Freightliner Aerodynamic SuperTruck

Freightliner Aerodynamic SuperTruck

At the Mid American Truck Show Daimler Trucks brand Freightliner shows a prototype of a streamlined tractor. The prototype is the result of a five year project together with the American enviromental autohorities. Under the bonnet the 11 litre Detroit engine is featured with a heat recovery system that uses this energy and feeds it…Continue Reading

Kenworth: new mid-roof long sleepercab

Kenworth: new mid-roof long sleepercab

Kenworth announced the introduction of a new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the Kenworth T680 and T880 at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Full production is expected to start in the fall. The Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for liquid bulk tankers, flatbed haulers and other operators looking for a lighter weight, more aerodynamic truck with…Continue Reading

Self steering trucks by DAF and TNO

Self steering trucks by DAF and TNO

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SaH3P6MR2s&feature=youtu.be[/youtube][youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SaH3P6MR2s&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] Today DAF Trucks and TNO did a presentation with the EcoTwin, a logical next step in the Platooning proces that makes it possible for trucks to travel at closer distance. By doing that up to 10% of fuel can be saved and less road is needed for trucks. The EcoTwin works with WiFi transmitters…Continue Reading

DAF Super Low Deck on test

DAF Trucks has presented a concept 6×2 Super Low Deck tractor with a coupling height of just 85 cm. This concept should make an end on problems with height regulations for Mega Trailers with 3 metres of internal height. Also it is an answer for automotive transport where the axle load is critical. The new…Continue Reading

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