Freightliner competes with Tesla and Nicola

Freightliner competes with Tesla and Nicola

Freightliner has presented the full electric version of the Cascadia Class 8 truck in the USA. This is the answer of Daimler to Tesla and Nikola that presented their electric long haul trucks earlyer. There are no technical details of the new Freightliner, but the power output should be more than 700 Hp compared to…Continue Reading

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Electric Dennis Eagle garbage truck

Electric Dennis Eagle garbage truck

Dennis Eagle has presented a fully electric eCollect garbage truck at the IFTA exhibition in Munich. The truck will be available as a 26-ton 6×2 chassis in a narrow configuration with a 19m³ narrow rear loading body and automatic split-bin lift. The production should begin in 2019. Before production starts Dennis will start field tests…Continue Reading

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New Ford truck caught on photo!

New Ford truck caught on photo!

And there she is, the new heavy Ford truck from Turkey without camouflage! This photo was sent in anonymous but I think it was made at the Ford fascility’s in Turkey. The design of the large cab is modern, and it looks like the designers made a real study of European trucks. There is a…Continue Reading

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Production stop Scania V8

Production stop Scania V8

The production of Scania V8 models comes to a temporary end due to problems with the German supplier of the engineblocks. There were some rumours about this but now there are official letters sent to costumers that orders will be delayed and the order intake is stopped for the time being. As reason for the…Continue Reading

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Another glimpse of the new Ford

Another glimpse of the new Ford

The new Ford heavy truck that is going to be revealed at the IAA 2018 in Hannover is going to be a big suprise. How often does it happen that a new brand comes to the European market with a new product? We are very anctious to see the new truck and here is another…Continue Reading

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First glimpse of Tesla pick-up truck

First glimpse of Tesla pick-up truck

Tesla intends to make serious business of the segment of best sold vehicles in the US. The thing is, this first sketch promises something that looks quite different from a traditional pick-up truck. Yet, this is what Tesla showed. The pick-up truck looks more like a vehicle meant to drive on the surface of Mars,…Continue Reading

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4th ‘nextgen’ Scania T produced by Vlastuin

4th ‘nextgen’ Scania T produced by Vlastuin

Dutch company Vlastuin has build the fourth ‘Nextgen’ bonneted Scania for Geurts Trucks. The truck is based on a Scania S650 Highline and is being rebuild by Vlastuin. The cab is set back and the bonnet is Vlastuin’s own design. The design of the artwork is inspired by the trucks of Svempas from Sweden. These…Continue Reading

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Volkswagen, Ford study van-alliance

Volkswagen, Ford study van-alliance

Volkswagen and Ford have started negotiations to form a van alliance. Volkswagen used to have such an alliance with Daimler, which ended in 2013. The objective of such an alliance is to cut costs in the development of a new generation of clean vans. Volkswagen was urged by it’s commissioners to start talks with Ford.…Continue Reading

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