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Scania and sennder establish JV to help fleets afford electric trucks

Truck OEM Scania has joined with digital road freight forwarder sennder Technologies to form a joint venture called JUNA, to advance electric truck adoption and promote electric solutions in road freight logistics across Europe. Berlin-based JUNA is introducing an innovative pay-per-use model for electric trucks. The upfront cost of an electric truck is far higher… Read more »

Scania and Northvolt say their new battery can power electric trucks for 1.5 million km

Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania and Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt have unveiled a jointly developed lithium-ion battery cell for heavy EVs, which they say is capable of powering trucks for 1.5 million kilometers. The specifications of the prismatic cell include a 157 Ah capacity and a nominal voltage of 3.6 V. Produced with fossil-free electricity… Read more »

ABB E-mobility and Scania successfully test Megawatt Charging System

Scania has successfully installed and tested a pilot Megawatt Charging System from ABB E-mobility. Deploying this high-power charging solution could enable operators to halve the charging time for heavy-duty vehicles, says Scania. Scania calls the testing, which was done to prove the technical viability of high-current charging, a first important step towards a future system,… Read more »

Scania delivers unique 66-ton electric truck to quarry in Norway

In the rapidly-growing EV market, it’s good to be skeptical of superlative claims. It’s anybody’s guess how long the electric truck that Scania recently delivered to the Verdalskalk limestone quarry in Norway will hold the title of the country’s largest, but this is definitely a pretty darn big truck. This 66-tonne monster has 3 axles,… Read more »

New Scania battery lab to include Keysight’s battery test system

Keysight Technologies, a test and measurement technology company, has announced that bus and truck manufacturer Scania has selected products from its Scienlab Battery Test System for Scania’s new battery lab in Södertälje, Sweden. The lab will add to Scania’s existing climatic-chamber facility for battery pack testing. The Keysight products Scania chose include: the Scienlab Battery… Read more »

Truck-maker Scania favors battery-electric over hydrogen vehicles

Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, says it will “gradually” electrify its heavy-duty vehicles, and that “battery-electric vehicles will be the main tool to drive this shift.” “By 2025, Scania expects that electrified vehicles will account for around 10 percent or our total vehicle sales volumes in Europe and by… Read more »

Scania introduces range of electric trucks

Scania, a major Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has announced a pair of new plug-in trucks: a plug-in hybrid and a fully electric model. Both versions are offered with L- and P-series cabs, and can be configured for general cargo, temperature-controlled transport, or for specialty applications such as hooklifts, tippers, concrete mixers, refuse collectors and… Read more »

Scania to build clean garbage trucks powered by fuel cells

Scania and waste handling company Renova are developing a fuel cell garbage truck with a fully electrified powertrain and compactor. Developed in partnership with the Swedish Energy Agency and Stockholm’s Royal Institute of Technology, the truck is expected to be delivered by 2020. Scania previously announced delivery of four fuel cell distribution trucks with ranges… Read more »

Scania and Northvolt partner to develop batteries for heavy vehicles

Scania, a member of the Volkswagen Group, and Northvolt, a 2016 startup that is building what it calls a European gigafactory for Li-ion batteries (with a planned 32 GWh annual capacity), have agreed to work together to develop and commercialize battery cell technology for heavy commercial vehicles. Scania will invest €10 million ($12.5 million) in… Read more »