In 2016 Scania says it saw a significant uptake in business relating to sustainable transport in a number of its global markets. It says that the increase reflects a growing demand for both products and services. The number of vehicles that it sold that run on alternative fuels and hybrids increased by 40% in 2016, proof of the company’s efforts to lead the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In total, close to 5,000 such vehicles were sold in 2016. Growing demand "The demand for vehicles that support the shift to sustainable transport is growing and so is the demand for services that support fleet owners in reducing fuel consumption, and consequently also both carbon emissions and cost," says Henrik Henriksson, president and CEO of Scania. "This proves that sustainability and profitability go hand in hand," he says. Almost 40,000 of its customers’ drivers were trained in fuel-efficient driving in 2016. This is a year-on-year increase of 30%. Ecolution by Scania is another...

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