Bjørnar Pedersen, owner and founder of Bjørnars Transport, added four electric Scania trucks to his fleet of 35 tipper trucks.
Bjønars Transport Uses Scania’s Electric Trucks
Scania’s trucks are normally booked on a day-to-day basis, or for engagements up to two weeks. The electric trucks are on two-year contracts. Bjørnar really wanted to be early to take on electric vehicles, as they carry fills to various municipality projects. Electric vehicles aren’t really easy to handle in this region. The infrastructure for charging sure has room for improvements.
Bergen is a hilly city, and Norway’s second largest. The distance between the axles on the truck are almost one meter longer than on the others, something that makes the navigation through narrow streets a bit tricky. Also the surrounding area is characterised by mountainous roads, and tunnels.
Bjørnars Transport was found by Bjørnar himself when he was only 20 years old. Back then, he was a driver. After twelve years, he found himself in an office instead, to handle administration and enable the company to grow. He also partnered with his twin-brother Glenn. Because of his background, he is well-aware of the working day of his employees.