Scania launches hybrid trucks with electric ranges of up to 60km


 

Scania is launching Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) with GVWs of up to 36 tonnes. At the heart of both trucks is a newly developed GE281 Gearbox Electric machine, which incorporates a pair of electric motors and a 6-speed gearbox, and works in tandem with either its 7- or 9-litre diesel engines. It offers 230kW continuously, 290kW as peak power output, and has a maximum torque of 2,100Nm. The PHEV has an installed battery capacity […]