is an integral part of Scania’s customer offering since many years. As Scania
now launches a new connectivity offering, the number of connected Scania
vehicles has reached a quarter million. This amounts to two thirds of Scania’s
5-year rolling fleet.
“The world of
heavy transport stands on the brink of a fundamental shift towards sustainable
transport. Digitalisation and connectivity will play a pivotal role in enabling
this shift,” says Henrik Henriksson, President and CEO of Scania.
With the aim
to lead the shift towards sustainable transport systems, Scania has outlined a
strategy that focuses on greater energy efficiency, smarter and safer transport
and the increased utilisation of alternative renewable fuels.
enabler of change is connectivity, which Scania pioneered as a standard
feature. Today more than 50,000 Scania customers globally benefit from in-depth
data on fleet performance for their one-quarter million vehicles.
to get a growing share of our revenue from connectivity and other new areas.
This past year we saw about 5% of our top line directly or indirectly depending
on connected vehicles,” says Henriksson.
connectivity there is great potential to eliminate waste in the transport
system, and ensure the highest uptime. This is essential in an industry where a
truck that spends just a few days off the road can have high impact on a
customer’s earnings. The right combination of connected services can also help
reduce fuel costs, which usually constitute one-third of transport company