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35th anniversary and new products at the Nordic region’s largest truck fair

35th anniversary and new products at the Nordic region’s largest truck fair

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2018 16:47 BST

Elmia Lastbil, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, was inaugurated by Sweden’s infrastructure minister, Tomas Eneroth (Social Democrat) on Wednesday in Jönköping, Sweden. The minister prioritised attending the fair for two of its four days, despite the ongoing campaign for national elections in just a few weeks’ time.

Elmia Lastbil offered world premieres and a festive atmosphere

Elmia Lastbil offered world premieres and a festive atmosphere

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2016 16:59 BST

Elmia Lastbil in Jönköping, Sweden was one big party for the visiting public in sunny late-summer weather. The trade fair began with great success as Scania presented the world premiere of its new generation of trucks. “It was wonderful that Scania chose Elmia for the premiere of its new truck,” comments Annika Brandin, Business Manager of Elmia Lastbil.

The sun shone over Scania’s historic premiere

The sun shone over Scania’s historic premiere

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 08:09 BST

It was a high-pressure moment in more ways than one when the curtain opened to reveal Scania’s next generation of trucks. There were great expectations, hordes of people and – not least – bright sunshine over the historic premiere.

Volvo opened with a world premiere

Volvo opened with a world premiere

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 08:06 BST

The Iron Knight. That’s what Volvo Trucks has chosen to call the world’s fastest truck. The powerful beast had its world premiere at Elmia Lastbil. “We’re very proud to unveil it here at Elmia,” says Hans Börjesson, head of Volvo Trucks in Sweden.

Environmentally smart trucks with a high safety level

Environmentally smart trucks with a high safety level

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 08:00 BST

The environment and safety are the main focus at Mercedes-Benz. “We want to be innovative in all respects,” explains Mattias Nilsson, sales manager for Mercedes-Benz trucks in Sweden.

Veteran truck hall a real gem

Veteran truck hall a real gem

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 07:52 BST

A whole hall dedicated to the history of trucks. That’s what veteran truck devotee Anders Andersson and his friends could present at Elmia Lastbil. The space was packed with trucks from bygone times. “All in all we exhibited 53 vehicles – the most we’ve had since we started here in 2010,” he said.

A tensioner for all heavy loads

A tensioner for all heavy loads

News   •   Aug 27, 2016 07:48 BST

Elmia Lastbil advertises itself as the home of intelligent solutions. One Swedish company to answer that call was ExTe Fabriks AB. During the fair the company promoted its new compact TU automatic tensioning device. “It’s a product that makes everyday life easier for the user,” explains ExTe representative Ulf Göransson.