International A26 engine developed by MAN

International A26 engine developed by MAN

International Trucks, the latest Volkswagen Group company introduced the new A26 engine for the North American market. The A26 is the MAN D26 engine, redesigned for the American market. The engine has a displacement of 12,4 litres and has an output of 475 Hp. International claims the new engine is more than 300 kilo lighter…Continue Reading

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Meet Jack Mack!

Meet Jack Mack!

Jack Mack is a four wheel drive pickup truck with a tilting body and 800 Hp under the bonnet! It is a custom made tribute to co-founder John M. Mack, nicknamed Jack Mack. the custom-built, all-wheel drive, mega crew cab pickup is based on a Mack Granite model and is powered by a 13-liter Mack…Continue Reading

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Scania Scoop: New Topline?

Scania Scoop: New Topline?

Now here is a picture from Hegges that generated a lot of reactions and speculation. It is the Scania S- cab with highroof, but is it higher than the Highline we know now? The roofspoiler is missing and still the cab is higher than the 20Ft container. The shape of the roof does look a…Continue Reading

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Fuso takes eCanter to US

Fuso takes eCanter to US

Fuso intends to start exporting it’s eCanter city distribution truck (Class 4 in the US) to the United States later this year. Fuso has selected some fifty customers who will try out the electric truck in practice. They are offered a two year lease contract for a truck which would be about 15 to 20…Continue Reading

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MAZ starts production Euro-6 trucks

MAZ starts production Euro-6 trucks

MAZ, from Minsk is starting the production of Euro-6 trucks this year. The Belarusian truck brand is focusing on the Baltic States, the Balkan countries and West-Europe with these trucks. MAZ says they are conviced that they can fight the European truck brands on quality for a better price. The MAZ trucks use Mercedes-Benz drivelines.…Continue Reading

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New for the USA: Paccar Axles

New for the USA: Paccar Axles

Truck production in the USA used to be a mixture of different engines, gearboxes and axles but more and more truckbrands start producing their own components. Paccar, since a few years offering their own Paccar engines is now introducing a new line of Paccar axles. There are different versions with ratio’s between 2,47 and 3,7.…Continue Reading

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Light weight tanker trailer from Hobur

Light weight tanker trailer from Hobur

Hobur has developed a light weight tanker trailer with a capacity of 38.000 liter. The stainless steel tank is self-supporting so the trailer has no frame. The Valx 10-ton axles are mounted directly to the tank. The first- and the last axle are steered with steel cables and steel connections. The tank is equiped with…Continue Reading

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