Scania and European asset-based transportation company Girteka become partners in view of shared sustainability targets. According to the newly-announced agreement, Scania will provide Girteka with up to 600 battery electric trucks over the next four years. At the same time, the companies will collaborate on establishing charging infrastructure and optimising charging solutions.
In addition to the agreement on electric vehicles, the scale-up of sustainable transportation will be realised by a deployment of vehicles with Scania’s new Super powertrain, which delivers eight percent fuel savings compared to the previous generation, and in 2022 won Scania the Green Truck award for the sixth consecutive year.
Statements from Scania and Girteka
“We’re delighted to be working with Girteka, who share our goal of making the transport system more sustainable,” said Stefano Fedel, Executive Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing at Scania. “As part of our aim of reaching a significant share electrical trucks of our sales in the coming years, it is crucial to partner up with key stakeholders in the European transport ecosystem. It’s also exciting to have the chance to work together on other aspects, including people sustainability”.
“The cooperation with Scania is a next step on our path to become a top-ten logistics company in Europe. With the goal of moving road transportation in a sustainable direction, we have joined Scania to share our experiences and collaborate on developing the future transport system in Europe. We will do it by a diversification of road transportation, where we deploy both fuel-efficient solutions and electric trucks,
to deliver affordable logistics services, based on sustainable solutions”, added Mindaugas Pasilauskas, CEO of ClassTrucks, transport asset management company of Girteka.