Scania ethanol buses take a lead at London conference
Scania is taking a prominent role at a forthcoming conference organised by the BioAlcohol Fuel Foundation (BAFF) at Imperial College in London on Wednesday 22 March. Entitled, BioEthanol and the Road to Sustainable Transport, the event will outline the challenges associated with developing a sustainable road transport system as well as presenting some of the practical solutions available today.
As the world's only supplier of heavy commercial vehicles powered by ethanol, Scania has unrivalled experience and expertise in this field. Since 1990 some 600 Scania ethanol buses have been delivered to Swedish cities, most of them to the Swedish capital Stockholm, from where the public transport operator, AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL), reports remarkable environmental gains during this period.At the conference, Urban Johansson, Scania's Vice-President Powertrain Development will make a keynote speech entitled “Ethanol buses – experience and prospects for sustainable urban transport”.A single deck Scania OmniLink ethanol bus owned by SL will be exhibited outside the conference building.The conference is free and those wishing to attend simply need to pre-register by sending an email containing their name and address to: firstname.lastname@example.orgThe event commences at 09:00 and will conclude at 16:45. The full address of the conference venue is:Room 1.31, Royal School of MinesAston Webb Building, Centre for Environmental PolicyFaculty of Natural SciencesImperial College LondonPrince Consort Road, South KensingtonLondon SW7 2BP For more information, please contact Hans-Åke Danielsson, Press Manager,tel. +46 70 3468811, email email@example.com