Scania has taken the unusual step of introducing second-generation Euro-6 engines nine months before Euro-6 emissions legislation is fully implemented at the end of this year. When it unveiled its first Euro-6-compliant 12.7-litre engine two years ago, Scania said that testing showed fuel consumption was comparable with Euro-5’s. But now some competitors are claiming their new Euro-6 engines and trucks are more fuel-efficient than current models. And rivals such as Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and Daf are introducing new or face-lifted […]
MAN Truck and Bus UK CEO Des Evans believes the 2013 CV Show is the most important in its 35-year history as it will provide a vital wake up call to operators on the transition to Euro-6.
Featherstone, West Yorkshire-based vehicle operator Brian Yeardley Continental has said it is “very disappointed” that new Euro-6 trucks cannot be delivered by some vehicle suppliers in the UK yet.
Scania is underlining its confidence in the reliability of its Euro-6 range by becoming the first manufacturer to offer a three year repair and maintenance package as standard on all new long haul and distribution trucks. The “bumper to bumper” package covers everything except out of hours servicing and annual tests.