The managing director of Scania (Great Britain), Martin Hay, has announced his early retirement after more than 30 years with the truck maker.
Privately-run haulier Kersey Freight has welcomed 18 new Scania S Series trucks to its 60-vehicle fleet.
Europe’s truck manufacturers have concluded that by 2040 all new trucks sold need to be fossil free in order to reach net zero by 2050.
Scania is promising fuel savings of up to 6% from its new range of V8 engines and new gearbox.
Mobile Mini has taken delivery of five new delivery vehicles after investing over £2.5 million in its fleet to increase operational efficiency and customer service.
The Scania DC07 engine has been added to the L-series line-up, with load-carrying capacity increasing by some 360 kilos.
Scania has introduced side detection functionality via two different systems to help to improve safety for other road users.
Instead of the letter S followed by the actual horsepower, the new trade name will be the horsepower followed by an S, like 450 S or 730 S.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue has taken delivery of the first Scania fire appliance in an order which will see 33 enter service with the brigade over the next three years.
TruckEast Norwich has taken the top spot as Scania’s ‘Depot of the Year’ in its annual UK-wide competition, claiming “maximum points against every target”.
Hoyer will expand its Petrolog fleet in the UK with 26 new Scania P 450 vehicles, in early 2019.
Edwin Coe LLP has filed a group action seeking damages for businesses who were victims of fraudulent price fixing by major truck manufacturers over a 14-year period.
Freight companies may discover that operating costs are not such a drag when semi-autonomous trucks can safely line up together to form an orderly, aerodynamic queue.
Scania has restarted production of its V8 truck and marine engines, following an order stop caused by strike action at one if its suppliers.
Earthline has announced the order of 26 tippers from Scania, due to be delivered this year.
An ongoing strike at one of its crucial suppliers of cast engine components means that Scania is unable to fulfil its deliveries of trucks ordered with V8 engines.
Hay will succeed Claes Jacobsson, who is returning to Sweden to take up a role within Scania AB in Södertälje.
Mobile Mini has invested £1.4 million in eight Scania trucks to improve operational efficiency and customer service.
Colin Woodcock, a Scania escalation technician for TruckEast, has been awarded the golden spanner award in recognition of his achievements over the last year.
Kier has been appointed in partnership to develop Scania (Great Britain) Limited’s new UK headquarters and support centre in Milton Keynes.