Tag Archives: Scania

TRATON ON TRACK | TRANSPORT NEWS – Volkswagen Truck and Bus Group to change its name to TRATON Group

A new dawn for global transport as Volkswagen Truck and Bus restructures. There’s nothing understated about the decision by Volkswagen Truck and Bus Group to change its name to TRATON Group. The announcement was timed to coincide with the IAA Expo in Hanover in Germany, and while the show it itself is a huge extravaganza of displays and investment, even ...

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DIGGING DEEP | Truck Review – Scania XT

Scania Australia reveals the new XT mining and construction range – Words by Ed Higginson Scania launched its new XT mining and construction range as part of its ’New Truck Generation’ in November at the IMARC Expo in Melbourne,. For XT, read “Xtra Tough”, heralding the introduction of some impressive features to enable these models to cope with extreme environments. ...

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Scania starts fuel cell trials | TRANSPORT NEWS

British industry association the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reports that truck maker Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor, and is part of an environmental project backed by Swedish government agencies, including the country’s ...

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Dressed for Success | TRUCK REVIEW – SCANIA NEXT Generation

The next-generation Scania not only looks good, it delivers the goods – Report by Chris Mullett. The launch of a new truck range certainly doesn’t just happen overnight. In the case of Scania and its New Generation products, what we are seeing right now in the Australian market results from a seven-year research and development programme, with continuing consultation and ...

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New Scania fleet for Linfox  | TRANSPORT NEWS

 The first examples of 42 new generation Scania Euro 6 P 450 6×4 prime movers are now in service with Linfox around Australia, predominantly for use in metropolitan operations. The new Scania P 450 Sleeper Cabs are fitted as standard with side curtain roll over airbags, the first such safety devices fitted to any trucks available in Australia, contributing a ...

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V8 APPEAL | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania Next Generation

Scania’s Next Generation V8 R620 comes under the spotlight – Words by Brenton O’Connor – Images by Mark Bean In developing the design of the Next Generation range of trucks, Scania has followed four key factors, concentrating on safety, fuel efficiency, driving enjoyment and uptime. All major components of the trucks have been redesigned including cabs, engines, transmissions and suspensions, ...

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BRAVE NEW WORLD | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania Next Generation

Scania launches its Next Generation attack: Ed Higginson takes the wheel of the new G500 – Images by Mark Bean. With autonomy being the buzzword for future truck design, the launch of the Next Generation Scania truck range poses the question of could we be seeing the last time that truck cabs are launched that still focus on the driver? ...

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PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania Next Generation

It’s all about your business, as Scania breaks new ground with its brand-new model range – Words by Chris Mullett – Images by Mark Bean. When a truck manufacturer launches a new product range it’s a really big deal, as it changes the entire future of the brand almost overnight. Because of the longevity of a truck production cycle it’s ...

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The V8 Love Affair | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania Next Generation

Australians love V8s, and Brenton O’Connor put Scania to the test in advance of the launch of its Next Generation truck range V8 engines certainly have their place in the history of trucking. But, one by one, manufacturers in the US, Europe and Japan have reverted to inline six-cylinder engines, with Mercedes-Benz being the most recent through its HDEP programme ...

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The Safe Swede | Truck Review-Scania

Don’t expect pointless videos dreamed up by an obscure marketing guru, with Scania it’s all about making the best choices for the customer. There’s a refreshingly honest attitude of doing business that comes through every conversation with the senior executives at Scania. And it’s a way of doing business that extends right down through the ranks, from the boardroom to ...

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