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Scania Offer Trucks with Solar Panels to Save Fuel

Scania Trucks Solar Panels
Scania will develop a solar cell clad trailer to power a plug-in hybrid truck as a result of a new research partnership, with test indicating possible fuel savings of 5-10% in Sweden and twice that figure in sun-drenched southern Spain.

Scania Developing Solar Cell Clad Trailers

The truck will be operated through daily assignments with Ernst Express, the Swedish hauler, in the trial of the world’s first electric road with overhead catenary lines. The 18-meter long solar cell clad trailer will have a total area, including sides and roof of 140 square meters, with the solar panels expect...

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