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EU heavy truck market sees 19.4% gain in 2015; pos

9 February 2016

Recent data from ACEA confirm that 2015 was a year of positive growth for the EU27 heavy (16t and over) truck market, the 260,135 sales total representing a gain of 42,269 units, or 19.4% versus the previous year's 217,866-unit result.


NA Class 8 truck sector under mounting pressure

10 December 2015

Volvo Trucks North America’s decision to cut the workforce at its Virginia truck plant by around 25% in February 2016, is likely to send shivers through the entire North American heavy truck manufacturing sector. It is also a somewhat unfortunate baptism for Martin Lundstedt, the former president and CEO of major rival Scania, who replaced Olof Persson as Volvo president and CEO on 22 October.


ANALYSIS: Japan under attack from foreign brands

16 July 2015

Vehicle sales ended the first half of CY2015 down 11%, due mostly to a tax rise for Kei-models. Yet not every OEM is suffering. Mazda was up 47% in June, while multiple European brands are also enjoying high percentage gains.


Volkswagen - 2Q14 results insight

1 August 2014

The VW Group that operates eight passenger car brands, three truck brands and one motorcycle brand, reported solid 2Q14 results. Sabine Blümel takes a closer look at the group's passenger car business.

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Q&A with TRW

20 August 2010

Driver assistance technologies aim to make the vehicle capable of perceiving its surroundings, interpret them, identify critical situations, and assist the driver in performing driving manoeuvres. The object is, at best, to prevent accidents completely and, at worst, to minimise the consequences of an accident for those concerned. Matthew Beecham talked with Andy Whydell, senior manager for electronics product planning at TRW Automotive, about the company’s driver assistance technologies.


Q&A with Behr

18 March 2009

In its annual report, Behr states that the key trends its engine cooling business faces are turbocharging and exhaust gas recirculation. The combination of the two will enable compliance with stricter emissions standards while offering minimum fuel consumption. Matthew Beecham talked with Dr Thomas Heckenberger, director, technology centre, Behr Group and Dr Simon Edwards, director of advanced engineering, Engine Cooling, Behr Group, to find out more.


Q&A with Hugh Foden, Cummins Engines

5 February 2007

Hugh Foden is Executive Director, Engine Business at Cummins Engines – the world’s largest independent diesel engine maker which historically has been focused on the heavy commercial vehicle sector but which is increasingly moving into lighter weight diesels. In his role he is responsible for sales and marketing, customer support across a territory that includes Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the CIS. A recent focus has been developing new business in Eastern Europe and the CIS. Dave Leggett interviewed him.

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just-auto Plus only Scania to develop fuel cell refuse trucks

11 December 2018

Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor. “We are highly interested in gaining more...


Scania to supply trucks for German e-highway trial

10 December 2018

Scania is to supply vehicles for the three Germany e-highway in trials that are expected to start next year. The decision was taken on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), following a public tender process.


Scania joins BioLNG EuroNet consortium

7 December 2018

A consortium called BioLNG EuroNet announced a commitment to the further expansion of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a road transport fuel across Europe with new infrastructure that should ensure the long-term success and mass scale adoption, it says.


VW Group global sales plunge 10% in October

22 November 2018

VW Group global vehicle sales were down 10% in the month of October as it was hit by the impact of WLTP in Europe.


just-auto Plus only Scania to deliver 481 Euro 6 gas buses to Bogota

7 November 2018

In its largest gas bus delivery ever, Scania will supply 481 Euro 6 gas buses – the cleanest and most silent buses on the market – for the renewal of Bogota’s TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit system. Bogota is replacing its earlier Euro 2...


just-auto Plus only Scania 9M 2018 sales up 11% to SEK98,674m

1 November 2018

Scania announces interim report for first nine months of 2018. Operating income amounted to SEK10,153m (US$1,121m). (9,080) Net sales increased by 11% to SEK98,674m. (89,111) Cash flow amounted to SEK134m. (3,002) in Vehicles and Services The...


just-auto Plus only Scania's first bioethanol fuel truck hits the road

30 October 2018

Scania’s new 13-litre bioethanol engine fitted first truck is being used to deliver ethanol. The truck belongs to Lantmannen Agroetanol, which operates the largest biorefinery in the Nordic Region. The 410hp truck is operated by the Josef Lindberg i...


just-auto Plus only Traton 9M 2018 global sales up 15%

19 October 2018

Traton AG achieved a significant increase in deliveries of commercial vehicle in the first three quarters of 2018. Between January and September, the Group delivered some 15% more vehicles than in the prior-year period. In total, this amounted to 166,330...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales plunge 18.1% in September

15 October 2018

The Volkswagen Group delivered fewer vehicles in September, as expected, due to the changeover to the new WLTP test procedure: a total of 827,700 vehicles were handed over to customers worldwide, a decrease of 18.1%. The drop in Western Europe, where WLTP came...


just-auto Plus only Scania appoints head of its new corporate organisa

2 October 2018

Scania is establishing a new corporate organisation to integrate communications, brand, marketing and sustainability. The new organisation is headed by Erik Ljungberg. This new function will strengthen the company’s communications efforts and enable...


just-auto Plus only Scania Citywide ebus on its way to production

25 September 2018

Following six-month trials of the battery electric Scania Citywide in the northern Swedish city of Ostersund, results are encouraging and Scania is moving forward toward serial production. “We have an uptime level which is basically in line with our...


