Freightliner Supertruck 2023

Freightliner Supertruck 2023

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), a subsidiary of Daimler Truck, revealed the Freightliner SuperTruck II in Las Vegas this week, which uses a variety of technical innovations to demonstrate efficiency potential in freight transportation. The concept vehicle was developed as part of the SuperTruck program co-funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, which aims to…Continue Reading

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Volvo NH 16 wrecker

Volvo NH 16 wrecker

This is going to be the latest wrecker of Wolves in The Netherlands. The truck is a Volvo FH16 that is converted into a bonneted truck by Vlastuin Truckopbouw. The truck is now being build up and we hope to see it finished later this year.Continue Reading

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Scania: closer look at the XL cab

Scania: closer look at the XL cab

At the event Scania Winter 2023 in Norway Scania showed the new XL cab for the first time to the press. The XL version is 27 cm longer than the standard cab. Like Volvo with the XXL cab Scania also builds an extra panel behind the side air deflectors. Because of this you can’t see…Continue Reading

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What trucknews will 2023 bring?

What trucknews will 2023 bring?

The year 2023 has started and we are looking forward for the trucknews of this year. There is a lot of news coming our way, since every truck manufacturer seems to be working on a longer, streamlined cab. The new generation of DAF is very succesfull and it created a shockwave through the truck industry.…Continue Reading

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DAF Winter testing new stuff?

DAF Winter testing new stuff?

One of our Iepieleaks spies caught these DAF trucks, heading North on the A4 near Docksta in the North of Sweden. The DAF XD service truck gives away that this is not just a demotruck, driven by a costumer but this is a winter test. Now, since DAF launched all their news the last months…Continue Reading

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Volvo makes streamline visible

Volvo makes streamline visible

With the new Volvo FH Efficiency demo the Dutch Volvo Trucks organisation makes the streamline of the truck visible with colours. Dutch designer Niels van Roij made the design, after studying the streamline of the FH series. He used the colours of the Swedish flag for the design of the truck. Volvo claims 10% more…Continue Reading

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Eu Type Aproval for Tevva

Eu Type Aproval for Tevva

British electric vehicle manufacturer Tevva has hit another major milestone after securing European Community Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA) for its 7.5 tonne (t) battery-electric truck. It means that Tevva can start producing and selling in volume across the UK and Europe and represents the key regulatory step in the development and commercialisation of all…Continue Reading

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Chinese King of the Road

Chinese King of the Road

The Chinese truckbrand Shacman seems to be the new King of the Road with an 800 Hp truck. The Shacman X6000 800 has 30 Hp more than the Scania 770 V8. Also the torque is higher with 3750 Nm thet is 50 Nm more than the Scania V8 770. The Shacman is the strongest truck…Continue Reading

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Crashtesting electric Volvo trucks

Crashtesting electric Volvo trucks

The electrification of road transport brings new challenges to the truck producers. What happens to the high voltage installation in a crash? And how to prevent fire in a crash? For Volvo Trucks reason for a crash test program with the new e-trucks. Safety is key for Volvo trucks and that is also the case…Continue Reading

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New Dutch test with Super Eco Combi

New Dutch test with Super Eco Combi

In The Netherlands there is going to be a new test with the Super Eco Combi. These 34,5 meter long vehicles include two 13,6 meter trailers. That means a huge saving on emissions and it is a way to solve the driver shortage! Sweden is going to allow these combinations from august 2023 on the…Continue Reading

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