New DAF; Large cab, compact exhaust system

New DAF; Large cab, compact exhaust system

The new DAF trucks are everywhere these days in field tests with customers. This one was spotted by Piet Oversloot. Thanks for the photo’s Piet! We see a large cab and it seems that the front overhang is larger than before. This results in more space behind the driver, and that is promissing! Another detail…Continue Reading

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First Nikola Tre BEV

First Nikola Tre BEV

The joint venture between Iveco and Nikola is still going strong, and what you see here is not an Iveco S-Way with Nikola stickers but a Nikola Tre truck. The long wheelbased tractor unit is not a fuel cell truck, but a batery electric vehicle, BEV. This is the first that was assembled in Ulm,…Continue Reading

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More detail on the new DAF

More detail on the new DAF

This time we got photo’s of Reyer de Jong who caught a new DAF in The Netherlands. It is a field test truck with probably the new Space Cab. We did see another version with an even larger cab, that could be the new Super Space Cab. That is, if DAF is continuing those names.…Continue Reading

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Another new DAF

Another new DAF

And again we got a photo of a DAF prototype on a test run. DAF seems to have started field tests with customers to test the new generation in the real world. The truck we see here has the new big cab and this one seems to have an extended front end. This truck has…Continue Reading

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Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG together in fuel-cell joint venture

Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG together in fuel-cell joint venture

The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, as well as other applications. The ambition of both partners is to make the new company a leading global manufacturer of fuel-cells,…Continue Reading

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DAF Fieldtest started

DAF Fieldtest started

Today we got these photo’s of a DAF prototype with a trailer of a transport company. It looks like the fieldtest has started now. What we see here could be the next DAF CF, because the photos we got before show a higher cab. It seems that DAF is going to build a modular concept…Continue Reading

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Hummer EV Sold out in one hour time!

Hummer EV Sold out in one hour time!

General Motors has launched the new Hummer EV, a complete electric heavy duty full size pickup truck. With three electric engines with a total of more than 1000 Hp this giant is already popular. The new Hummer EV has unique features like crab walking, a stunning acceleration and the tough looks of a Hummer. Production…Continue Reading

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Total invests in Hyzon Motors

Total invests in Hyzon Motors

The French oil company Total invests 15 Milion Dollar in Hyzon Motors. Hyzon Motors says they have already 400 trucks on the road with fuel cell technology. The ambition is to have 5000 Fuel Cell trucks and busses on the road in the next five years in Europe, Asia and North America. Oil company Total…Continue Reading

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Toyota works with Hino on Fuel Cell truck for USA

Toyota works with Hino on Fuel Cell truck for USA

Toyota Motor North America and Hino USA work together on a heavy fuel cell truck for the North American market. The experienced truck builder Hino developed the new XL series, a conventional Class 8 truck. This truck is being tested with Toyota fuel cell technology. Apart from this developement both partners als work on a…Continue Reading

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