Category Archives: Vans

How DHL became a car-manufactorer

How DHL became a car-manufactorer

DHL, part of the German post company Deutsche Post is now also the producer of cars. Deutsche Post used to be one of the biggest costumers of Volkswagen with thousends of Caddy vans. More and more the post is confronted these days with emission-free zones and that is where they need electric traction. The traditonal car…Continue Reading

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Mercedes shows Pickup concept X-Class

Mercedes shows Pickup concept X-Class

  Mercedes-Benz has presented the new X-Class pickup truck. This model will be available in about one year and Mercedes is aiming at the luxury market with the vehicle. The X-Class is based on the Nissan Navara platform, just like the Renault Alaskan pickup. The pickup has a very good lookin design and also the…Continue Reading

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MAN unveils the TGE

MAN unveils the TGE

With the MAN TGE, MAN enters the world of transporter vehicles for the first time since the seventies. What started at 7.5 tonnes in the past now has a total permitted weight of 3.0 tonnes. With the TGE, MAN puts a lightweight commercial vehicle on wheels that convinces users who have worked with its big…Continue Reading

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Schmitz Cargobull bodybuilder for new Crafter

Schmitz Cargobull bodybuilder for new Crafter

Schmitz Cargobull is going to build body’s for the new VW Crafter chassis-cab models. The German trailerbuilder has formed a new company by the name Truckbody GmbH. This company is going to build the boxes in Berlin. Schmitz is planning to build furniture boxes and isolated body’s for the new Crafter vans. The plan is…Continue Reading

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New Volkswagen Crafter

New Volkswagen Crafter

Volkswagen has released first pictures of the new Crafter. The heaviest van of Volkswagen will be built in a brandnew plant in Poland, just outside of Poznan. The new van will have a brother with an MAN badge, soon to be unveiled as well. This MAN will be called the TGE, and we expect this…Continue Reading

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VW Amarok V6

VW Amarok V6

Volkswagen introduced the new Amarok with the 3 liter V6 diesel engine. This will be the new standard engine for Europe and Euro-6 markets. The new Amarok comes first with 163, 204 and 224 Hp. Later a smaller version of the V6 will be launched with about 120 Hp.Continue Reading

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