Tag: Scania

Scania, Lucketts and Green Biofuels partner up to trial HVO biofuel for coaches

Scania, Lucketts and Green Biofuels partner up to trial HVO biofuel for coaches

October 13, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, a partnership between Scania, Lucketts Travel and Green Biofuels has conducted what is believed to be the UK’s first trial of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) as a sustainable biofuel for scheduled intercity coach operations. The trial, which ran for three months, has provided like-for-like comparison data of seven National Express vehicles […]

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Scania decides to give green buses in India another go

Scania decides to give green buses in India another go

August 27, 2018 |

In India, the Times of India reports that Scania has accepted a deal proposed by the national transport minister to continue with its green buses after having decided it would end the program following some contractual agreements that were not complied with from the government’s side. The minister had tried to arrange an agreement to […]

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Scania closes up ethanol bus service in India

Scania closes up ethanol bus service in India

August 14, 2018 |

In India, Scania notified the Nagpur Municipal Corporation that it would no longer be operating its green ethanol bus fleet as of August 13 after first indicating in June that the project would come to an end. The company began winding up operations for its alternative buses earlier this year, with its Karnataka bus manufacturing […]

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Scania to implement bus system in Burkina Faso will including alternative fuels

Scania to implement bus system in Burkina Faso will including alternative fuels

June 18, 2018 |

In Sweden, to strengthen public transport in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, Scania and RATP Group have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Burkina Faso to establish a modern and efficient bus system with 460 buses and 90 coaches. Traffic will start next year with the delivery of the first 225 buses. The […]

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Scania to introduce B100 busses in Buenos Aires

Scania to introduce B100 busses in Buenos Aires

June 14, 2018 |

In Argentina, Scania has teamed with local bus line Linea 132 to introduce 100% biodiesel-fueled buses by year’s end in the capital, Buenos Aires. Already the company ran trials with higher biodiesel blends in the towns of Cliba and Quilmes, where the Cliba B100 results showed greenhouse gas reductions of 80%. The Quilmes results were […]

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Scania appears to be pulling out of India

Scania appears to be pulling out of India

June 5, 2018 |

In India, the Times of India reports that Scania appears to be closing up its bus manufacturing operations as well as its various projects operating ethanol and biogas buses as well as projects investing in biogas production, but the company didn’t respond to requests for comments by the newspaper. Instead, partners of Scania said the […]

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E.ON, H&M Group, Scania and Siemens team up to achieve fossil-free commercial transport by 2050

E.ON, H&M Group, Scania and Siemens team up to achieve fossil-free commercial transport by 2050

May 23, 2018 |

In Sweden, E.ON, H&M Group, Scania and Siemens are forming a coalition to accelerate decarbonization of heavy transport brought together by The Pathways Study: Achieving fossil-free commercial transport by 2050. The study initiated by Scania argues a fossil-free commercial transport system in the timeframe of the Paris Agreement target is not only possible, but also […]

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Scania India sees biodiesel as short-term solution while EVs mature

Scania India sees biodiesel as short-term solution while EVs mature

March 5, 2018 |

In India, the head of Scania India told ETAuto that although electric vehicles are the long-term solution for heavy-duty transport, biodiesel provides short-term solutions for cleaner air and reducing the national oil import bill now. While the company is running trials of its electric buses in the country, a lot of technological development and maturity […]

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Scania invests SEK 1.5 billion in energy-efficient foundry

Scania invests SEK 1.5 billion in energy-efficient foundry

December 16, 2017 |

In Sweden, Scania plans to invest about SEK 1.5 billion (a little over $176 million) in a new foundry in Södertälje, in order to triple production capacity and achieve a 50 percent reduction in energy consumption compared to the technology and methods used in the current foundry. Through more efficient materials handling and recycling, a […]

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French haulage company become the first in the country to deploy a Scania ethanol truck

French haulage company become the first in the country to deploy a Scania ethanol truck

November 23, 2017 |

In France, Transports NJS Faramia has taken the bold decision to become France’s first haulage company to deploy a Scania ethanol truck. The truck will be used for temperature-controlled deliveries in the Marseille area. Faramia will have its own ED95 filling pump at their main depot in Vitrolles. The ED95 fuel will be produced from […]

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