Entries by Walter Pisarnik

First test for new solar-​powered hybrid Scania truck

A unique hybrid truck with a solar panel covered trailer is being tested on public roads, as a result of a two-year research collaboration involving Scania, Uppsala University, Eksjö Maskin & Truck, Midsummer, Ernsts Express, and Dalakraft. The solar energy decreases operational costs and local emissions significantly because of the truck’s self-produced energy.

EU standards for safe and secure parking areas for trucks

Notice to Professional Drivers One initiative has been published or updated on the European Commission’s ‘Have your say’ portal:  Safe & Secure Truck Parking Areas   The EU Commission will be making changes to the regulation that covers drivers hours and rest periods, EU 561/2006. The regulation will include the provision of safe and secure parking areas for […]