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New Quon of UD Trucks

New Quon of UD Trucks

UD Trucks Corp, part of the Volvo Group announced plans to launch a new version of the Quon heavy-duty truck. This means that UD will change the product after 13 succesfull years! As a member of the Volvo Truck Group the GH11 engine is probably the Volvo-Renault 11 liter diesel. The power output is 420…Continue Reading

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China readies first autonomous truck

China readies first autonomous truck

China’s FAW, which stands for First Auto Works, has unveiled the first China built truck which drives autonomous. FAW stresses that the truck has been developed completely by the company itself. FAW built a Jiefang J7 tractor and a J6 dumper, which are loaded with lots of electronics to be able to do without 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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TIR starts in India

TIR starts in India

India’s Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the country’s accession to the UN TIR Convention, the global standard for international freight customs transit. This milestone decision will facilitate goods transport and transit, putting India and her neighbours at the centre of efforts to boost overland trade and regional integration across South…Continue Reading

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5000 th DAF produced in Taiwan

5000 th DAF produced in Taiwan

DAF Trucks is growing in Taiwan. In ten years time the assembly plant in Dadu in West Taiwan produced 5000 DAF trucks. DAF has a market share of almost 30% in the heavy segment. Components are shipped from Eindhoven and Leyland to Paccar’s partner Formosa Plastics Group. Every day there are four trucks produced. In Taiwan…Continue Reading

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Mercedes studies new Actros versions for China and Brazil

Mercedes studies new Actros versions for China and Brazil

Mercedes-Benz has a fine cooperation with Foton in China, but it has announced that it intends to sell it’s own Actros truck as well. Also, Mercedes is looking to replace the Actros they sell in Brazil, with a version of the present Actros we all  know in Europe. The Mercedes shown in this picture was…Continue Reading

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Hyundai starts mass- production electric busses

Hyundai starts mass- production electric busses

The Hyundai Motor Company is going to start mass-producing electric buses. The company believes that it should not hesitate anymore on markets for electric buses as global markets for electric buses including Chinese markets are expanding very quickly. According to an electric vehicle industry on the 6th, Hyundai Motor Company is preparing to develop electric…Continue Reading

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Auman EST is the first ever ‘Chinese Truck of the Year’

Auman EST is the first ever ‘Chinese Truck of the Year’

During the third Guangzhou International Commercial Vehicle Exhibition the Auman EST won the very first ‘Chinese Truck of the Year’ award ever. The Auman EST is the latest heavy-duty truck model from Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA), which extends the portfolio of locally manufactured trucks. Hereby, Daimler Trucks once again strengthens its global…Continue Reading

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Toyota on the market with Fuel Cell bus

Toyota on the market with Fuel Cell bus

Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Having already undergone repeated field tests for practical use, the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to utilize two of these FC buses (model name: Toyota FC Bus) as fixed-route buses. Toyota plans…Continue Reading

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