Scania: Major environmental advantages of longer lorry combinations

Posted on 30. Jun, 2014 by in Volkswagen Canada

By pushing with dual full-length trailers, Scania reduces fuel expenditure by adult to 30 percent with an homogeneous rebate in damaging CO dioxide emissions. Following Scania’s request, a Swedish Transport Agency has now postulated accede to work rigs of 31.5 metres in sum length between Södertälje and Helsingborg in Sweden.

By pushing dual full-length trailers, Scania reduces fuel expenditure by adult to 30 percent with an homogeneous rebate in damaging CO dioxideScania Transport Laboratory has been conducting investigate activities on a highway for a past 6 years by transporting a company’s possess materials underneath picturesque handling conditions between Scania’s prolongation units in Södertälje, Sweden and Zwolle in a Netherlands.

The Transport Laboratory has already been means to denote a halving of CO2 emissions per tonne-kilometre from 2008 to 2012, interjection to clever drivers, optimised vehicles and revoke normal speed. Another step is now being taken to uncover how complicated vehicles by new ways of meditative can dramatically revoke meridian emissions to 20 grams per tonne-kilometre.

The haulage use has been operated to date regulating rigs of 16.5 metres, that is a extent available length currently for a tractor-semitrailer car multiple in many European states, with a difference of countries such as Sweden and Finland. For a truck-trailer combination, a extent length of 18.75 metres relates in many European states, while countries such as Sweden and Finland, assent 25.25 metres.

By pushing dual full-length trailers, Scania reduces fuel expenditure by adult to 30 percent with an homogeneous rebate in damaging CO dioxide“There are certain environmental effects of longer car combinations though unfortunately it is formidable to find support for this emanate in many European countries,” comments Erik Ljungberg, Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations during Scania. “It is unequivocally delightful that a Swedish authorities are holding movement to obtain these benefits. To grasp an homogeneous meridian outcome by car growth would take several years.”

The preference of a Swedish Transport Agency was preceded by a Swedish Transport Administration’s fortitude tests on car combinations of 31.5 metres in sequence to safeguard that these vehicles do not benefaction any risk, for instance during remarkable shy manoeuvres.

“Our prolonged haulage services will not means any disruptions to a gait of trade and we will utterly simply be means to say a authorised speed extent of 80 km/hour,” assures Anders Gustavsson, Managing Director of Scania Transport Laboratory.

 

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