SCANIA's new TRUCK MODELS * Australia & Ireland
* Victoria/Australia - Scania S500 to make guest appearance
--- Scania will present the International Truck of the Year 2017 and winner of Europe's 1,000-point heavy vehicle comparison test, the at the Brisbane Truck Show from 25-28 May, 2017. .. This will be the first time an example of the New Truck Generation Scania will be seen in Australia, and its first public presentation in the Southern Hemisphere, following the global reveal in Paris last August... The Brisbane Truck Show Scania S 500 display vehicle will be brought out specifically for the show and will return to Europe immediately after it concludes... "The truck on display is representative of a specification that could be offered to the Australian market once the New Truck Generation Scania is launched here" ...
(Photo: ON SHOW: Punters will get their first upclose look at the Scania S500 at the Brisbane Truck show) -- Campbellfield, VIC, Australia - Big Rigs - 3rd Apr 2017
* C. Clare/Ireland - Clean Ireland invests in Scania CNG Gas trucks
--- The beginning of the end for environmentally harmful diesel powered commercial vehicles has arrived with the delivery of the very first dedicated Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) waste collection trucks into Ireland... In a €750,000 overall investment in new CNG Scania trucks and a compressor and refuelling station at its Shannon, Co. Clare operation, Mid-West based waste management company Clean Ireland Recycling will have the first ever dedicated CNG waste collection trucks on the road in Ireland... The investment will deliver a 22 per cent saving on carbon emissions and 99 per cent less particulate matter but also a fuel cost saving of up to 30 per cent per vehicle compared with its diesel equivalent... Clean Ireland Recycling is, in association with Gas Networks Ireland, currently commissioning a compressor and refuelling station at its Shannon, Co. Clare plant...
(Photo: Compressed Natural Gas powered Scania trucks) -- Ennis, County Clare, Ireland - Transport Pars/Irish News, by John Loughran - April 3, 2017