Category Archives: Euro 6

Tatra Euro-6c: More power, smaller dampers and higher axleload

Tatra Euro-6c: More power, smaller dampers and higher axleload

Tatra is starting the production of the 2018 models with the new Paccar MX11 and MX13 engines. That means more power, less fuel and with the new ZF Traxon automatised 16- gearboxed faster shifting. Another advantage of the new generation of Tatra is the more compact exhaustunit. That is almost half the size it used…Continue Reading

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Kamaz starts new engine assembly

Kamaz starts new engine assembly

Russian truck manufacturer Kamaz will start assembling engines on a new line from March this year in a newly built plant. In the past, Kamaz relied for decades on an ancient and relatively inefficient V8 design. Now, together with German company Liebherr, the Russians developed an inline six twelve litre engine, said to become available…Continue Reading

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DAF Trucks participates in UK Truck Platooning trail

DAF Trucks participates in UK Truck Platooning trail

DAF Trucks will participate in a two year truck platooning trial in the UK, led by TRL, the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory. Together with its partners, TNO, Ricardo and logistics company DHL, DAF Trucks has been selected by the UK government’s Department for Transport, in conjunction with Highways England to gain experience with truck platooning…Continue Reading

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Retrofit your older truck to Euro VI

Retrofit your older truck to Euro VI

A Finnish company called Proventia has developed a set with which you can upgrade your Euro 4 or Euro 5 truck to a modern Euro 6 truck. The system was actually introduced a year ago, but only now, Proventia has won all approvals which allow delivery Europe wide. The past year was spent with testing…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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Econic as extra safe tractor for city distribution

Econic as extra safe tractor for city distribution

The Mercedes-Benz Econic cab is extra safe for inner- city transportation. The driver sits low and thererfor he has more contact with pedestrians and cyclists. “Our experience over the last couple of years in London and elsewhere has proved the safety benefits the Econic offers in comparison to a conventional rigid truck chassis give it…Continue Reading

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MAZ starts production Euro-6 trucks

MAZ starts production Euro-6 trucks

MAZ, from Minsk is starting the production of Euro-6 trucks this year. The Belarusian truck brand is focusing on the Baltic States, the Balkan countries and West-Europe with these trucks. MAZ says they are conviced that they can fight the European truck brands on quality for a better price. The MAZ trucks use Mercedes-Benz drivelines.…Continue Reading

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Truck industry wants to punish AdBlue manipulation

Truck industry wants to punish AdBlue manipulation

European truck manufacturers have invested heavily in complex exhaust control technology that is delivering extremely clean heavy-duty vehicles which meet the stringent Euro VI emission standards. “The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) strongly condemns the advertising, sale and use of any aftermarket device that can be used by truck operators to turn off emission control…Continue Reading

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