Special Volvo FM crewcab

Special Volvo FM crewcab

This Volvo FM crewcab was spotted by one of our friends during transport. This is probably going to be a heavy fire fighter truck, on its way to the bodybuilder. The double cab of the Volvo FM is not a common vehicle and we are curious if this is an official Volvo cab. And speaking…Continue Reading

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Scania: 10 ton front axles for XT models

Scania: 10 ton front axles for XT models

During the event Scania Winter the Swedish truckbrand anounched 10 ton front axles for the XT range. This heavy duty front axle is only available with parabolic steel suspension. The biggest air suspended front axle has a capacity of nine tonnes. Other product news is for mining aplications. Scania now offeres trucks with a payload of…Continue Reading

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Pick-up party in Detroit

Pick-up party in Detroit

At the Detroit Auto Show, the American industry showed their new pick-up trucks. First, there’s the new Chevy Silverado, which has received a high, massive front with small, highly positioned lights. Should you prefer, the new Chevy can shut down seven of it’s eight cylinders and it can also be had with a three litre…Continue Reading

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Surus: Zero emission autonomous mobile cargo platform

Surus: Zero emission autonomous mobile cargo platform

General Motors has presented a sollution for the worlds toughest transportation challenges with the help of the flexible autonomous fuel cell platform. The name is the Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure, or SURUS. The concept has been developed for civilian use, but can also be used for military purposes. GM SURUS is a two-axle platform,…Continue Reading

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Design study for Iveco

Design study for Iveco

What we see here is a design study for a next generation of Iveco, problably made by a student or someone with a design hobby. Iepieleaks got these shots from one of the Iepieleaks fans out there, but has no idea who made these great looking illustrations. We know these are no official Iveco design…Continue Reading

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Kamaz starts new engine assembly

Kamaz starts new engine assembly

Russian truck manufacturer Kamaz will start assembling engines on a new line from March this year in a newly built plant. In the past, Kamaz relied for decades on an ancient and relatively inefficient V8 design. Now, together with German company Liebherr, the Russians developed an inline six twelve litre engine, said to become available…Continue Reading

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Paccar prepares autonomous technology, fuel cell

Paccar prepares autonomous technology, fuel cell

Paccar will be showing two novelties at the CES in Las Vegas. It will show autonomous truck technology on a Peterbilt 579 and  a fuel cell driven Kenworth T680. The projects were initiated following the US governments Super Truck project. From this project, Paccar received a 2,1 million dollar support to develop these new technologies.…Continue Reading

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