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Swiss army buys 400 Iveco’s

Swiss army buys 400 Iveco’s

The army of Switzerland renews it’s vehicle park with some 400 Iveco trucks. In the past five years, Iveco Defense Vehicles already delivered some 1200 trucks. These 400 new trucks will gradually go into service between this year and 2021. The Swiss Army has chosen for both Stralis and Trakker models, with all thinkable axle…Continue Reading

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Volkswagen do Brasil ceases production of legendary Titan

Volkswagen do Brasil ceases production of legendary Titan

In Brazil, Volkswagen has stopped production of the iconic truck that was the backbone of Brazilian roadtransport for decades, the Volkswagen Titan. This truck is easy recogniseable from it’s modest, outdated Volkswagen LT-cab, a cab meant for a van. In Europe, old VW LT’s have become really rare. In Brazil however, complete generations of truckdrivers…Continue Reading

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Chinese Sinotruk available in Britain

Chinese Sinotruk available in Britain

Chinese truckbrand Sinotruk starts to sell trucks from their construction range in Britain. A new importer has been appointed. Sinotruk are confident to be successfull, as other Asian trucks, such as Hino are also doing well in the British construction market. The construction truck in the picture looks quite familiar, with a first gen Volvo…Continue Reading

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Scania S730T revealed at Vlastuin Truck&Trailerservice

Scania S730T revealed at Vlastuin Truck&Trailerservice

Vlastuin Truck&Trailerservice has revealed the new Scania S730T. This is the non-official bonneted ‘nextgen’ Scania truck that Vlastuin build out of a standard S730 Highline. The conversion is very well done and every detail is designed carefully. The original front bumper and fups are in the original position and therefor the safety of this truck…Continue Reading

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Renault shows Falcon project

Renault shows Falcon project

Renault introduces the Falcon project in which it develops a complete heavy goods combination to demonstrate an ambitious potential to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions through innovative design. Lower fuel consumption is ofcourse at the core of the development of Renault Trucks vehicles, which are designed to be profit centres for transporters. In line with…Continue Reading

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Hydrogen and diesel truck lock horns

Hydrogen and diesel truck lock horns

In order to promote the virtues of a hydrogen driveline, Toyota has organised a sprint between two 35.000 lbs (around 16 tons) trucks. One fitted with a traditional diesel engine, the other is Toyota’s prototype hydrogen Class 8 truck. The hydrogen truck releases it’s power to two electric motors of which we all know that…Continue Reading

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Ewals Cargo Care tries double trailer combination

Ewals Cargo Care tries double trailer combination

Dutch logistics company Ewals Cargo Care is known for ot’s many multifunctional trailers. Their trailers are all mega’s with the highest available inner loadspace. Yet their trailers are also suitable for railtransport. Recently, Ewals showed a combination consisting of two mega’s. This combination measures 32 metres. If it’s up to Ewals, this combination should be…Continue Reading

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This is how you move 28 metre tanks

This is how you move 28 metre tanks

In the first issue of BIGtruck Online Magazine, we present a unique transport of 28 metre high tanks, which are produced somewhere in Holland. At Mammoet, they know how to handle such equipment. A Scheuerle platform was brought onto the scene, as well as a lot of knowledge and some big Mercedes trucks. Check out all…Continue Reading

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