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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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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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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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Volvo 12×4 with Erkin 375 T/m crane

Volvo 12×4 with Erkin 375 T/m crane

This Volvo 12×4 chassis was specialy rebuilt by Terberg Specials to be able to carry the spectacular Erkin ‘World of Power’ 375 T/m crane. This huge monster has a maximum height of 64 metres and a reach of max 58 metres. The Turkish Erkin crane is probably the biggest truck mounted cranes in the world.…Continue Reading

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Toyota develops fuel cell driveline for trucks

Toyota develops fuel cell driveline for trucks

As sales of their fuel cell passenger car fall short, Toyota is looking for other ways to justify it’s considerable investments in fuelcell technology.  Therefore, the company introduces a class 8 truck concept which enjoys two fuel cell systems derived  from passenger car Toyota Mirai. The truck generates 670 hp and can handle gross vehicle…Continue Reading

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Hybrid driveline for Volvo concepttruck

Hybrid driveline for Volvo concepttruck

Volvo Trucks first unveiled the Volvo Concept Truck in May 2016, and it says it has now developed and enhanced the vehicle even further. In addition to the improvements in aerodynamics, rolling resistance and reduced weight, the new version also features a hybrid powertrain – one of the first of its kind for heavy-duty trucks…Continue Reading

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And even more new Scania P-models on the road!

And even more new Scania P-models on the road!

Now here are two more photo’s of the future Scania P- series with the sleeper cab with standard roof hight. These look ready and have no camouflage on them anymore. The photo’s were sent in by Jonas Alfons who sent them in to Iepieleaks.nl. The espectation is that the launch is comming soon, and maybe even…Continue Reading

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MAN tests e-truck in Vienna

MAN tests e-truck in Vienna

MAN starts a test programme with it’s recently introduced e-truck which was unveiled at the IAA in Hanover late last year. MAN has selected a number of customers who need to unload goods in Vienna to participate on this trial. As from the year 2021, MAN intends to produce this electric truck in larger numbers.…Continue Reading

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European trial with autonomous trucks

European trial with autonomous trucks

The Netherlands, Sweden, germany, Spain, Austria and 21 other European countries intend to jointly set up a trial with autonomous vehicles. This was agreed on during a meeting on connected and autonomous vehicles with the Dutch Ministry of Traffic and Environment recently in Amsterdam. In urban areas and in thinly populated areas countries intend to…Continue Reading

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LNG trucks at Vos Logistics: Hot Wheels

LNG trucks at Vos Logistics: Hot Wheels

In the ambition to further reduce CO2 emission, Vos Logistics introduced LNG trucks, (trucks operating on Liquefied Natural Gas)  in the international mega trailer network  back in 2015. For this purpose, truck manufacturer Iveco developed five LNG low deck prototypes equipped with double fuel tanks allowing for a range of up to 1,000 kilometers. These trucks…Continue Reading

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