Maritime Transport has bought its first Next Generation Scanias as part of a 105-vehicle order from the manufacturer. The bulk of the order is made up of 100 R-series tractor units with Highline cabs, which will be distributed across the operator’s 27 UK sites. The last of the highlines will have been delivered by October this year. Maritime also bought five of the latest models – three R450s and two S500s- to put their efficiency, sustainability and driver comfort to […]
Waste removal firm the Cleansing Service Group (CSG) has taken delivery of five new Scania ADR-approved tankers as part of a multimillion pound fleet improvement plan.
The TRATON group, which includes Scania and MAN, believes the EU’s target of cutting carbon emissions from heavy trucks over 16 tonnes by 15% by 2025 can be achieved largely with conventional engine technology but the much tougher target of a 30% reduction by 2030 will require significant sales of alternative drive trains, mainly battery electric.
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.