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Tag Archives: Scania

Scania and MAN collaborate on next generation engine design | TRANSPORT NEWS

The options of alternative fuels and the introduction of ever tightening emissions regulations sees MAN and Scania now collaborating for a new common platform of engine design to take both brands into the future of transport. The joint venture between the engineering divisions of both companies started work on the project back in 2012, but it is only now, with ...

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Scania’s firms up its green ability  | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania Trucks is the first major manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles to be recognised for responsibly combatting climate change. Scania’s far-reaching climate targets have officially been approved by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) with the intent to achieve the Paris agreement goals of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Scania will cut CO2 emissions from its own operations by ...

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Downsizing for increased uptime and reduced downtime should produce a good time | Truck Review – Scania

Not that long ago, we talked about downtime being the measurement of the unavailability of a truck for active service. For no apparent reason other than it was thought up by an American in a marketing department somewhere, the description of reducing downtime was switched to increasing uptime, meaning the amount of time the truck was available for active service. ...

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Scania aims to keep older vehicles in their Prime | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania is reaching out to owners and operators of its older trucks to encourage them to visit a Scania workshop for a special lube service and health check. The new Scania Prime programme aims to reach out to the close to 10,000 Scania trucks on the road aged  five-years-old or older, and which may not be operating under one of ...

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Scania delivers first 50th Anniversary V8 prime movers | TRANSPORT NEWS

The first Scania limited edition 50th Anniversary V8  prime mover has been supplied to  the Matic Group in Perth. W.A with company founder and owner Danny Matic being handed the keys by Scania WA Regional Executive Manager Michael Berti. The 50th Anniversary trucks mark the half century of V8 power for Scania with a limited run of 50 celebratory trucks for Australia. ...

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HIGH-FIVE | COMPANY PROFILE – Central Pre-Mix Concrete

New BTE tipper and five-axle dog trailers are proving to be a top choice for Central Pre-Mix Concrete. (Images by Charlie Suriano) The building industry in Melbourne always seems to be in full swing judging from the silhouettes of cranes that are always a feature of the Melbourne skyline. Central Pre-Mix Concrete is one of Melbourne’s leading sand, aggregate and ...

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SCANIA R650 | Truck Review

Hatching a Plan for Chickens – report by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up  When Sydney-based Multiquip Transport needed a couple of new prime movers to tow day-old chickens in two new, state of the art trailers from the Netherlands, adding two more Scanias to its 100-plus strong Scania fleet seemed a logical choice. Multiquip Transport is a third-party ...

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THE BEST OF THE BEST | PowerTorque Awards

As we head into a new year there’s just enough time left to pause a moment and reflect on the highlights of technology and innovation that we’ve witnessed in 2019 and that will carry the industry forwards into 2020. The heavy commercial vehicle segment sales are down for 2019 in relation to 2018 by 7.5 percent, (October VFacts), and before ...

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HOT and HEAVY | TRUCK Review – Scania R 7300

Scania’s mine-specification R 730 shows its ability at 200 tonnes. Images by Nathan Duff  Weipa in Queensland is a bauxite mining town on the west coast of Cape York. While most Australians have certainly heard of Weipa, it’s true to say that not many Australians have visited the town. Located nearly 2500 kms north of Brisbane and 820 kms north ...

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Record Year for Scania trucks in 2019 | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania Australia has set a new benchmark for deliveries in 2019, with 1149 heavy-duty trucks placed with customers during the year. In the first full year of availability of the New Truck Generation (NTG), sales accelerated past previous benchmarks while carry-over orders into 2020 indicate robust demand endures for Australia’s safest truck range. The Scania NTG is the only truck ...

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