Tag Archives: Scania

Dave Whyte joins the Scania Driver Training Team | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania Australia has announced the appointment of Dave Whyte to its team of expert driver trainers. David was the inaugural winner of the Scania Young Australian Truck Driver of the Year Competition in 2007, and subsequently joined the PowerTorque Magazine team as a contributing writer while also running his own transport business.  After recent exposure to the New Truck Generation, ...

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Scania runs hot and strong in Q1  2018 | Transport news

“Scania’s net sales rose to a record high SEK 31.1 billion and earnings in the first quarter amounted to SEK 3,315 m., which gave an operating margin of 10.7 percent. Higher vehicle and service volume contributed positively while a less favourable market mix, higher production costs for running double product ranges and continued constraints in the supply chain impacted earnings ...

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Trending Multinational | Trailer Review – Stefanutti Construction

Mixing national origins and vehicle buying preferences is just part of the success story of Stefanutti Constructions. Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up  Urbanisation is driving growth in the civil construction and earthworks arena, and, with business growing strongly, it’s enabled Stefanutti Construction to form an alliance with Scania Trucks and Sloanebuilt Trailers to capitalise on our ...

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Keeping Up Appearances | TRUCK REVIEW

Ed Higginson joins the Scania Master Trainers to keep his skill set up to date before the launch of the New Generation truck range in 2018 Have you ever jumped behind the wheel of a modern truck recently and wondered what all the buttons, symbols and acronyms meant? No matter how much effort is made by truck designers to make ...

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REVENGE IS SWEDE | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania Next Generation

No longer overshadowed by other Western European truck manufacturers, this year belongs to Scania as it launches its New Generation Truck Range across its global platform.  The first half of 2018 plays host to the launch of the New Generation Scania truck range, and, as the final plans are being drawn to make this Australian launch the most memorable in ...

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Scania starts its home run | TRANSPORT NEWS

As the dust settles on the launch activities of Scania as it introduces the New Generation Truck Range to the Australian market, in Scandinavia and Western Europe where the new range is already on the market the reaction has been extremely positive. Henrik Henriksson, President and CEO of Scania Trucks worldwide has announced that net sales rose to a record ...

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Scania wins the Green Truck Award – again | TRANSPORT NEWS

A Scania R 500 won this year’s “Green Truck Award” by a healthy margin. The German fuel test focuses on lowest fuel consumption. Scania’s new truck generation, with its updated 13-litre engine ensured that Scania took the prize – again. European hauliers appreciate the lowest fuel consumption, highest average speeds and lowered C02 effects that help to keep costs and ...

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Scania clocks up record year | TRANSPORT NEWS

With the  sales performance in Australia of Scania’s P, G and R-series trucks and buses having already exceeded  the full year result of 2016, Scania’s full third quarter term rose globally  to a record high SEK 86.4 billion, an increase of 15 percent compared to the previous year. Demand for the new truck range was good and the service trend remains ...

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NEW TRUCK GENERATION SCANIA PRIME MOVERS IN AUSTRALIA | TRANSPORT NEWS

New Truck Generation Scania prime movers identified in Australia. Several vehicles seen hauling b-double and single trailers between Adelaide and Melbourne, Sydney and Melbourne. Believed to be R 620 V8, G 500 and G 450. Trucks undisguised, but fitted with locally-supplied chromed bull bars. FacebookemailPrintGoogle+TumblrTwitterLinkedin

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BATTLE STATIONS | TRUCK REVIEW – New level of importance for Scania military hardware

Sweden increases its military presence as Europe destabilises, adding a new level of importance for Scania military hardware. Sweden abolished conscription back in 2010, ending over a century of enforced military service. But the latest moves by Russia in Eastern Europe have prompted the Swedes to rethink their strategy and increase the size of Swedish armed forces. During the Cold ...

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