Scania Delivers World’s First Euro 6 Gas Truck

Jun 21, 2013

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scania has delivered the first gas truck complying with the Euro 6 emission legislation to a customer. Bring Logistics is a major Nordic player with a declared ambition of offering its customers the latest environmental solutions.

“We are keen to give our customers access to the latest in environmental technology. Euro 6 is the new standard we are offering our customers, entering into force from next year,” says Arne Karlsson, President of Bring Frigo Åkeri AB. “The new distribution truck from Scania has impressive performance and, running on biogas, the emissions are very low of both harmful substances and CO2.”

Scania's gas engines are designed to provide the same performance as a diesel engine. Power ratings for Euro 6 are 280 and 340 hp. The torque ratings of 1,350 and 1,600 Nm are what makes these engines stand out as exceptional in the industry.

Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company’s operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime Scania also offers financial services. Employing some 38,600 people, the company operates in about 100 countries. Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles. In 2012, net sales totalled SEK 79.6 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6.6 billion. Scania press releases are available onwww.scania.com (http://www.scania.com/se)

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