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World’s first electric road opens in Sweden

Posted on: Friday, 24 June 2016

The world´s first electric road is being inaugurated near the city of Gävle in central Sweden, the result of a unique partnership demonstrating the path towards fossil-free transportation. Scania is supplying with the electrically-powered trucks, which will operate under real traffic conditions.


World’s first electric road opens in Sweden

Posted on: Friday, 24 June 2016

The world´s first electric road is being inaugurated near the city of Gävle in central Sweden, the result of a unique partnership demonstrating the path towards fossil-free transportation. Scania is supplying with the electrically-powered trucks, which will operate under real traffic conditions.


Scania joins the world’s first cross-border truck convoys

Posted on: Wednesday, 23 March 2016

On 29 March, three extra-long trucks will embark from Scania in Södertälje, Sweden, to drive in a close convoy to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The initiative is being driven by the Netherlands, which currently holds the EU Presidency, and aims to fast-track the development of truck convoys. These convoys have the potential for increasing safety, as well as reducing fuel consumption and carbon dioxi


Scania and Ericsson join forces to improve transport efficiency

Posted on: Friday, 26 February 2016

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Ericsson and Scania announced joint research efforts to accelerate the connectivity of commercial vehicles and infrastructure. Ericsson and Scania are convinced that advances in communications technologies and future deployments of 5G networks will enable improvements in the transport of people and cargo.


Scania has 170,000 connected vehicles

Posted on: Monday, 1 February 2016

Five years ago, Scania introduced connectivity as standard in the European markets. Today connected customers in more than 50 countries gain access to services in order to follow up and evaluate the performance of their vehicles.