Tag Archives: Scania

Scania launches new 7-litre engine

Scania has launched its new DC07 6.7 litre engine, which is intended primarily for urban operations. The DC07 is available in three power outputs – 220, 250 and 280 horsepower – and gives high fuel efficiency, excellent driveability, low weight and low noise, according to the manufacturer. Scania also say that when it is specified in conjunction with Scania Opticruise, …

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Scania launch new L-series low entry cab

Scania has launched the L-series, a new low-entry cab series designed for urban environment applications such as local distribution, waste and construction. The launch of the L-series completes Scania’s model line up, which has seen the launch of the S-series as well as revised R-series, P-series, G-series and new XT in the past 18 months. The L-series cabs – which …

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Picture Post – Geoff Dodds Transport Scania R480 by Sean Cook

Picture Post: Thirsk-based Geoff Dodds Transport Scania R480 hauling farming machinery through Pickering, snapped by Sean Cook. Picture Post can be seen in the print version of Truck & Driver magazine, on the website and our Instagram page. Pictures printed in the magazine receive a £10 high street voucher, and the picture of the month receives a model truck. If …

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Svempa teams up with fashion designer to create new custom jacket for Scania

Legendary truck customizer Svempa Bergendahl recently teamed up with fellow Swede, fashion designer Bea Szenfeld, to create a one-off jacket made of fan belts to celebrate truck drivers. Svempa and Bea shared their passion for innovation and custom-made design, resulting in the co-creation of The Griffin Jacket. Inspired by Scania’s Griffin symbol and created from 200 metres of reinforced fan …

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Scania extends gas engine range

Scania has introduced a new 13-litre gas-powered engine, which can be specified for a range of G- and R-series trucks. The new engine is rated at 410 horsepower, and joins Scania’s existing 280 and 340 horsepower nine-litre dedicated gas units. “With 2,000Nm torque from 1,100rpm through to 1,400rpm, the new 13-litre gas engine delivers similar performance to comparable diesel engines,” …

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Picture Post: B B Christoffersen Scania Topline 470 by Richard Johnston

B B Christoffersen Scania Topline 124L 470, snapped on the A90 near Peterhead by Richard Johnston. For more shots of Scanias on the road – as well as all the other major and some former manufacturers – you can see Picture Post in the print edition of Truck & Driver, which is available from newsagents our via subscription and on the …

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Truxx Factor winners named

Rockingham Speedway in Corby hosted the Truxx Factor at the start of this month featuring a show field, truck parade and plenty of action on the track including sprint, go and stop and drifting competitions. Dan Humberstone, Richard Wagg, Mark Shorten, David Masterson from haulier Motward in Huntingdon took Best Fleet of Artic Working Trucks (pictured). Darren Beach, from AW …

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Picture Post: J&G Riddell Scania R730 Blue Stream by Sharon Moffat

Picture Post: Scania R730 Blue Stream hauling a full load of logs from J&G Riddell of Aberdeenshire by Sharon Moffat. This photo was taken on the truck’s first day on the road as it passed Barmuckity Layby just outside Elgin. If you have a picture you want to send in to Picture Post, please send it to dan.parton@roadtransport.com. Pictures that …

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Picture Post: W&M Thompson Scania R520 by Elton Cook

Picture Post: W&M Thompson Scania R520, driven by Stew Seddon, spotted at Lymm Truckstop by Elton Cook. If you want to send a picture into Picture Post – which is in the print edition of Truck & Driver, on the website and on Instagram – please email it to dan.parton@roadtransport.com, including any information you may have on the picture – …

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Scania launches flagship XT truck range

Scania has launched its new XT truck range, designed for heavy duty applications, which will be available across the range of S-, R-, G- and P-series cabs. Eight key construction industry applications are targeted by this new range: tipper, mixer, hooklift , skiploader , concrete pump, mobile crane, flatbed with crane and heavy haulage. This launch is Scania’s latest step …

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