DAF shows aerodynamic proto’s

DAF shows aerodynamic proto’s

DAF Trucks has presented the aerodynamic prototypes that were used for the development of the new XF and XG series. The last years DAF has tested a series of models in the windtunnel to find out what design the best result gives for maximum aerodynamics. The backward leaning model that is shown here was only…Continue Reading

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DAF: 15 liter engine?

DAF: 15 liter engine?

Rumours say that DAF is looking at a more powerfull engine for the new generation. At this moment the most powerfull DAF engine, the Paccar MX13 has 530 Hp. That is enough for most transport operations, but in on markets like Norway, Sweden and Australia engines with 600 Hp or more are demanded. At the…Continue Reading

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Nissan Frontier Pro 4×4

Nissan Frontier Pro 4×4

Nissan has shown the first photo’s of the new Frontier Pro 4×4 pickup truck. This midsize pickup is produced in the USA and comes with a 2.8 liter V6 petrol engine with 310 Hp and 381 Nm. The gearbox is a nine speed automatic and a transfer case for high and low gears. With the…Continue Reading

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Cummins Hydrogen injection engines

Cummins Hydrogen injection engines

Cummins is testing hydrogen injection engines in the USA. The tests include both 6,7 liter and the 15 liter engines. Cummins has a lot of experience with gas engines and the idea is now to have them ready for production in 2025. Other engine producers like Paccar are also developing H2o combustion engines for the…Continue Reading

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New streamline kit for Volvo FH

New streamline kit for Volvo FH

In the race to get even more kilometers out of one liter of fuel Volvo is now testing a new streamline kit for the FH models. With rubber seals round the lights in the front, new, larger rubber flaps in the gap between the doors and the body and longer rubber flaps on the sideskirts…Continue Reading

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RAM Dakota for 2024

RAM Dakota for 2024

Rumours in the industrie say that RAM is planning the comeback of the Dakota mid size pickup for 2024. The truck looks like a downsized RAM 1500 and it is going to be powered by a 3,6 liter V6 petrol or a 3.0 liter Ecodiesel. There is also talk about a hybrid version of the…Continue Reading

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Volvo Trucks takes over JMC in China

Volvo Trucks takes over JMC in China

Volvo Trucks takes over the Chinese truck manufactorer JMC for more than 100 milion Euro’s. JMC produces in the Shanxi area. Volvo is planning to start the production of Volvo Trucks in China for the huge domestic market. Production is planned to start in 2022. Up to now Volvo was involved in Dongfeng in China.…Continue Reading

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BYD 7,5 ton truck in Holland

BYD 7,5 ton truck in Holland

The Chinese truck and bus brand BYD has shipped the first ten BYD ETM6, 7,5 ton full electric trucks to Holland. This means there is another truckbrand added to the market. The truck has a modern designed cab and a reach of 200 kilometers. BYD is represented in The Netherlands by Bluekens EV and Nijwa…Continue Reading

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BMC coming to Europe

BMC coming to Europe

The Turkish BMC trucks are coming to Europe. The first truck already has its European homologation and after Spain The Netherlands is going to be the second European market for BMC. After the launch on the IAA in 2018 it was a bit quiet but now suddenly the trucks are entering the European market. The…Continue Reading

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