To maximize profit, tractor trailers need to stay on the road for as long as possible. So to show off the performance and reliability of its vehicles, truck-maker Scania had 14 of its vehicles, manned by 90 drivers working around the clock, circle an empty airport for 24 hours straight to create a gigantic real-time…
Somebody spent a lot of time decorating this Scania semi-truck cab with intense illustrations of vikings, and then even more time creating an interactive 3D parking garage to let you crawl all over it from your computer. Check it!
On a little stretch of road in Sweden, cables have been strung up about 18 feet over the asphalt to feed trucks with electricity. While connected, the trucks will run off the grid instead of their own engines.
Swedish truck company Scania will test a wirelessly charged electric-hybrid city bus in the city of Södertälje starting in June 2016 using a cutting edge bus stop that can add enough power for a complete journey in just six to seven minutes.
I have no clue what the deal is with this possibly-Spanish psuedo-dekotora Scania, but I do know that it rips some sweet three-wheel motion during some hot donut action.
Today a nice European trucker prepares us for the upcoming snows with a fine tutorial on low-grip oversteer. Remember kids, steer into the slide.
Talk about ambiance. Check out how sultry a Scania nine-liter inline five can be, given the proper lighting. We'll never look at that crate of machine parts shipped from Slovenia to Northern Italy the same way again.
One of the behemoths of the global heavy trucking industry, Volvo Trucks, has reported a truly shocking decline in sales for the third quarter of this year. Volvo claims a 99.7% reduction in demand compared to the same period a year ago. That means orders went from 41,970 trucks in the third quarter of 2007 to just…