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Scania unveils L- and P-Series

Scania unveils L- and P-Series

Scania introduced new trucks in de the light class. Apart from the well known P-cab, the Swedes also show a lower variant, the L-cab. Also, there’s a smaller engine of seven litres. The L-series is Scania’s newly developed cab series for urban transport, such as distribution, refuse collection and maintenance. Drivers will, according to Scania,…Continue Reading

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Scania develops camerasystem to replace mirrors

Scania develops camerasystem to replace mirrors

Digital rear-view mirrors on trucks can replace conventional mirrors, reduce blind spots and improve visibility, according to a recently completed research project by Scania. Rear-view mirrors have not evolved a great deal since they became necessary in the 1960s as a result of the increasing number of highways worldwide, Scania says. Now things could be…Continue Reading

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Tesla Truck has a range of 500 miles

Tesla Truck has a range of 500 miles

Last night, Tesla unveiled it’s long awaited truck in the US. It appears that spy-pics Iepieleaks showed, were the right model. The new truck has a range of up to 500 miles, Tesla says, or 800 kilometres in European dimension. The truck features four electric motors driving the two rear axles. We hear that these…Continue Reading

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Looks like the new Tesla truck!

Looks like the new Tesla truck!

At Iepieleaks, we’re much dependant on the efforts of our secret, global network of spies. We’ve heard that the Tesla truck will be on it’s way later this week, and look, we think this is it! Of course did we spot the ‘dark’ pics that Tesla teased earlier on the web. When we compare them…Continue Reading

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Spectacular new Scania for Beau

Spectacular new Scania for Beau

Well known French transport company Beau ordered this new NextGen Scania and had it modified in The Netherlands. It is an S500 with Assassins Creed as it’s theme. This is a popular computergame which plays in ancient Egypt. Many of us know that with Beau, trucks are very special en personalised in a specific style.…Continue Reading

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New electric Fuso concept: Vision One

New electric Fuso concept: Vision One

At the Tokyo Motor Show, occasion, Daimler unveiled E-FUSO as the first OEM in the truckworld to launch a brand exclusively dedicated to electric mobility of trucks and buses. As further proof of this strategic move, Daimler celebrated the world-premiere of its all-electric heavy-duty truck concept with a range of up to 350 kilometers. The…Continue Reading

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Iveco sells 500 Stralis LNG trucks to Jost Group

Iveco sells 500 Stralis LNG trucks to Jost Group

Iveco has secured the largest deal for its Stralis NP vehicles to date. The agreement signed with Jost Group, one of the leading pan-European transport and logistics companies, foresees the delivery of a fleet of 500 Stralis NP trucks running on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). LNG is widely regarded as the only currently available mass…Continue Reading

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More details about Mercedes Electric truck

More details about Mercedes Electric truck

With a permissible gross weight of 26.0 t the Mercedes-Benz Electric Truck produces zero local emissions and runs silently, yet it is equal to a truck with an internal combustion engine in terms of load and performance, Mercedes says. The features of the Mercedes-Benz Electric Truck include its drive with electrically powered rear axle and…Continue Reading

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Volvo unveils new LNG engines

Volvo unveils new LNG engines

When Volvo decided it would compete in the new class of LNG trucks, which is being dominated by Iveco and Scania, they wanted engines which deliver the same performance as their diesel siblings. It seems that Volvo has succeeded. Volvo unveils  a thirteen litre LNG engine which is based on the current diesel block and…Continue Reading

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Mack reveals ‘Anthem’

Mack reveals ‘Anthem’

Mack Trucks has unveiled a new long distance tractor for their US homemarket called Anthem. According to Mack the new Anthem is ‘designed for drivers’. The new Anthem can be ordered with various engine and transmission options. Available are 11 and 13 litre engines, the most powerful of them, a thirteen litre, being equiped with…Continue Reading

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