Scania

New Board of Directors appointed at Scania

Andreas Renschler has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Scania AB. Other new names in the Board of Directors are Per Hallberg, Annika Falkengren and Markus S. Piëch. At the statutory meeting of the Board of Directors on 26 June, Per Hallberg was appointed President and CEO.

The first 20 Scania buses were lined up by Jakarta’s the 132-metre Monas National Monument before being put into service along the number 1 BRT corridor.

Scania breakthrough in Indonesian bus market

Scania will deliver more than 100 articulated gas buses to Jakarta’s Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system. The new Scania gas buses conform to the highest Euro 6 emission standard, thereby significantly reducing pollution and carbon emissions.

Scania to test electrically powered trucks in real-life conditions

In February 2016, Scania will start testing electric trucks on the electric road which will become a reality as the Swedish Transport Administration has now approved support for the Gävle Electric Road project. The project will demonstrate and evaluate conductive technology, which involves electrical transmission through overhead lines above vehicles equipped with a pantograph power collector.

Scania South Africa recognised for HIV prevention work

Scania South Africa’s work to prevent the further spread of HIV/AIDS has won the Swedish Workplace HIV/AIDS Programme’s (SWHAP) Most Comprehensive Programme Achievement Award 2014.

Scania’s Argentine plant boosts exports to Europe

Following a major upgrade in 2013, Scania’s transmission components plant in Tucumán, Argentina, has increased its exports to Europe by 600 percent. The achievement comes as the plant prepares to celebrate 40 years of operation in 2016.

Lars Sondergård wins Scania’s Young Truck Driver Competition

Lars Sondergård from Denmark won the exciting Young European Truck Driver final. The competition was decided in Södertälje, Sweden, on Saturday afternoon and attracted close to 10,000 spectators. Lars Sondergård, who participated in the YETD final for the second time, beat 25 other talented young professional drivers from countries throughout Europe.