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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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HOME ALONE | Truck Review- Scania AXL

Autonomous trucks like you’ve never seen them before. While the Europeans and the North Americans continue their research and development into autonomous trucking, most of the advanced publicity has centred on drivers sitting in the cabs reading a newspaper or a book while some form of higher intelligence steers from the heavens, emulating a form of divine intervention as the ...

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SCANIA HITS THE SWEDE SPOT | Truck Review – SCANIA

Ed Higginson finds that a big strong Swede has a lot to offer.  Scania’s New Truck Generation (NTG) has received awards all around the world since its launch in late 2016. As you come to experience the product range you’ll find it provides choice from an impressive number of variants to ensure operators can find the right truck for their ...

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BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW 2019 | EVENTS

A review of the trucks making the news by Ed Higginson and Chris Mullett. After a two-year wait, Australia’s trucking industry came together in Brisbane for the Southern Hemisphere’s largest truck show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. With some major advances in trucks showcased less than six months ago in Europe at the IAA Hanover, and in March ...

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THE ELECTRIC HORSEMAN | Truck Review -What comes after Diesel?

 What comes after Diesel? – Words by Ed Higginson At PowerTorque, our aim is to provide insight into technologies that will affect truck operators in the future. That helps you plan the present and, as an increasing list of trucks hit the road using some form of alternative fuel, understand the future of truck operation which is evolving faster than ...

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Scania V8 celebrates half a century as the King of the Road | Transport News

Scania in Australia is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the introduction of its V8 engine with a limited edition of 50 commemorative  R 650 V8 6×4 prime movers, all finished in Ghost White paint with gold V8 detailing. Each vehicle will feature a premium leather-lined cab and will available for delivery early in 2020. “Scania is the sole supplier of V8 ...

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Scania tackles low tare weight for tipping | TRANSPORT NEWS

Eight new Scania G 500 prime movers with TEFCO B-double tipper sets have joined the K&S Freighters fleet in Newcastle to move alumina or coke from the port to the Tomago Aluminium smelter. The contract calls for 24/6 operation with two 12-hour shift cycles, with the Scanias hauling TEFCO B-double tippers running on HML mass management certification. The TEFCO trailers also feature ...

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Ten New Scania’s join the Visy fleet |TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania has delivered 10 new P 450 6×4 prime movers to Visy Logistics in Melbourne, delivering Visy’s recycled cardboard products manufactured at  its state-of-the-art factory in Truganina to customers across metropolitan Melbourne. The ten Scania’s will form part of a programme called Ecolution, aimed at delivering a significant saving in fuel and reduction of exhaust emissions, keeping drivers focused on their behind-the-wheel performance. ...

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KP Logistik orders 100 LNG trucks off Scania | TRANSPORT NEWS

In its largest single order to date, Scania will deliver 100 LNG fuelled trucks to KP Logistik, based in Stavenhagen, Germany. “With this strategic order for gas vehicles, we want pioneer more sustainable transport and set a good example for the transport industry,” says David Brokholm, Managing Director, KP Logistik GmbH. “Carbon emissions from natural gas trucks are lower than ...

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Scania Brisbane hosted female workers of tomorrow on International Women’s Day 2019 | TRANSPORT NEWS

On Friday March 8th, International Women’s Day, Scania’s Richland branch in Brisbane welcomed 40 female students from the nearby Glenala State High School, to find out what goes on at a truck and bus retail dealership. Scania in Brisbane worked with Glenala SHS to identify students who demonstrated an interest in one of the many roles that are available within ...

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