unveiled

This week has seen changes at the top for another truck maker, as a new Scania boss is unveiled, with Christian Levin being announced as the new CEO of the Swedish truck manufacturer. The Scania Board has appointed Levin to the role from May 1, 2021. Read more

serious about autonomous trucks, after Australian testing

Serious About Autonomous Trucks, After Australian Testing

It looks like the big truck makers in Europe are getting serious about autonomous trucks, after Australian testing as there are now trucks running from hub to hub on the roads of Sweden. In this video, Scania are working with autonomous truck specialists TuSimple from the US. Read more

Hino and Traton electric power deal

Hino and Traton Electric Power Deal

A joint venture agreement for e-mobility products has been signed this week as part of a Hino and Traton electric power deal. The new JV will drive sustainable transport, based on the strategic partnership started in 2018. Read more

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