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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.

Latest interviews


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.

Latest news


Scania to supply soot-free buses for major cities

28 September 2017

Scania has joined the Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets with a commitment to, by 2018, provide modern soot-free buses to 20 major cities in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Australia. 


Scania fined EUR880m over antitrust cartel

27 September 2017

EU regulators have fined Scania EUR880m for its part in a cartel for which other truckmakers have also been fined.


just-auto Plus only VW Group worldwide sales rise 8% in August 2017

18 September 2017

The Volkswagen Group delivered 820,000 vehicles to customers in August, marking a 8% rise compared with August 2016. "August was a successful month for the Volkswagen Group that saw all core brands increase deliveries," said Fred Kappler, head of...


BorgWarner supplies motors for Scania hybrid bus

6 September 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying its High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) 410 electric motors to Scania for a new bus model.


Scania/HAVI team on new logistics solutions

30 August 2017

Scania and logistics provider, HAVI are to collaborate using the manufacturer's New Generation lorries and solutions in transport operations to and from McDonald’s restaurants in several European countries.


just-auto Plus only VW Truck and Bus increases production in Brazil

11 August 2017

In the first half of 2017, Volkswagen Truck and Bus markedly increased both production at its Brazilian plants and sales of the vehicles built there. At 11,750 units, sales at Volkswagen Caminhos e Onibus improved by 16%. Scania, which also produces in Brazil,...


just-auto Plus only Scania sales rise 17% to SEK58.7bn in H1 2017

28 July 2017

Scania’s net sales rose to a record high SEK58.7bn (US$7.21bn), an increase of 17% compared to last year. Summary of the first six months of 2017 Operating income rose to SEK6,464 m. (1,316) Operating income, excluding items affecting...


just-auto Plus only VW Truck and Bus global sales up 8% in H1 2017

21 July 2017

Volkswagen Truck and Bus takes a positive view of the sales figures for the first half of 2017. MAN, Scania and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus sold some 96,000 vehicles – for the Group as a whole this means an increase of 8%. The three brands...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 0.8% in H1 2017

20 July 2017

Up to the end of June, the Volkswagen Group handed almost 5.2m vehicles over to its customers. This corresponds to a rise of 0.8% compared with the previous year. In the month of June, new vehicle deliveries rose by 4.2% to 920,700. "June was a very...


just-auto Plus only Scania invests in Sennder

14 July 2017

Scania Growth Capital, Scania’s corporate venture capital fund, announces its second investment, in Sennder, a Berlin-based digital freight-forwarding company. Sennder is a growth company that provides software that digitalises freight-forwarding...


Scania introduces fuel efficient Euro-6 V8 engines

8 June 2017

Scania is introducing a new generation of Euro 6 V8 engines that represent a new standard in fuel consumption.


just-auto Plus only VW completes 80 successful years

30 May 2017

80 years ago marked the beginning of one of the most successful automobile producers in the world. On 28 May 1937, the predecessor to today's Volkswagen Group, "Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH" ("Corporation to...


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Group global sales down 1.4% in April

15 May 2017

Since the beginning of the year, the Volkswagen Group has handed over 3.3m new vehicles to customers. In April, the Group delivered 841,200 vehicles (-1.4%). "At the beginning of the second quarter, we were able to increase our deliveries in China again....


just-auto Plus only Scania income surges 35% to SEK3,081m in Q1 2017

5 May 2017

Scania’s net sales rose to a record high SEK28.4bn (US$3.21bn) and earnings for the first quarter reached SEK3,081m. Higher vehicle and service volumes were partly offset by the high investment level related to Scania’s new truck...


Trico wins Scania OEM wiper contract

2 May 2017

Trico announced it had won the Scania OEM business for the new Global R-Series truck model line for both LHD and RHD front wiper systems.


just-auto Plus only VW Truck and Bus global sales up 10% in Q1 2017

26 April 2017

In the first three months of 2017 Volkswagen Truck and Bus sold around 46,000 trucks and buses of the MAN, Scania and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus brands. All three brands improved their unit sales on the previous year – for the Group as a...


just-auto Plus only VW Group worldwide sales up 2.5% in March 2017

18 April 2017

The Volkswagen Group delivered just under 2.5m new vehicles to customers in the first quarter of this year. In March, the Volkswagen Group handed over 990,900 vehicles to its customers. 'We finished the first quarter with good delivery figures for March....


