Scania has revealed plans to launch a range of fast-charging electric long-distance HGVs within the next few years as it ramps up its drive towards battery-powered sustainable vehicles. Speaking as the company unveiled its first series production range of electric trucks, consisting of full electric and a plug-in hybrid, Scania president and chief executive Henrik Henriksson said further launches in other sectors will follow on an annual basis. “Of particular significance is that in a few years’ time we will […]
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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.