Scania Announces Euro 4 and Euro 5 Engines, Transmissions

Posted on September 6, 2005
Scania said it will introduce its Euro 4 engine range at an international truck exhibition in Amsterdam on 14-22 October. In addition, Scania said engines, specifically 12-liter and 16-liter engines, complying with the 2009, Euro 5 requirements will be launched in 2006.

Scania said it will now have a choice of Euro 3, Euro 4 and Euro 5 engines with 21 configurations. For Euro 4, Scania said it will use EGR technology on all of its five- and six-cylinder inline engines, with SCR technology being used on its V8 engines.

The entire transmission Scvania line will also be replaced in 2006. The new gearboxes are part of Scania's optimized powertrains development. The transmissions will have a higher torque capacity to match up with the new, more powerful engines, yet a weight saving of up to 69 kg has been achieved, depending on configuration, Scania said.