Scania introduces BIG CAB models

NEW Scania premium longer cabs for increased comfort R-series cabs can be specified with 270 mm extra length Offers premium driver comfort for high-end, long-distance travel Produced exclusively by Scania’s subsidiary Laxå Special Vehicles “With the introduction of the new CR23 cab variant, Scania has raised the bar for premium trucks even higher,” says Benjamin…

Manfred Streit is new MD for Scania Australia

Scania Australia’s new Managing Director, Manfred Streit, has arrived in Melbourne, following 15 years working for the company in Austria. Manfred, 49, has been involved with trucks since his youth, developing a life-long affinity for Scania early on. His tertiary studies in Business and Commerce were funded by truck driving during university holidays, where he…

Driverless Road Trains

How long before driverless Road Trains relieve global road congestion? Technical Editor Howard Shanks asks several leading truck manufacturers what the future for road transport holds? Certainly, the truck will still be with us in 2050. To some degree, externally, it will still resemble today’s truck, albeit somewhat more futuristic. But under the surface, in the futuristic…

The Evolution of Scania Opticruise G33-CM

Scania’s new G33-CM Opticruise gearbox range explained: Eight reverse gears available Gearbox saves approximately 1% fuel Total V8 driveline fuel saving up to 6% Pneumatic shifting, economy gear ratio Lower noise, meeting all foreseeable regulations Improved maintenance intervals and better precision Designed for a perfect match with Scania’s low-rev engines Less internal friction, dry sump…