Tag: Scania

Sep 8, 2022 - 11:20 am

Scania to dump the combustion engine by 2040

Scania Group wants to dispense with the combustion engine by 2040 and only launch battery-electric vehicles, said Christian Levin, President and CEO of Scania and CEO of Volkswagen’s Traton in an interview. With this formulation, Scania is venturing ahead of its competition in the truck market.

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Jul 11, 2022 - 01:29 pm

Scania delivers fully electric 64-tonne truck

Scania has delivered an all-electric truck specially designed for transporting timber to Swedish timber processor SCA, offering a gross vehicle weight of up to 64 tonnes on public roads and up to 80 tonnes on private roads.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 12:28 pm

DB Schenker decarbonises distribution transport on Gotland

The logistics arm of Deutsche Bahn, DB Schenker, has taken over all deliveries on the Swedish island of Gotland. DB Schenker uses four fully electric Scania P25 distribution trucks and two PHEV trucks from the Swedish manufacturer. The Gotland region has set itself the goal of being fossil-free by 2040.

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Jun 22, 2022 - 03:22 pm

Scania opens battery testing lab in Sweden

Traton subsidiary Scania has commissioned a new battery laboratory at its research and development facilities in Södertälje, Sweden. The facility consists of three 250 m² test halls for battery cells, modules and packs.

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Apr 11, 2022 - 02:37 pm

Scania & Cummins to build 20 fuel cell trucks

Scania will work with Cummins to build 20 fuel cell trucks for the HyTrucks consortium. These will be based on Scania’s battery-electric vehicle platform and use fuel cell systems and hydrogen fueling and storage solutions from Cummins. The 20 H2 trucks are scheduled for delivery to HyTrucks in 2024.

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Mar 30, 2022 - 03:30 pm

Scania sends electric trucks to LKAB mine in Sweden

An electric Scania Heavy Tipper will operate in the LKAB mine in Malmberget, in northern Sweden, alongside an electric crane truck specially adapted for these mining operations. This is also to be used as a test for the BEVs in the “demanding underground mine environment”.

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Mar 16, 2022 - 01:51 pm

Traton increases research & development investment

The Traton Group has increased its investment in research and development for electromobility. The company now plans to spend 2.6 billion euros on this by 2026, compared with 1.6 billion euros previously planned by 2025. At the same time, Traton is scaling back its investments in combustion engines.

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Mar 2, 2022 - 05:15 pm

ARC orders electric trucks for Copenhagen

Truck manufacturer Scania, part of the Traton Group, will deliver at least 78 all-electric L-series trucks to Amager Resource Center (ARC) in Copenhagen. The municipal waste company’s order also includes an option for a further 23 electric trucks as well as repair and maintenance contracts for eight to ten years.

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Mar 1, 2022 - 04:13 pm

ABB to supply Scania with robots for battery assembly

Scania has signed a contract with ABB to supply comprehensive robotics solutions for its new battery assembly plant in Sweden. VW’s commercial vehicle manufacturer is investing more than one billion Swedish kronor (over €93Mn) in the new facility, scheduled for completion in 2023.

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Dec 10, 2021 - 02:55 pm

Scania presents new generation of hybrid trucks

Swedish truck manufacturer Scania has unveiled its new generation of hybrid trucks, which are offered as full hybrids (HEV) and plug-in hybrids (PHEV). The latter now come to market with two e-machines contributing 230 kW continuous and 290 kW peak power respectively.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Volkswagen invests another €500Mn in Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing another 620 million dollars, or about half a billion euros, in its battery cell partner Northvolt. The funding is part of a $2.75 billion private placement that the Swedish company announced today alongside news on production capacity increases.

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May 26, 2021 - 06:30 pm

Scania builds 15 electric rubbish trucks for Copenhagen

In Denmark, the City of Copenhagen has ordered 15 electric refuse collection trucks from the manufacturer Scania. The order is part of the city’s plan to achieve climate neutrality by 2025 and, as part of this, to procure at least 100 all-electric refuse collection vehicles by 2025.

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Mar 22, 2021 - 12:31 pm

Traton increases budget for electric vehicles

Volkswagen’s commercial vehicle subsidiary Traton has increased its investments in electromobility. The commercial vehicle manufacturer has now decided to invest 1.6 billion euros in research and development for e-mobility by 2025. Long-haul trucks will also be powered by batteries.

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Mar 8, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Sweden: Emobility testbed SEEL to become even bigger

The ‘Swedish Electric Transport Laboratory’ or SEEL for short, designed to make the country a hotbed for e-mobility, will grow larger than planned. The partners, which include Volvo and Scania as well as Chalmers University of Technology and RISE, now designated three sites.

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Nov 27, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Scania launches BEV & PHEV truck series

Truck manufacturer Scania says it has reached a milestone in electrification: the first commercial electric truck series from the Swedish VW subsidiary has now been launched on the market. Like the fully electric truck, the plug-in hybrid is also being delivered now and is similarly intended for urban distribution traffic.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 02:28 pm

Scania to build their very own battery plant

Volkswagen’s commercial vehicle brand Scania has announced that it will invest over one billion Swedish kroner (around 100 million euros) in the construction of a battery assembly plant next to its chassis assembly plant in Södertälje, Sweden.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 04:41 pm

Traton takes over Navistar/ Expands in North America

Traton’s expansion into the North American market now finds itself on the home stretch: The Volkswagen commercial vehicle subsidiary has just signed a binding takeover agreement with the US commercial vehicle manufacturer Navistar. The transaction is expected to be completed in mid-2021.

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Oct 28, 2020 - 02:54 pm

Traton & Hino launch e-mobility joint venture

Traton and Hino are intensifying their cooperation in the field of electromobility. As part of their strategic partnership, the commercial vehicle subsidiaries of Volkswagen and Toyota have signed a joint venture agreement to speed up development for products with battery and FC technology.

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Oct 11, 2020 - 01:59 pm

Scania and Fraunhofer electrify semi-trailers

Volkswagen subsidiary Scania made a solar cell clad trailer to power a plug-in hybrid truck and is preparing testing in Sweden. In Germany, Fraunhofer LBF was looking at semi-trucks as well and developed a lightweight high-voltage battery system for heavy-duty EVs.

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Sep 15, 2020 - 04:48 pm

Scania launches sales of BEV & PHEV trucks

Scania has announced the official market launch of its all-battery electric truck and plug-in hybrid truck. With these two models, the VW subsidiary brand initially intends to focus primarily on urban applications.

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Jul 13, 2020 - 06:00 pm

Coop Denmark looking into Scania electric trucks

The Danish grocery chain Coop Denmark has purchased an electric truck with a refrigerated body from Scania. If the test with the vehicle is successful in the Copenhagen area, the company plans to purchase another five to seven electric trucks next year.

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May 18, 2020 - 04:34 pm

ASKO orders up to 75 electric trucks from Scania

Norway’s largest food wholesaler ASKO has committed to order up to 75 battery-electric trucks from Scania over the next three years. For its part, the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer intends further to detail the plans for its battery-powered trucks this year.

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08.09.2022 11:02