Six tyres on one axle!

Six tyres on one axle!

Veldhuizen Wagenbouw has developed a new trailer axle that combines a very low hight with a high axle load. The wheels are fitted with 155/70R12 tyres. This is made possible with a special wheel design. The axle load of these axles is 5 tonnes, which makes them intersting for transporting high vehicles in countries where…Continue Reading

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Daimler shows artist impression of new Sprinter

Daimler shows artist impression of new Sprinter

During the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, NACV Daimler has presented the first glimps of the new Sprinter. The design sketch indicates that the most important market launch in the van sector in 2018 will also set new standards in terms of appearance. After the divorce in the production between the VW Crafter and the Sprinter Daimler had to…Continue Reading

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Kamaz with Actros cab.

Kamaz with Actros cab.

At the commercial vehicles exhibition COMTRANS 2017, KAMAZ showed a prototype of a new heavy duty tractor called KAMAZ 54901. We did show the truck before but this picture of the truck in the real world gives a better impression. The truck has the Actros cab with a new designed grille. KAMAZ plans to start…Continue Reading

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Turkish- Chinese Ford trucks on test

Turkish- Chinese Ford trucks on test

We got these photo’s from one of our friends who tells us that these are the Turkish Ford trucks, being tested by a Chinese company, the Jiangling Motor Corporation. This company builds lightweight trucks but now they are working on a heavy truck together with the Turkish Ford brand. The trucks are going to be sold…Continue Reading

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Scania: electric handbrake as an option

Scania: electric handbrake as an option

Scania has presented a new option for the new generation of trucks. Like the other Swedish truckbrand now Scania also offers an electric handbrake. This is not the standard brake, but an option. Another option is the ‘Clutch on demand.’ The clutch pedal can be ignored but when the driver decides he wants more control…Continue Reading

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Mack reveals ‘Anthem’

Mack reveals ‘Anthem’

Mack Trucks has unveiled a new long distance tractor for their US homemarket called Anthem. According to Mack the new Anthem is ‘designed for drivers’. The new Anthem can be ordered with various engine and transmission options. Available are 11 and 13 litre engines, the most powerful of them, a thirteen litre, being equiped with…Continue Reading

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Girteka buys 2,000 Volvo’s

Girteka buys 2,000 Volvo’s

Girteka Logistics, one of Europe’s largest road transport companies, has ordered 2,000 new Volvo FH trucks to grow and renew its fleet. Roger Alm, Volvo Trucks SVP Europe presented the symbolic key to the new Volvo vehicles to Girteka Logistics, Chairman Mindaugas Raila in Gothenburg. Girteka Logistics, one of the biggest European transport companies, has…Continue Reading

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VW Delivery for Latin America

VW Delivery for Latin America

Volkswagen has presented the new Delivery range in Brazil. This is the product for the 3,5 up to 13 tonnes for Latin America and other demanding markets. In the Volkswagen Truck Group we did espect to see more of a global platform but this Delivery small truck has nothing to do with the European products…Continue Reading

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DAF delivers 500th truck in Jordan

DAF delivers 500th truck in Jordan

DAF has delivered its 500th truck to Jordan. This is, according to DAF, much more than just a milestone as the Eindhoven-based truck manufacturer, considering its very recent entry into the Jordanian market in 2014. The delivery of a DAF CF85 4×2 Euro3 tractor is indicative of the strong position of DAF Trucks in Jordan,…Continue Reading

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