New VW Transporter

New VW Transporter

The 7th generation of the Volkswagen Transporter is almost there. The new van has a shared platform with the Ford Transit Connect, but it does have its own VW look and feel. The lines we see have a lot of resemblance with the Id-Buzz of Volkswagen. The new transporter comes as diesel, plug-in hybrid and…Continue Reading

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Breaking! New Scania Longline

Breaking! New Scania Longline

With the new, aerodynamic front design, complying to the new EU rules cabs can be longer. We are all waiting for the Scania sollution for the new front, and it seems they are working hard on it. We published pictures of test trucks with a different grille and bumper before. Until now Scania offered the…Continue Reading

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Tesla Semi for Europe?

Tesla Semi for Europe?

Elon Musk visited the Tesla factory in Berlin where he stated that the factory is also designed to produce the Tesla Semi truck. In a conversation with lokal journalist he said that Tesla is planning to start production for Europe when serie production in the USA has began. At the launch of the Tesla Semi…Continue Reading

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Different frame for Scania electric

Different frame for Scania electric

The Scania 40R and 45R electric trucks look like any other Scania from the outside, but the differences are more than only the driveline and the batteries. We found these illustrations of the chassis layout, and that is completely different on the front end. Where the chassis frame of the diesel versions gets wider at…Continue Reading

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Ford Trucks signs agreement with Iveco

Ford Trucks signs agreement with Iveco

Ford Trucks and Iveco have signed a memorandum of understanding to examine potential synergies. Ford Trucks, the heavy commercial brand of Ford Otosan, and IVECO, the brand of Iveco Group N.V. (EXM: IVG) that designs, manufactures and markets light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore a…Continue Reading

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Windrose EV testing in Europe

Windrose EV testing in Europe

And there is another Chinese truckbrand that has European ambitions. Windrose is going to test the new electric truck in France, and that is only a start. The truck has 729 kWh battery storage on board and that gives it a reach of about 600 km with 49 ton total weight. In France Decathlon tested…Continue Reading

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Actros MP6 is comming

Actros MP6 is comming

Here are some photo’s of the new Mercedes-Benz Actros MP6. The design looks the same as the eActros 600 but this is a diesel version, caught on a test run near Aksaray in Turkey. The cab seems a bit lower but this is the Streamline roof and that has a lower profile.Continue Reading

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Scania’s new face caught!

Scania’s new face caught!

Scania is expected to show its new face this year. Just like the other Swedish truckbrand Scania is also working on aerodynamics and safety to comply to the new European rules. This camouflaged test truck was caught in the north by photographer Guido ten Brink. As espected Scania already complied to most of the new…Continue Reading

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Volvo FHY Aero up to 780 Hp!

Volvo FHY Aero up to 780 Hp!

Volvo Trucks presents the Aero generation, a full line of heavy trucks with a new, streamlined front design, mirrorcams and improved efficiency. The new top model is the new FH16 with a 17 liter engine that provides 780 Hp! The new, streamlined cab makes the XXL version possible in combination with a 13,60 trailer in…Continue Reading

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Volvo FH Aero: First photo!

Volvo FH Aero: First photo!

And there it is, the first photo of the new Volvo FH Aero! The photo was taken in Spain in september last year when the Volvo crew was making photo- and video footage for the launch, monday the 29th of january. Dutch truckdriver Davey Jongbloed was able to catch the truck on his smartphone. And…Continue Reading

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BIGtruck online magazine

bigtruck magazine editie 6 2024

bigtruck magazine Cabinetest 2022