Author Archives: Iep van der Meer

French nextgen bonneted Scania

French nextgen bonneted Scania

After the Dutch bonneted ‘nextgen’ Scania of Vlastuin now the French bodybuilder Brevet is presenting another bonneted ‘Nextgen’ Scania. A Scania S580 Highline was converted into a bonneted truck by mounting the cab backwards and adding a bonnet from a 4- series Scania. Now that sounds simple but it is not. The bonnet had to…Continue Reading

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Nikola names fuel cell key suppliers

Nikola names fuel cell key suppliers

Nikola Motor Company has named Bosch and PowerCell AB as the primary suppliers of its fuel cells for the Nikola class 8 hydrogen-electric truck. The Nikola fuel cell is anticipated to output more than 300kW continuously. It has been designed to handle the entire lease period of one million miles per truck. The Nikola fuel…Continue Reading

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Driving the renewed Actros in BIGtruck

Driving the renewed Actros in BIGtruck

In BIGtruck international magazine we have a driving impression of the latest Actros 1845. We drove this truck in Portugal where Mercedes introduced all the new small improvements that add up to fuel savings up to 6%. Click here to read the story and the watch the video in BIGtruck online magazine international.Continue Reading

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Emoss Ever electric truck presented

Emoss Ever electric truck presented

The Dutch company Emoss has presented the new Ever truck. This tractor unit is based on a DAF CF. The original driveline is replaced by a 350 kW/2.200 Nm Electric engine in combination with an Allison 6-speed automatic transmission. The truck can drive 100 km on its 120 kW battery pack, but with the LPG…Continue Reading

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Volvo: 460 Hp LNG trucks

Volvo: 460 Hp LNG trucks

On the day Iveco was presenting their new 460 Hp LNG trucks we found these photo’s of the Volvo LNG trucks. Just like the Iveco’s they are up to 460 Hp and have a fully automated transmission. Iveco uses the new ZF Traxon gearbox where Volvo uses their own I-Shift. A difference is that Volvo…Continue Reading

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