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 […]
At this week’s multi-million euro launch of Renault Trucks’ complete new line up in Lyon, senior directors from its parent Volvo Group turned out to lend their support to this €2bn (£1.7bn) project to revitalise Renault’s ageing CV portfolio. These included Volvo Group president Olof Persson and he spoke to MT editor Steve Hobson.
Knights of Old has acquired 10 new Scanias at short notice for a contract renewal – and had them decked out in a new livery.