Scania to offer Apple CarPlay in future trucks

6 April 2017

Scania is introducing Apple CarPlay to the new truck generation’s infotainment system, allowing for smart, safe and smooth access to all the functionality of iPhones by mirroring them seamlessly. Scania is among the first in the industry to offer Apple CarPlay in heavy trucks.


just-auto Plus only Scania appoints new chief digital officer

31 March 2017

Mikael Cato, will take up the position of chief digital officer on 15 May 2017. He will report to Scania’s president and CEO, Henrik Henriksson. “The digitalisation of Scania is delivering results and is now on the way to becoming one of our...


just-auto Plus only Scania to globally use fossil free electricity

29 March 2017

By 2020, Scania will globally utilise fossil free electricity wherever possible. This is Scania’s pledge for Earth Hour 2017. All electricity supplied for its operations in Denmark, France, Norway, Poland and Sweden is already fossil...


just-auto Plus only Scania’s alternative fuels/hybrid vehicle sales up

29 March 2017

In 2016, Scania saw a significant uptake in business relating to sustainable transport. The increase reflects a growing demand for both products and services.  The number of vehicles that Scania sold that run on alternative fuels and hybrids increased...


just-auto Plus only VW commercial vehicles sales up 3% in 2016

21 March 2017

Volkswagen Truck and Bus GmbH - which houses the MAN, Scania, Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus, and RIO brands - can look back on 2016 as a successful fiscal year. Sales of commercial vehicles increased by 3% to around 184,000 vehicles. This enabled...


VW Group global sales down 2.6% this year

20 March 2017

In the first two months of the year, the Volkswagen Group delivered 1.5m vehicles to its customers throughout the world, 0.9% down on the same period of last year. Despite the 'dieselgate' crisis, sales were up in North America. The main negative was China.


just-auto Plus only Scania income up 6% to SEK10,184m in 2016

17 March 2017

Scania’s net sales rose to a record level of nearly SEK104bn (US$11.7bn). Total deliveries of trucks and buses and coaches reached all-time high levels. Service revenue amounted to a record of almost SEK22bn, an increase of 5% (7% in local...


just-auto Plus only Scania connected vehicles reach 250,000 milestone

28 February 2017

Connectivity is an integral part of Scania’s customer offering since many years. As Scania now launches a new connectivity offering, the number of connected Scania vehicles has reached a quarter million. This amounts to two thirds of Scania’s...


just-auto Plus only Man/VW Truck and Bus names new procurement head

23 February 2017

Dirk Große-Loheide (52) will become a new Executive Board member at MAN Truck & Bus AG responsible for the commercial vehicle manufacturer's procurement activities from 1 March 2017. He succeeds Ulf Berkenhagen, who is leaving the company. In...


just-auto Plus only Scania begins battery electric bus trial in Sweden

9 February 2017

Scania will start its first field tests of coming battery electric buses in the northern Swedish city of Östersund. Three Scania Citywide LF buses will be in operation from the end of 2017 with an additional three buses added in early...


Scania to build CV assembly facility in Thailand

7 February 2017

Scania says it has identified Thailand as one of the key markets in Asia and is expanding its industrial and commercial presence in the country.


just-auto Plus only VW Truck and Bus sales up 3% in 2016

20 January 2017

Volkswagen Truck & Bus sold around 184,000 trucks and buses under the MAN, Scania and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus brands in fiscal year 2016. This marks a 3% increase over the previous year. Of this, MAN Truck & Bus accounted for...


just-auto Plus only Scania to introduce autonomous truck platooning

10 January 2017

Scania will design the world’s first full-scale autonomous truck platooning operations, based on its own advanced technology. The platoon will traffic public roads while transporting containers between port terminals in Singapore. The aim is to organise...

Scania AB news

Scania to supply soot-free buses for major cities

28 September 2017

Scania has joined the Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets with a commitment...


Scania fined EUR880m over antitrust cartel

27 September 2017

EU regulators have fined Scania EUR880m for its part in a cartel for which other truckmakers have...


just-auto Plus only VW Group worldwide sales rise 8% in August 2017

18 September 2017

The Volkswagen Group delivered 820,000 vehicles to customers in August, marking a 8% rise compare...


BorgWarner supplies motors for Scania hybrid bus

6 September 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying its High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) 410 electric motors to Scania for...


Scania/HAVI team on new logistics solutions

30 August 2017

Scania and logistics provider, HAVI are to collaborate using the manufacturer's New Generation lo...


just-auto Plus only VW Truck and Bus increases production in Brazil

11 August 2017

In the first half of 2017, Volkswagen Truck and Bus markedly increased both production at its Bra...



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