Etusivu: Traficom
Etusivu: Traficom

EMS2 trucks have been part of the Finnish transport system for 4 years – over 100 million km of experience gained with 34 m 76 t trucks. Join our seminar on the journey on 2 February 2023 at 8.30–16.

High Capacity Transport trials started in Finland in 2013. After good experiences, 34.5 m EMS2 trucks were allowed on 21 January 2019 without any special permit on the whole road network.

Time: Thursday, 2 February 2023 at 9–16

Place: Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom, Opastinsilta 12 A, 00520 Helsinki.

The venue has room for 40 participants.


8:30 Doors open

9:00 Regulatory development and road infrastructure

  • Elisa Vornanen, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Transport and Communications,
  • Tapio Ojanen, Deputy Director, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency
  • Otto Lahti, Chief Adviser, Finnish Transport and Communications Agency

10:30 Break

10:45 Driver training and experiences on the road

  • Jussi Salminen, Training Manager, CAP Pro Academy
  • Juha Nyberg, Chairman, and Timo Kima, Adviser, Rahtarit ry (association for professional drivers)

12:00 Lunch

13:15 EMS2 user cases

  • Tuomo Vallas, CEO, Speed Oy
  • Henri Jussila, Deputy Managing Director, Kuljetusliike Ilmari Lehtonen (Kaukokiito)
  • Iiro Mäkinen, CEO, SE Mäkinen Logistics Oy

14:30 Break

14:45 The future of 34 m trucks - What the long haulage truck will look like in four years

  • Petri Murto, Director, Finnish Transport and Logistics SKAL
  • Lena Larson, Project Manager, Volvo Trucks
  • Matti Virtanen, Sales Director, VAK

16:00 Thank you and have a safe trip home!


Otto Lahti
Chief Adviser
Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom