Author Archives: Iep van der Meer

New Volvo XXL cab

New Volvo XXL cab

In the presentation of the new Volvo FH series the XXL cab was not mentioned but now we have the first photo’s. The XXL cab is mounted on an FH16 750 8×4 heavy transport truck. Also new for us is the alternative grille with the heavy steel construction front bumper. If you choose this version…Continue Reading

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Daimler Truck and Cummins join forces

Daimler Truck and Cummins join forces

Daimler Truck AG and Cummins Inc. announce a global plan for the development of medium-duty commercial vehicle engines. Both companies have signed a global strategic partnership. The agreement involves the building of a Cummins engine plant within the Mercedes-Benz Mannheim campus where medium duty engines will be built that comply with the Euro VII emissions…Continue Reading

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Kenworth T680 Nextgen

Kenworth T680 Nextgen

Kenworth has presented the new T680 Nextgen model. The new, aerodynamic shaped Kenworth comes with the same 15 inch digital display as the new Peterbilt models. Last week we showed the new Peterbilt and our idea’s about the new dashboard. Probably we are going to see the same screen in the new DAF generation that…Continue Reading

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New Renault T series leaked

New Renault T series leaked

Renault Trucks is launching an update on the T model range. We got some screenshots from a leaked Teams meeting that were sent by one of our Iepieleaks Spiesquad. On the outside there is a new front layout and it looks like it has a litle more overhang than before. This could comply with the…Continue Reading

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IRU promotes longer combinations for decarbonisation

IRU promotes longer combinations for decarbonisation

The IRU is promoting the use of longer and heavier combinations in Europe to save more CO2 emissions. The savings can become more than 13 bilion tonnes between now and the year 2050. Eco-trucks are longer combinations of 25,25 meter or even longer, up to 32 meter. Some European countries already work with these longer…Continue Reading

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DAF LF Electric for zero emission urban distribution

DAF LF Electric for zero emission urban distribution

DAF Trucks introduces the LF Electric, a 19 tonne fully electric distribution truck for urban applications. The state-of-the-art vehicle offers a range of up to 280 kilometres. DAF is leading the way in electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. DAF was the first European truck manufacturer to commercialise a full electric tractor: the CF Electric (GCW…Continue Reading

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Hydrogen E-Truck for city of Groningen

Hydrogen E-Truck for city of Groningen

The city of Groningen in The Netherlands was the first European municipality to put a hydrogen-prepared waste truck from E-trucks Europe into use in 2017. Groningen believes hydrogen is one of the ways to make its city center emission-free. Today, the employees of Stadsbeheer municipality of Groningen are taking this new DAF CF 330 FAG…Continue Reading

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Berdex livestock trailer for Canada

Berdex livestock trailer for Canada

Dutch company Berdex has build a new livestock trailer for transporting pigs for a Canadian costumer. The trailer was designed for more animal friendly and efficiën transport. The aluminium trailer is the sixt trailer that Berdex built for Canada. The Dutch trailer builder is also working for costumers from Spain and Russia. More information on…Continue Reading

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Chinese takeover for Iveco?

Chinese takeover for Iveco?

CNH Industrial, the mother company of Iveco, has resumed negotiations with the Chinese company FAW to sell CNH’s truck branche, Iveco, Reuters reports. Both parties broke off negotiations last July, because FAW, a state-owned company, would not offer enough money for Iveco. The offer then amounted to three billion euros. Recently, just before the turn…Continue Reading

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