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Tracking watch monitors driver and vehicle health

Scania has released a wristwatch to help goods vehicle drivers monitor their health and fitness during their working day. Adding to existing in-vehicle apps for monitoring driver performance as well as vehicle parameters, Scania is now extending its technology to …

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5G on trial for advanced HGV communications

Collaborative project sees Ericsson and Scania develop and test the use of 5G networks for advanced communication systems for freight vehicles. The use of 5G communications in the field of transport communications is under trial as part of a new …

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Hybrid buses fight pollution in Madrid

The city of Madrid will take delivery of 51 hybridised buses from Scania for cleaner public transport operations in the city. Scandinavian vehicle manufacturer Scania has taken an order to deliver over 50 hybrid Citywide buses to the Spanish city …

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Engine test cell laboratory set up in Brazil

Scania is expanding its capacity for engine development, testing and certification with the opening of a new facility in Brazil. Scania has set up a 10 million Euro Technology Centre in São Bernardo do Campo in Brazil with engine test …

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Sweden and Holland take part in cross border platooning

A three Scania HGV convoy will take part in the first cross border platoon in close formation from Sweden to Rotterdam at the end of March. The Netherlands led European Truck Platooning Challenge will take place between 29th March and …

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5G collaboration could bring tighter platooning

Scania and Ericcson are working together on research into the use of 5G for V2x communications to enable tighter formations of vehicle platoons. The Mobile World Congress event has witnessed the signing of research agreements between communication specialist, Ericsson and …

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Scania expands vehicle connectivity in Europe

Connected trucks across Europe are bringing rewards to haulage companies through improved fuel consumption, predictive maintenance and driver wellness. Having launched its connectivity programme over a decade ago, truck manufacturer Scania is now seeing large scale adoption of the technology …

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Trailer order boosts UK driver training capabilities

Scania takes additional trailers from Schmitz Cargobull to fulfil extend its capacity to train C+E drivers in the UK. With around 1000 drivers being trained for the UK haulage market each year by Scania, the company has now taken delivery …

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Wearable technology brings connectivity to HGV drivers

Scania has developed a smart wristwatch for drivers of its vehicles that communicates essential information. Taking the lead in wearable technology for drivers with a smart wristwatch that communicates with trucks, Scania has introduced the Scania Watch, a simple way …

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Vehicle safety specialist takes part in new testing ground inauguration

Autoliv joins its technology partners in the inauguration of the new AstaZero vehicle testing ground for automotive safety systems located in Sweden. Alongside other Swedish giants of automotive technology such as Volvo and Scania, vehicle safety specialist company Autoliv was …

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