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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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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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New Renault Sherpa rallytruck on test!

New Renault Sherpa rallytruck on test!

Mammoet Rallysport is testing the new Renault Trucks Sherpa rallytruck for the Dakar 2017. The previous Sherpa burnt down some time ago and the team worked very hard with MKR Adventure to build a new truck for the rally. At this moment Dutch pilot Martin van den Brink is testing the truck to get all…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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New generation Renault T-Trucks

New generation Renault T-Trucks

Renault Trucks is improving the T-Series with new engine’s, less weight and optimised airodynamics. Also new is the introduction of a GPS based predictive cruise control system with the name Optivision. This Optivision is probably the Renault version of the Volvo I-See. The other way around is the expertation that the engine news that Renault…Continue Reading

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Kraz 8×4 with Renault cab

Kraz 8×4 with Renault cab

The Ukrainian truckbrand Kraz has presented the new 8×4 truck with the type Kraz 7233C4. The truck has a Renault Premium cab from the first generation. The engine is a Russian YAMZ 6501 engine, based on an old Renault design. Other options are Chinese Weichai and Turkish Ford engines. The gearbox is said to be…Continue Reading

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New Renault Pickup!

New Renault Pickup!

And there is the all new Renault Pickup truck! The pickup is basicly the same as the new Nissan Navara NP300. The same platform will later also be the basic structure for a new Mercedes-Benz pickup. After Volkswagen that has the succesfull Amarok this means a real boost for the pickup segment in Europe. We…Continue Reading

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Renault Maxity Fuel Cell on test

Renault Maxity Fuel Cell on test

The French national mailservice ‘La Poste’ and Renault Trucks are testing the Renault Maxity truck with a fuel cell added to the electric driveline. Hence, the heavy batteries can stay away and the Maxity can theoretically drive about 200 km on one tank of hydrogen. The fuel cell considerably increases the range of the Maxity,…Continue Reading

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