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Volkswagen and Porsche logistics testing MAN e-Truck

Volkswagen and Porsche logistics testing MAN e-Truck

Volkswagen and Porsche are testing the prototype of the MAN e-Truck. The truck is used in the parts- and car logistics over short distances near the production plants in Leipzig and Zwickau, Germany. The MAN e-Truck has a maximum speed of 85 km/h and it is capable of driving with 40 tons GVW. The battery’s…Continue Reading

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International RH Series

International RH Series

International Trucks launched the new RH Series, a new Class 8 regional-haul tractor at the 2017 ExpoCam truck show. The RH Series trucks are equipped with the International A26 12.4L engine. A very familiar engine that we know as the MAN D26 engine. International is now partly in the hands of the Volkswagen Group and…Continue Reading

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International A26 engine developed by MAN

International A26 engine developed by MAN

International Trucks, the latest Volkswagen Group company introduced the new A26 engine for the North American market. The A26 is the MAN D26 engine, redesigned for the American market. The engine has a displacement of 12,4 litres and has an output of 475 Hp. International claims the new engine is more than 300 kilo lighter…Continue Reading

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Volkswagen’s alliance with Navistar approved

Volkswagen’s alliance with Navistar approved

The intended cooperation between Volkswagen Truck & Bus and American truck manufacturer Navistar has been approved by authorities. Volkswagen invests 256 million dollar in the US firm, gaining the Germans a 16,6% stake in Navistar.  With this transaction the young truck division of Volkswagen gains a serious foothold on the American truckmarket. As part of…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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Truckrace season ends with Reinert Racing Team in top rankings

Truckrace season ends with Reinert Racing Team in top rankings

The FIA Truck Racing Championship season has come to an end on the legendary Bugatti circuit in Le Mans, France, from 7th to 9th October. The team Reinert Racing, supported by EUROPART, celebrated the most successful end of the season this weekend with two victories by Steffi Halm, a second place by René Reinert and…Continue Reading

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MAN takes TGX D38 to Australia

MAN takes TGX D38 to Australia

After more than 18 months of local research, testing and development, MAN Trucks has released its all-new TGX D38 truck to the Australian market at launch events in Brisbane. The TGX flagship aims to establish the European brand as a major player in the 15-litre, heavy-duty truck market. Before an industry elite, including Penske Corporation…Continue Reading

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Scania develops 13 litre engine for VW Group

Scania develops 13 litre engine for VW Group

Volkswagen Truck & Bus is eagerly looking to find savings by letting it’s truck manufacturers cooperate as much as possible. Right after the German IAA-show, some structure of the very young Truck & Bus Group of Volkswagen starts to show. Volkswagen wants Scania to develop drivelines and it wants MAN to work on chassis parts,…Continue Reading

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Volkswagen buys share in Navistar

Volkswagen buys share in Navistar

Volkswagen Truck & Bus Holding seeks expansion of it’s activities on the US market. Sources confirm that VW intends to buy a 16,6% stake in US truck manufacturer Navistar. VW intends to pay 256 million dollars in this transaction. Recently appointed CEO Andreas Renschler, formerly working at arch rival Daimler, intends to broaden the scope…Continue Reading

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