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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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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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Renault tests 3D printed diesel engines

Renault tests 3D printed diesel engines

Truck manufacturer Renault tests a 3D printed version of the well known DTI 5 diesel engine, which is being used in the light versions of the D-Series Renault trucks. According to several sources, 3Dprinted engines are lighter and theytherefore use less fuel. Metal 3D printing is being tested by many companies, the Renault case is…Continue Reading

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Eaton and Cummins cooperate more closely

Eaton and Cummins cooperate more closely

Transmission specialist Eaton and engine constructor Cummins intend to work together more closely. This already showed with the SmartAdvantage driveline, combining softwareprogramme’s to have an engine and a transmission understand each other more or less during tough operational conditions. Looking for sustainable solutions, it is believed that both company’s work jointly on a double clutch…Continue Reading

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Scania starts gearbox cooperation with MAN

Scania starts gearbox cooperation with MAN

Scania is starting extensive cooperation with MAN regarding gearboxes for heavy commercial vehicles. MAN will gradually introduce Scania´s current gearbox range from 2016 and the companies will cooperate on future generations. This will mean faster delivery of improved products to customers, as well as more efficient use of production units and research and development resources.…Continue Reading

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Pneumatic landing legs should save time, weight and fuel

Pneumatic landing legs should save time, weight and fuel

British company Prime Transport Solutions is about to introduce it’s pneumatic landing gear on the European market. Although a European company, PTS preferred to introduce it’s landing gear in American and Australian markets in the first place. The system taps air from the braking system. Still, there’s no need to interfere with EBS or any…Continue Reading

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Freightliner fits Jost

Freightliner fits Jost

The American Dailmler brand Freightliner is going to mount Jost fifth wheel couplings from now on as standard. The American market leader signed the contract with Jost last week. Freightliner will use the JSK 36 mm couplings as standard on Freightliner trucks but DTNA will also offer the lightweight JSK 36 coupling to the Western…Continue Reading

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New Michelin long distance tyres

With the new  MICHELIN X® LINETM Energy™ Michelin presents the third generation of energy saving long-distance truck and trailer tyres. Michelin wants to help transport companies to reduce fuel by offering these smart new tyres with low rolling resistance. Michelin claims that not only the rolling resistance is lower, the new generation is also suposed…Continue Reading

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