Scania is celebrating its best ever year in the UK with a total of 6,846 trucks registered in 2013, up 47% on 2012, lifting its share of the heavy truck market (18 tonnes GVW plus) from 16.1% to 18.1%. “We are naturally delighted with these results, which have been achieved through an unflinching focus on customer service and a portfolio of products ideally suited to the needs of the market place,” said Scania (Great Britain) MD Claes Jacobsson. “Our ambition today is to provide the best […]
Container operator Pentalver has added 52 new Scania R series tractor units to its road haulage fleet. The vehicles are to be split between its Cannock and Felixstowe operations, with 45 and seven vehicles going to each site respectively.
Maritime has put in an order for 330 Scania tractor units, with 260 scheduled for delivery before the end of the year.
Amid fears of higher costs and inferior mpg, MT test drives the new Euro-6 Scania G4409 LA 4×2 MNA. Fears of worse fuel consumption, extra weight and higher costs are expected to prompt operators to accelerate fleet renewal programmes to get the last Euro-5 trucks before 2014. MT’s first Euro-6 test set out to find if their fears are justified. Scania is known for its EGR engines in the UK, but its Euro-5 engine range also includes units employing SCR. […]