Author Archives: Iep van der Meer

Mercedes Actros Longline?

Mercedes Actros Longline?

This photo was sent in to Iepieleaks and what we see is a Mercedes-Benz Actros with a streched cab! The longer cab looks like it is based on the Streamspace model in the front end, but the roof seems to raise a bit to the back. Hopefully we get more information soon about this beauty!Continue Reading

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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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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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MAN: New engines for TGX and TGS

MAN: New engines for TGX and TGS

MAN is presenting the new D15 engine platform later this year. The nine liter 400 Hp engine is replacing the current D20. The new D15 is smaller, lighter and has less swept volume. That seems like another step towards less CO2 emissions. The D15 engine is already on the market in MAN busses and coaches.…Continue Reading

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