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01/17/17
Braunschweig
Volkswagen Group News

Efficient transportation: Volkswagen Truck & Bus launching trial projects for digital truck platoons

Efficient transportation: Volkswagen Truck & Bus launching trial projects for digital truck platoons
  • Volkswagen Truck & Bus to launch two innovative platooning projects
  • Scania awarded contract for a pilot project in Singapore
  • Memorandum of understanding signed between MAN and logistics group DB Schenker for platooning project on the German A9 motorway
  • CEO Andreas Renschler: "Platooning is an important step towards efficient transportation of goods. Now, the appropriate legislative framework is required."
  • Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions can be reduced considerably on the road
  • Road safety improved

Volkswagen Truck & Bus has confirmed its leadership role in truck platooning with two innovative pilot projects.

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