Tag Archives: Scania

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.

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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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Scania launches new generation construction truck range | TRANSPORT NEWS

“This industry is facing increasing demands for sustainable and cost-effective production. Each component in the complex construction logistics process must adapt to higher standards for efficiency and Scania XT is our contribution to this shift,” says President and CEO Henrik Henriksson. The new construction range is the second stage in Scania’s introduction of new generation trucks, the fruits of more ...

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Scania Interim Report January – June 2017

Scania’s net sales rose to a record high SEK 58.7 billion, an increase of 17 percent compared to last year. Through the first six months of 2017, operating income rose to SEK 6,464 m. (1,316), operating income, excluding items affecting comparability, amounts to SEK 6,464 m. (5,116), net sales increased by 17 percent to SEK 58,738 m. (50,110) and cash ...

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New MD for Scania Australia

After eight years heading the Scania business unit in Australia, Roger McCarthy is to stand down as Managing Director, with effect from 1st July 2017. His replacement has been announced as Mr. Mikael Jansson. Mr. Jansson joins Scania Australia from Scania in Sweden where he held the position of Senior Vice President and Head of Parts and Service, Scania CV ...

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A taste of tomorrow for Scania at the Brisbane Truck Show.

Fresh from winning the IAA-award of “International Truck of the Year” in Europe, Scania Australia has announced it will preview its next generation Scania S 500 at the Brisbane Truck Show, (25-28 May, 2017). “We are bringing out for the Brisbane Truck Show an example of the New Truck Generation Scania prime mover that won the 1,000-point test undertaken by ...

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Changing Times

  Is there a wind of change for loggers moving from conventionals to cabovers?    The recent AUSTimber forestry event held in Traralgon, Victoria, provided a clear-cut opportunity to watch and learn about one of the harshest transport applications in the country. Rough, often wet and slippery roads, cut and graded through plantation forests, can produce their own set of ...

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Picnic in the Pilbara

There’s nothing meek or mild about Scania’s new 10×8 Proving that European heavy haulage units can mix it with the best of those from North America, Swedish truck maker Scania has just supplied its largest truck built for the Australian market. The R730 10×8 was built to order to haul Super-Quads for Qube Bulk, Australia’s leading mine to market logistics ...

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Clean, Green and Environmentally Correct 

  Dave Whyte heads for the garbage dump in a new Scania P-Series  The Scania P-Series has proven to be a popular product over recent years, with many operators, small and large, coming to appreciate the value of the little Euro workhorse. While the P-Series is the smallest cab in the Scania range, it is definitely an important model for ...

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