Scania has used its modular system to develop a driverless, battery-powered concept vehicle that can be used for multiple urban purposes, from ferrying commuters to delivering parcels and collecting refuse. Named NXT, the vehicle’s front and rear drive modules can be fitted to a bus, distribution or refuse truck body. The bus module will be displayed at UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Stockholm this month. Read more Daimler turns back on truck platooning but still sees an autonomous future […]
Watch what happened at the Microlise Transport Conference last month, when Motortransport.co.uk chaired a debate between seven of the eight major truck manufacturers, who were looking ahead to what the market holds for all in road transport in 2020.
The UK government is calling for the logistics industry’s views on the use of automated vehicles on motorways.
Scania is launching Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) with GVWs of up to 36 tonnes.