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Mercedes eActros launched

Mercedes eActros launched

Mercedes Benz just launched the new eActros. This is a full electric 25 ton truck for heavy distribution. The truck has a range on one charge of 200 kilometres and as you see in the video the acceleration is impressive. The truck is the production version of the electric truck Mercedes showed during the IAA…Continue Reading

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MAZ Euro-6 truck with Mercedes-Benz engine

MAZ Euro-6 truck with Mercedes-Benz engine

The MAZ 5440M9 4×2 tractor is a modern looking truck that comes as Euro-6. The truck has a modern cab that seems to be a unique design of the Minsk Automobile Plant. The engine is the OM471 R6 Euro-6 engine of Mercedes-Benz. The gearbox, the G230-12 is also from Mercedes. The engine delivers 475 Hp.…Continue Reading

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More MAN trucks spotted in Sweden

More MAN trucks spotted in Sweden

Our Iepieleaks spie squad has spotted even more MAN testtrucks. These photo’s were made in Arvidsjaur, Sweden last week. We see the heavy trucks that seem to come with a new roof, now without the high windscreen and side windows. For the rest it is all speculation what is tested here but there shure is…Continue Reading

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Tatra starts production in Azerbeijan

Tatra starts production in Azerbeijan

TATRA trucks will be produced in Azerbaijan. TATRA and Azerbaijani Ganja Automobile plant have agreed on the terms and conditions of the joint project. The project, which was mediated with help of the Euro-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce, will be launched in 2018 when the first pieces of vehicles should be assembled in Azerbaijan. The memorandum…Continue Reading

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New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

And there she is! The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. This important van now comes with rearwheel drive, allwheel drive and as frontwheel drive. This is the first time the Sprinter can be ordered as a front wheel drive van and that gives new oportunities. For an example the ‘triebkopf’ version that can be the front end…Continue Reading

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New Sprinter spotted in France!

New Sprinter spotted in France!

Tomorrow we are leaving for Germany to have a first look at the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. Now what a coincidence, look what i just found in my mailbox! These photo’s were taken today on the Peage in France in the Lyon area. Dutch truckdriver Arjo Oskam thought this could be something for Iepieleaks. You bet…Continue Reading

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Driverless transport starting this year in Sweden

Driverless transport starting this year in Sweden

The Swedish Einride company wants to start testing the robotised truck named T-Pod later this year on public roads in Sweden. After next summer the first trucks will be on the road between Helsingborg and Gothenborg, transporting goods for Lidl. The distance of 200 km should be just enough for the batery capacity of the…Continue Reading

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