June 8, 2017—Scania has been named OEM of the Year 2017 at the TU-Automotive awards in Detroit. The awards are the most influential in the connected car industry.
The judges selected Scania based on Scania's impressive culture and attitude towards opening up gated walls within the industry. The judges appreciated the innovative way of thinking Scania shows. They also highlighted Scania's interesting usage for telematics through multi ecosystem.
"Scania has a strong commitment to developing and commercialising innovative connected solutions. We were the first in our industry to embed connectivity as a standard feature. Connected solutions have thereby been an integral part of our customer offering for many years. We can now effectively assist our customers in digitalising their businesses. Digitalisation and connectivity are fundamental in driving the shift towards sustainable transport," said Mattias Lundholm, vice president of connected services and solutions at Scania.
TU-Automotive conferences and exhibitions gather those at the forefront of connected vehicle innovation, technology and business. Prizes are awarded to established and emerging companies in ten different categories, with OEM of the Year being the most coveted award.