Category Archives: China

Turkish- Chinese Ford trucks on test

Turkish- Chinese Ford trucks on test

We got these photo’s from one of our friends who tells us that these are the Turkish Ford trucks, being tested by a Chinese company, the Jiangling Motor Corporation. This company builds lightweight trucks but now they are working on a heavy truck together with the Turkish Ford brand. The trucks are going to be sold…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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Electric refuse trucks from Paccar and BYD

Electric refuse trucks from Paccar and BYD

Electric traction gains the interest of the global trucking industry. Right now, Peterbilt introduces an electric version of it’s Model 520 refuse truck. Tis is a widely used truck in the US, to be specified with either a Paccar or a Cummins diesel engine, a Cummins Natural Gas engine and now also with a battery…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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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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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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Fully electric delivery van from Chinese brand Dayun

Fully electric delivery van from Chinese brand Dayun

The Chinese company Dayun Motors has released photo’s of a fully electrical driven delivery van. The truck has a special design and shure stands out in a crowd. The power comes from a 30kW electric motor that is powered by Lithium bateries. The maximum speed is sayd to be an impressive 105 km/h but there…Continue Reading

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Chinese Auman Super Truck in Europe

Chinese Auman Super Truck in Europe

The Chinese truck manufacturer Beijing Foton has launched the ‘China Internet Super Truck.’ This Auman EST (Energy Super Truck) was showed at an event in Athens, Greece. The Internet super truck project is a collaboration that brings together Foton Motor Group, Cummins, and Daimler AG and aims at building Internet-driven super trucks that are green, efficient,…Continue Reading

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Haven’t we seen this before?

Haven’t we seen this before?

This picture makes us think like a very well known truckbrand, but it isn’t. This is the Chinese Foton Super Truck, a concept featuring the latest sustainable and ecological technology. It is known that Daimler and Foton collaborate in China and this might very well have led to the new model here in this picture.…Continue Reading

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Wabco signs agreement with Dongfeng

Wabco signs agreement with Dongfeng

Wabco has signed a long-term agreement with the Chinese truck producer Dongfeng. The deal is mainly about braking systems for the heavy Dongfeng trucks. Also the Wabco systems like ABS, EBS, ESC-smart, ESC and OptiRide will be part of the deal. The Wabco systems make trucks safer and give more stability. “We are strategically transforming…Continue Reading

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