Scania’s 540 S tractor has come top of two comparison tests run in Germany by European trade magazines. The manufacturer won both the 1000 Punkte Test (1000 Point Test) and European Truck Challenge (ETC). The two tests are said to be among the most established for commercial heavy trucks in the world Cab-related qualities like the driver environment, sleeping comfort and noise levels are assessed, as well as road handling, gear shifting and serviceability. The trucks are also driven more […]
The government has committed to a target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT.
A fully electric refuse truck has taken to the streets in Gloucestershire in a bid to make the entire district carbon neutral.