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New MAN in 2020

New MAN in 2020

For some time we have shown photo’s of a new generation of MAN trucks and now it is official: It is going to be launched on 10 february 2020 in Bilbao. This was officialy stated during the Traton Innovation Days in Södertalje by MAN CEO J. Drees. The new MAN will have the existing cab…Continue Reading

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ZF DAF Hybrid fieldtest

ZF DAF Hybrid fieldtest

Today a DAF Hybrid truck was spotted in Friedrichshafen. It is a truck that is owned by ZF and it seems to be on a field test with a customer. The photo’s were made by one of our Iepieleaks spies and he was so kind to blur the face in the mirror, the licence plate…Continue Reading

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New GAZ models at Comtrans 2019

New GAZ models at Comtrans 2019

At the COMTRANS 2019 exhibition GAZ Group presents a whole range of new models of light commercial vehicles, medium-duty trucks, buses and powertrains. The most notable new product unveiled at the exhibition is the new light commercial vehicle GAZelle NN developed by engineers of Gorky Automobile Plant in the year when the original GAZelle marked…Continue Reading

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New Ural with Iveco cab

New Ural with Iveco cab

On the Comtrans motor show in Moskow the new Ural CP.328P truck is launched. This 6×4 truck has the YaMZ diesel engine with 328 Hp, has a payload of 16,5 ton and a very well known cab. Behind the rather modern looking front there is the old Iveco cab from the seventees. Still going strong…Continue Reading

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Nikola attracts large investors

Nikola attracts large investors

Nikola, the American company that is developing hydrogen trucks for Europe and the USA has attracted major investors. This week CNH, the mother company of Iveco anounched a 250 milion dollar investment in the company. This would give CNH a 25% stake in the start up company. The investment is interesting because there were speculations…Continue Reading

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Hyundai Pavise

Hyundai Pavise

This is the new Hyundai Pavise, officially announced last week by the Korean car giant. Hyundai plans to introduce 17 new electric commercial vehicles until 2025. But so far, surprisingly, the Pavise isn’t one of them.   The Pavise is a medium sized truck with loading capacities ranging from 5,5 to 13,5 tons. The Pavise comes…Continue Reading

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Fieldtest new Volvo FM

Fieldtest new Volvo FM

The next generation of the Volvo FM is now in the fase of fieldtesting with costumers. The truck has a lower version of the FH cab with a new designed front and interior. These changes are also going to be released for the new FH model that will be revealed next year. Probably we also…Continue Reading

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Hyundai Pavise

Hyundai Pavise

And what have we got here? These artist impressions of a new truck named Hyundai Pavis are looking good! After the heavy Hyundai Xcient it seems that the Korean brand is working on a new medium duty truck. Technical details are not known yet but these first drawings look promising.Continue Reading

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Tesla Semi on test

Tesla Semi on test

Tesla is testing the full electric tractor called ‘Semi’ in the USA. The combination is operating at 75.000 LBS which is about 34 ton total weight. The 6×4 tractor unit seems very small on these photo’s and it has a look that will not atract truck drivers if you ask us. The cab is even…Continue Reading

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