Adient offering market-tailored seats

21 September 2018

Adient says it is strengthening its position as the global leader in automotive seating by offering commercial vehicle manufacturers market-tailored driver and passenger seats.


just-auto Plus only VW Group to drive future deployment of ITS

18 September 2018

The Volkswagen Group is presenting its activities in the intelligent transport of people and goods at the 25th ITS World Congress in Copenhagen (17 – 21 September 2018). As a member of ERTICO – ITS Europe, a network of more than 100 partners, the...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 6.8% in August 2018

17 September 2018

August was a successful month for the Volkswagen Group: Group brands delivered a total of 875,300 vehicles to customers, a rise of 6.8%. Europe was the region with the strongest growth: 327,700 vehicles were handed over to customers there, an increase of 21.0%...


just-auto Plus only Scania to establish new research centre

11 September 2018

Scania will contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) over the next ten years. The collaboration will focus on business models for the future transport ecosystem. “Scania is a technology-driven company, and as...


just-auto Plus only Scania launches world’s first long-distance coach

6 September 2018

At IAA, Scania premiers its new Scania Interlink medium decker coach for liquefied gas (LNG) operations for a range of up to 1,000 km. Scania hereby extends the broad range of alternative fuel options to sustainable intercity coach journeys. “Whereas...


VW Truck and Bus AG officially becomes TRATON AG

31 August 2018

In what could be a step on the road to an eventual spin-off, Volkswagen Truck and Bus AG has become TRATON AG.


Scania resumes V8 engine production

23 August 2018

Scania has started reducing its backlog of truck, industrial and marine engine orders built up after a delivery and order stop caused by a lengthy strike at one of the manufacturer's main casting suppliers.


just-auto Plus only Scania subsidiary invests in Corebon AB

21 August 2018

Swedish material tech start-up Corebon AB has developed a revolutionary method for producing carbon fibre components. Scania’s corporate venture capital fund is investing in the patented innovation. Based in southern Sweden, the start-up has developed...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 10.6% in July 2018

20 August 2018

The Volkswagen Group and its brands continued on their growth path at the start of the second half-year. Deliveries in July rose 10.6% to 908,200 new vehicles. Over 6.4m vehicles have been handed over to customers since the beginning of the year – 7.5%...


just-auto Plus only Scania’s Pulse & Glide system saves fuel

20 August 2018

Why not make the most of the truck’s kinetic energy to save fuel? That’s what Scania’s new Pulse and Glide functionality does - even on flat road stretches. Connectivity has changed the conditions for long haulage transport radically. In...


just-auto Plus only Scania sales up 9% to SEK66.2bn in H1 2018

3 August 2018

Scania increased its net sales to a record high SEK66.2bn (US$7.4bn) in the first six months of 2018, an increase of 9% compared to the previous year. Summary of the first six months of 2018 Operating income rose to SEK6,950m. (6,464) Net sales increased...


just-auto Plus only Scania V8 engine truck production halted

6 July 2018

An ongoing strike at one of its crucial suppliers of casted engine components means that Scania is unable to fulfil its deliveries to customers of more than 2,000 trucks ordered with V8 engines. New sales of industrial and marine V8 engines are also...


Volkswagen Truck & Bus to become TRATON Group

20 June 2018

Volkswagen Truck & Bus will be renamed TRATON Group which it said was "another milestone on the group's way to increase independence even further and towards capital market readiness".


just-auto Plus only VW Truck and Bus reorganises its supervisory board

18 June 2018

The constituent meeting of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Truck and Bus AG that took place in Wolfsburg appointed members to the company’s Board of Management. Christian Schulz, who has been in charge of Corporate Development, Strategy and M&A...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 6.1% in May 2018

18 June 2018

The Volkswagen Group’s upward trend continues: at 953,400 units, Group deliveries in May were 6.1% higher than the same month last year. More than 4.5m vehicles have been handed over to customers worldwide since the beginning of the year – an...


just-auto Plus only Scania to build modern bus system in Ouagadougou

15 June 2018

To strengthen public transport in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, Scania and RATP Group have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Burkina Faso to establish a modern and efficient bus system with 460 buses and 90...


Scania and VW join over German eHighway research

30 May 2018

The German government has decided to co-finance a research project to test and develop electric road technology for eHighways.


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales surge 10.2% in April 2018

21 May 2018

The Volkswagen Group and its brands continued on their growth path in April. At 927,200 units, deliveries by the Group in April were 10.2% higher than the same month last year. Over 3.6m vehicles have been handed over to customers since the beginning of the...


just-auto Plus only VW Truck and Bus global sales up 16% in Q1 2018

30 April 2018

Volkswagen Truck and Bus has been able to increase its commercial vehicle sales considerably in the first three months of 2018. The Group’s sales volume came in at 53,220 vehicles, up 16% on the previous year. All three brands – MAN, Scania, and...

Scania AB news

just-auto Plus only Scania to develop fuel cell refuse trucks

11 December 2018

Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in w...


Scania to supply trucks for German e-highway trial

10 December 2018

Scania is to supply vehicles for the three Germany e-highway in trials that are expected to start...


Scania joins BioLNG EuroNet consortium

7 December 2018

A consortium called BioLNG EuroNet announced a commitment to the further expansion of LNG (liquef...


VW Group global sales plunge 10% in October

22 November 2018

VW Group global vehicle sales were down 10% in the month of October as it was hit by the impact o...


just-auto Plus only Scania to deliver 481 Euro 6 gas buses to Bogota

7 November 2018

In its largest gas bus delivery ever, Scania will supply 481 Euro 6 gas buses – the cleanes...


just-auto Plus only Scania 9M 2018 sales up 11% to SEK98,674m

1 November 2018

Scania announces interim report for first nine months of 2018. Operating income amounted to...



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