Category Archives: Mercedes-Benz

This is how you move 28 metre tanks

This is how you move 28 metre tanks

In the first issue of BIGtruck Online Magazine, we present a unique transport of 28 metre high tanks, which are produced somewhere in Holland. At Mammoet, they know how to handle such equipment. A Scheuerle platform was brought onto the scene, as well as a lot of knowledge and some big Mercedes trucks. Check out all…Continue Reading

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Mercedes X-class uncovered!

Mercedes X-class uncovered!

When everyone always has a camera at hand, this can happen. On the web we find this picture of an uncovered X-Class Mercedes pick-up, a few months before introduction. The X-Class is clearly an offspring of the Nissan Navarra, as ties between Mercedes and Renault seem to become ever tighter. Both companies share a lot…Continue Reading

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Mercedes studies new Actros versions for China and Brazil

Mercedes studies new Actros versions for China and Brazil

Mercedes-Benz has a fine cooperation with Foton in China, but it has announced that it intends to sell it’s own Actros truck as well. Also, Mercedes is looking to replace the Actros they sell in Brazil, with a version of the present Actros we all  know in Europe. The Mercedes shown in this picture was…Continue Reading

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Renault unveils Alaskan pick-up

Renault unveils Alaskan pick-up

Renault are introducing their own version of a pick-up truck, clealy based on the Nisan Navarra. The new Renault shares the chassis, engines, bodywork and advanced rear wheel suspension. This means that the Renault also gets a 2.3 dCi engine, with a choice of a 160 and a 190 hp version. The Alaskan has independent…Continue Reading

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Mercedes Actros 6555 six leggers for sale

Mercedes Actros 6555 six leggers for sale

Usually, at Iepieleaks, we are no ‘advertisers’ for trucks which are for sale, anywhere. But here’s the exception. In Holland, there are three brand new six axle Actros chassis for sale, with a length of fifteen metres/45 feet. These exceptional trucks are often used as a basis for mobile concrete pumps. The trucks are entirely…Continue Reading

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New picture of the Mercedes pick-up truck

New picture of the Mercedes pick-up truck

On the web we found this stil unofficial picture of the upcoming, all-new Mercedes-benz pick-up truck. This is an entirely new segment for Daimler, which wants to compete with Volkswagen, Toyota and Ford. The new Mercedes shares much technology with the also upcoming Renault Alaskan, of which prototypes were shown on auto shows last year.…Continue Reading

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Daimler puts first autonomous truck on the road

Daimler puts first autonomous truck on the road

At the Hoover Dam in American State of Nevada, Daimler has put the first autonomous truck on the road. The State of Nevada granted this truck a special licenseplate to help Daimler with further development of this project. At the Mid American Trucking Show, Daimlers US truck division Freightliner already showed an Innovation Truck, which…Continue Reading

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Official: Mercedes-Nissan pickup

Official: Mercedes-Nissan pickup

After our speculations about the announced Mercedes-Benz pickup truck we received a press release confirming our thoughts. Yes, the new Mercedes-Benz pickup truck is going to be a joint cooperation with Nissan on the base of the NP-300. And yes, that is what we know as the Nissan Navara. It is not the first time…Continue Reading

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Mercedes-Benz to launch midsize pickup

Mercedes-Benz to launch midsize pickup

We have been speculating on Iepieleaks how long it would take before Daimler would launch a pickup-truck, and now it is official: Mercedes-Benz Vans has anounched the launch of a midsize pickup before the end of this decade. In the press release Mercedes mentions the development of their own pickup but in our opinion that…Continue Reading

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