T-pod on public roads

T-pod on public roads

In November Einride and DB Schenker – a global leading forwarder and logistics service provider – initiated the first installation of an autonomous, all-electric truck or “T-pod” at a DB Schenker facility in Jönköping, Sweden. It was the first commercial installation of its kind in the world. The T-pod is an electric autonomous driverless truck…Continue Reading

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Update! DAF prototype spotted

Update! DAF prototype spotted

DAF Trucks is working on the future models for the heavy truck series. There have been rumours for a long time about the new project but now one of the prototype trucks was spotted on the public roads in The Netherlands. The shape of the windscreen does look like the one we have seen the…Continue Reading

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Volvo FM scale model!

Volvo FM scale model!

And there is the first photo of the new Volvo FM scale model! These photo’s were sent in by one of our fans but the story does not tell if this is a factory product or the work of a scale model truck builder. The green FM looks good and this could well be the…Continue Reading

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New Iveco or facelift?

New Iveco or facelift?

The new Iveco cab we saw on www.iepieleaks.nl could be not as new as we think it is. One of our readers made a study of the photo’s and he found out some interesting details. He writes: ,,Obviously the cabin will still be pretty much the same as the one introduced in the last century…Continue Reading

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Volvo testing FM and FH

Volvo testing FM and FH

We published some photo’s of the new Volvo FM that is being tested at the moment. The new generation of the Volvo FM is espected to be launched later this year but there is more news coming up! On the website 40ton.net we now find even more photo’s of the FM, but also of the…Continue Reading

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New Volvo FM photo!

New Volvo FM photo!

Volvo is working on the next FM and we showed photo’s before where we see the side of the truck. Here is the first picture of the front end of the cab. The photo was sent in by one of our readers who wants to stay anonymous. Have you seen anything interesting on the road?…Continue Reading

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New Volvo FM and a possible new Mack truck

In the US, speculations in the media arise as if Mack is developing a new lighter truck, in Class 7. This can hardly be a coincident. It happens at the time when Volvo is finishing it’s new medium size FM-line-up in the European mid-segment. Mack is reported be losing marketshare while the share of lighter…Continue Reading

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Iveco LNG and Diesel?

Iveco LNG and Diesel?

The pictures we published last week of the new, and heavy camouflaged Iveco trucks show a nice detail. We didn’t notice but one of our readers pointed at the LNG tank in combination with what seems to be a diesel tank on the chassis. That diesel tank is too big for the nightheater. Does this…Continue Reading

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