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 […]
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.
Amazon is trialling a fully-electric autonomous delivery robot called ‘Scout’ to take packages to their final destination.