Author Archives: Iep van der Meer

Renault steamline truck with extended aerodynamic front

Renault steamline truck with extended aerodynamic front

Renault Trucks has shown a first illustration of how the new, longer cab should look like. The longer front is for better aerodynamics, and also for more safety for other road users. The Renault Optifuel Lab 3 is developed as a part of the FALCON project. Optifuel Lab 3 combines technologies aimed at optimizing aerodynamics,…Continue Reading

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Sisu Polar Hauler heavy transport tractor

Sisu Polar Hauler heavy transport tractor

Finnish truckbrand Sisu is using Mercedes-Benz components that are combined with their own chassis and axles. Here we see a Sisu Polar Hauler heavy transport tractor, ready for 70 ton on the tractor, and good for total GVW’s of 300 ton. The 625 Hp Mercedes OM473 engine is combined with an Eaton Fuller 18+4 gearbox…Continue Reading

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Bonneted European Euro-6 trucks

Bonneted European Euro-6 trucks

Europe is not known for bonneted trucks these days, but some companies keep trying to produce a bonneted version of the latest Euro-6 trucks. We all know the Iveco Strator, a bonneted Iveco truck that is rebuild in by CFG in The Netherlands. Dozens of these Strator trucks are running all over Europe now, and…Continue Reading

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MAN autonomous safety vehicle for road construction work

MAN autonomous safety vehicle for road construction work

MAN has done tests with an autonomous driving safety vehicle that secures roadworks. The MAN TGM follows another truck, while warning oncomming traffic for the roadworks. This only works when driving at low speed. This can save lives, because a lot of accidents happen with traffic colliding with these vehicles. The MAN TGM can also…Continue Reading

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Hyundai Fuel Cell truck

Hyundai Fuel Cell truck

Hyundai is presenting a heavy fuel cell truck. The Official presentation is planned for 2019 but the press release shows an artist impression of the fuel cell truck just before the IAA2018 in Hannover. Hyundai has a lot of experience with fuel cell vehicles. The last 20 years the Korean company took the lead with…Continue Reading

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New BMC spotted! Update!

New BMC spotted! Update!

This picture was taken last summer in Spain, and we think this is a new Iveco. What do you think? The grille looks a bit different and remindes of the Pegaso Troner, but we do think this is the lowroof version of the next Iveco. We did publish the new Iveco leaked photo’s before, you…Continue Reading

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