100% Electric Volvo FL

100% Electric Volvo FL

Volvo has presented a 100% electric FL distribution truck. The Volvo is capable of max vehicle weights up to 16 ton. The electric engine provides 130 kW of continues power with peaks of 185 kW. The max torque is 425 Nm. There is a two- step gearbox. Lithium-Ion batery’s up to 300 kWh provide the…Continue Reading

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MAN comparing the competition in Nürnberg

MAN comparing the competition in Nürnberg

MAN Trucks is working on a next generation and rumours say that involved non EGR engines. There is also a lot of cab news coming our way although the cabs look the same. The front end looks familiar but the highest cab, the XXL lost the high windscreen. Also the complete roof is new and…Continue Reading

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Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Concept Pickup

Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Concept Pickup

Volkswagen shows a concept pickuptruck on the New York Auto Show. The Atlas Taoak Concept Vehicle is a full size pickup that is meant to get comments from the market. The VW company says there are no production plans for this pickup truck for the near future. VW Chief designer calls the concept ‘the most…Continue Reading

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And again the Turkish Ford shows up!

And again the Turkish Ford shows up!

This time the next generation of the Turkish Ford heavy truck showed up in Hungary. The picture was taken by Mike van Stein who is a former truckdriver. He sent it in to the website of our collegue, Alex Miedema. The cab is big and it seems that Ford wants to do a serious attempt…Continue Reading

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Starship Airflow truck on Mid American Truckshow

Starship Airflow truck on Mid American Truckshow

What if length regulations woud not be a legal issue. In the USA the Airflow Truck company shows what is possible for driver comfort and aerodynamics, and therefor for the enviroment when length regulations for tractors don’t matter. During the Mid American Truckshow Shell Rotella presents the Starship. The Starship is an innovative, step towards reducing…Continue Reading

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MAN working on non-EGR diesel engine

MAN working on non-EGR diesel engine

And again we got some nice photo’s of MAN test trucks in the Northern parts of Europe, this time caught by the Russian Iepieleaks friend  Евгений Семёнов. The photo’s do not show much news but there is a strong rumour going on that MAN is testing non-EGR engines in the cold. After Iveco and Volkswagen Truck…Continue Reading

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Scoop truck is Turkish Ford prototype

Scoop truck is Turkish Ford prototype

The ‘Iveco’ scoop we just published seems to be the new Turkish Ford. Again we must say, because there was a post before that raised the discussion about Ford or Iveco. Now Turkish sources say the truck is a new Ford and that is soon to be launched. In fact there is even a Youtube…Continue Reading

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Scoop: New Iveco spotted?

Scoop: New Iveco spotted?

These photo’s were taken by one of our Iepieleaks spies in Belgium today. The heavy camouflaged tractor is definately a new heavy long distance truck but we could not find anything that confirms the brand. We do have an idea however. There is a lot of Volvo influence in the design but the top of…Continue Reading

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