From the leader in alternative fuels:Green light for HVO-use in Scania Euro 6 range

Scania has given the green light to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) being used to power its Euro 6 range, provided the fuel used meets technical specification TS15940. Vehicles using HVO – which chemically mimics fossil-fuel-based diesel – can under optimal condition achieve up to a 90-percent reduction in CO2 emissions. HVO does not affect a vehicle’s characteristics or its maintenance requirements.

Additional Scania manager appointed to the Truck Board of Volkswagen Truck & Bus Holding

Lars Stenqvist, Senior Vice President and head of Vehicle Definition at Scania, has been appointed Head of Research and Development at Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH, the Volkswagen Group’s holding company for the medium and heavy truck and bus brands. As previously announced, Scania’s President and CEO Per Hallberg is member of the holding company’s Board of Management.

Scania’s proven fuel-injection technology arrives in the marine sector

The latest addition to Scania’s engine range for marine applications incorporates proven XPI fuel-injection technology, allowing for unrivalled fuel efficiency. The new V8 engine is also the most powerful engine in the range, boasting up to 1,150 hp.

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.