Tag: Scania

Scania to deliver 450 buses to Abidjan and look at biogas production from crop waste

Scania to deliver 450 buses to Abidjan and look at biogas production from crop waste

December 11, 2019 |

In the Ivory Coast, Scania has signed an agreement with the Ivorian Ministry of Transport and SOTRA, the Abidjan Transport Company, to deliver 450 buses. The bus delivery forms part of a major initiative to upgrade SOTRA’s fleet and improve public transport in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Scania, in collaboration with Agence Nationale d’Appui au Développement […]

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Scania Australia expanding its biofuel network to support biofuel buses and trucks

Scania Australia expanding its biofuel network to support biofuel buses and trucks

October 10, 2019 |

In Australia, Scania Australia has signed another memorandum of understanding with a biodiesel supplier as part of its wider effort to increase biofuel supplies for its customers who have buses and trucks running on biofuels. The latest agreement is with Renewable Fuel Solution but MOUs also exist with Just Biodiesel, Ecotech Biodiesel, Wilmar Bioethanol Australia, […]

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Scania positioning its biofuel vehicles to support greening of airports

Scania positioning its biofuel vehicles to support greening of airports

October 9, 2019 |

In Germany, major airports are dependent on an array of different service and support vehicles. That is why Scania’s solutions based on alternatives such as bioethanol, biogas, biodiesel or hybrids will make a difference, despite the fact that each individual vehicle might have relatively low annual mileage or operating hours. Airport operators can turn to […]

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Scania launches biofuel-powered self-driving concept truck

Scania launches biofuel-powered self-driving concept truck

September 24, 2019 |

In Sweden, in what is another milestone in the development of heavy self-driving vehicles, a group of Scania experts in different fields have teamed up and developed a concept truck, which, even without the cab, has the company’s modular system at the heart of the design. The combustion engine that powers the concept vehicle is […]

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Scania buses run on wine residue-based ethanol ion France’s Ile de Ré

Scania buses run on wine residue-based ethanol ion France’s Ile de Ré

June 20, 2019 |

In France, in looking for alternatives apart from electric buses, the municipalities of the French island Ile de Ré found the solution to their needs quite literally around the corner. That’s because the regular two-hour coach service between La Rochelle and the westernmost point on Ile de Ré is now being driven by Scania Interlink […]

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Australia-first 100% renewable diesel trial kicks off

Australia-first 100% renewable diesel trial kicks off

February 27, 2019 |

In Australia, the Australian-first trial using 100 per cent renewable diesel to fuel a Scania test engine is up and running thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s Advance Queensland Industry Attraction Fund. Southern Oil’s Advanced Biofuels Pilot Plant at Yarwun, near Gladstone, is pioneering the refining of renewable diesel fuel made from waste plastic, old vehicle […]

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Scania welcomes Thailand’s push to decarbonize transport with B20

Scania welcomes Thailand’s push to decarbonize transport with B20

January 30, 2019 |

In Thailand, as Scania prepares to open its new manufacturing hub in the country that will serve for the Asia and Oceana region, it welcomed the country’s move towards B20, saying that all of its diesel trucks can run on 100% biodiesel following a long history of working with the fuel in Europe. The country’s […]

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Scania sues Nagpur in latest move in on-going Indian green bus saga

Scania sues Nagpur in latest move in on-going Indian green bus saga

November 22, 2018 |

In India, the Times of India reports that hopes for the resuscitation of Scania’s green bus project in Nagpur were dashed following a lawsuit by the bus manufacturer against the city’s authorities to ensure the latter from forfeiting a bank guarantee of more than $1 million. Negotiations with the company are underway for another local […]

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Scania Transport Laboratory fleet running almost entirely fossil fuel-free

Scania Transport Laboratory fleet running almost entirely fossil fuel-free

November 12, 2018 |

In Sweden, as of 2018, the Scania Transport Laboratory fleet runs almost entirely on fossil free fuel and hybrid drive which reduces carbon emissions by more than 95 percent. The lab isn’t yet 100% fossil fuel-free as there is a lack of HVO/biodiesel fuel stations outside Sweden which means that some trucks sometimes have to refuel […]

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Arla teams with Scania to introduce rapeseed-based biodiesel transportation fleet

Arla teams with Scania to introduce rapeseed-based biodiesel transportation fleet

October 15, 2018 |

In Sweden, Arla, which is a farmer-owned cooperative involving 11,000 farms in seven European countries, recently took a step further towards a fossil-free future with Scania’s symbolic handover of vehicle keys to signify a deal to provide 48 vehicles powered by rapeseed methyl-ester (RME), a form of biofuel that emits around two-thirds less carbon dioxide […]

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