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Research and development

Research and development

Work area

With a strong focus on R&D

Scania has a strong focus on Research and Development in order to remain at the cutting edge of technology and drive development within the industry.

The focus is on sustainable solutions and minimal climate impacts. Every detail within the area of design, construction, and systems is continually being improved in order to meet demands from the community and customers.

Innovation is encouraged within Research and Development and the focus is on solutions for the future. Each project begins by considering the needs of customers, the changing world around us, the legislation in force, and what our competitors are doing. Each change has an effect on the whole. Fuel consumptions is weighed against engine power, weight against safety and cargo capacity. However, quality is always the highest priority.

The area of R&D covers the whole chain from the underlying research, construction and testing through to quality assurance within production and in customer vehicles in service on the world’s roads. Our aim is to maintain a broad competence so that we can ensure that Scania retains its leading position within the automotive industry.