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Platooning Challenge 2016 in Rotterdam Maasvlakte

Platooning Challenge 2016 in Rotterdam Maasvlakte

On april 6 platoons of trucks from all over Europe were driving to the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam for the European Platooning Challenge 2016, the first ever cross border platooning project. Six of the seven truck manufactorers, organised in Acea gave an impressive demonstration with Truck Platooning. The audience from all over the world witnessed helicopter…Continue Reading

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Scania news at BedrijfsautoRAI 2015

Scania news at BedrijfsautoRAI 2015

From 20 – 24 oktober Amsteram RAI will organise the BedrijfsautoRAI 2015. This truckhow will bring news from the truck- and trailer manufactorers and there will be some novelties. One is the first apearance of the new Iveco Eurocargo. One other news item is now anounched by Scania. The Swedish truck brand will bring a…Continue Reading

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Freightliner Aerodynamic SuperTruck

Freightliner Aerodynamic SuperTruck

At the Mid American Truck Show Daimler Trucks brand Freightliner shows a prototype of a streamlined tractor. The prototype is the result of a five year project together with the American enviromental autohorities. Under the bonnet the 11 litre Detroit engine is featured with a heat recovery system that uses this energy and feeds it…Continue Reading

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Self steering trucks by DAF and TNO

Self steering trucks by DAF and TNO

Today DAF Trucks and TNO did a presentation with the EcoTwin, a logical next step in the Platooning proces that makes it possible for trucks to travel at closer distance. By doing that up to 10% of fuel can be saved and less road is needed for trucks. The EcoTwin works with WiFi transmitters and…Continue Reading

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News from North American Auto Show

News from North American Auto Show

On the North American International Auto Show in Detroit a lot of new SUV’s and trucks are presented. The word ‘Trucks’ is used mainly for pickup trucks, but they are the closest thing to real trucks as far as I’m concerned. Here you see the new Hyundai Santa Cruz  in pickup layout. Looking very good if you…Continue Reading

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