Current research initiatives at Scania, conducted in cooperation with universities and Swedish authorities, include advanced driver support systems designed to increase road safety and improve fuel-efficiency.
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Scania’s next-generation systems for automated driving use a broad range of technologies, such as radar, ultrasound and cameras, to help drivers avoid accidents. Consequently, these systems increase fuel-efficiency and decrease the environmental impact of driving.
The systems include functions for keeping the truck in its lane, hindering the truck from changing lanes when a vehicle is next to or immediately behind it, and automatically taking the truck through traffic jams at speeds up to 50 km/h.