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Electric Transit ‘Streetscooter’ for Deutsche Post DHL

Electric Transit ‘Streetscooter’ for Deutsche Post DHL

After the compact full electric ‘Streetscooter’ distribution van the new German producer of electric LCV’s now presents the Streetscooter Work XL. This bigger LCV is based on a Ford Transit van with a 20 cubic metres big body. Custumers can choose different batterypacks that make distances possible up to 120 km on one battey charge.…Continue Reading

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Timken acquires Groeneveld Group

Timken acquires Groeneveld Group

The Timken Company, a global leader in engineered bearings and mechanical power transmission products, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Groeneveld Group, a leading provider of automatic lubrication solutions used in on- and off-highway applications, for approximately $280 million. For the 12 months ending May 31, 2017, Groeneveld Group sales were approximately…Continue Reading

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Scania S-Longline?

Scania S-Longline?

The new generation of Scania has inspired some of the truck-modification company’s. We already spotted the first new Scania S- series that is in the proces of being transferted into a bonneted truck and here is the new ‘Longline’ version of the S-cab. This one is being build at Van Winkoop in The Netherlands. This…Continue Reading

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Driven front axle for Kenworth T880

Driven front axle for Kenworth T880

The Kenworht T880 is now available with front weel drive. The Marmon Herrington MT22 driven front axle is installed at the Kenworht factory. “For severe duty applications where the ultimate in traction is required, our new configuration is a welcomed spec,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “We see our all-wheel drive T880 being used in…Continue Reading

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New for the USA: Paccar Axles UPDATE!

New for the USA: Paccar Axles UPDATE!

Truck production in the USA used to be a mixture of different engines, gearboxes and axles but more and more truckbrands start producing their own components. Paccar, since a few years offering their own Paccar engines is now introducing a new line of Paccar axles. There are different versions with ratio’s between 2,47 and 3,7.…Continue Reading

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Faymonville acquires Cometto

Faymonville acquires Cometto

The Faymonville Group acquires “Industrie COMETTO S.p.A.” Faymonville, the manufacturer of semitrailers for the special haulage industry has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of “Industrie COMETTO S.p.A.” based in the North of Italy. With this strategic decision, Faymonville set the milestone to expand in the self-propelled modular trailer segment and strengthens…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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Online trailer configurator from Broshuis

Online trailer configurator from Broshuis

Broshuis trailers has launched an online trailer configurator. With this easy tool you can choose the right trailer in for your job, compare different options and even have a look at the right colour! The configurator shows all the possibilities of the Broshuis programm up to the biggest 3+7 100-ton range. Also the extendable trailers…Continue Reading

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