Copy Tracking Code

Prime Mover Magazine


Scania wins Green Truck Award

A Scania R 500 truck has won this year’s ‘Green Truck Award’ – a German fuel test, highlighting low fuel consumption, according to the Sweden-based commercial vehicle manufacturer

Scania’s new truck generation, with its updated 13-litre engine ensured that Scania took the prize – again. European hauliers appreciate the lowest fuel consumption, highest average speeds and lowered C02 effects that help to keep costs and environmental impacts low.

With an average fuel consumption of 24.92 litre/100km and an average speed of 79.91 km/h on the same 350 km long test track, the difference between Scania and the next best competitor was 0.4 litre per every 100km. Translated into a typical annual mileage for a long-distance truck of 150,000 kilometres, the difference adds up to 600 litres annually.

“The ‘Green truck Award’ is a unique comparison test since it has this total focus on what matters most to our customers from a cost and sustainability perspective,” said Wolfgang Buschan, Product Director, Long Haulage, Scania Trucks. “The fact that we won the award again this year is extremely flattering.”

Scania's much-anticipated new generation models were unveiled in Sydney earlier this month.

Featured Article

  • Southern comfort

    Southern comfort

    Gavbee Transport is an owner-operator logging carrier. For the challenge of navigating mountain slopes and dense forest, the west Victorian small business has discovered the Mercedes-Benz Actros, which meets its many safety requirements.

    Read Story

  • advertisement
  • Click here to join the CRT network today
  • Keep up to date on the latest news and developments in the commercial road transport industry. Sign up to CRT News today to receive a FREE weekly E-newsletter delivered straight to your inbox.


  • advertisement

© Copyright 2018 Prime Creative Media. All rights reserved.

Find us on Google+