Author Archives: Iep van der Meer

New DAF model on test

New DAF model on test

And again a prototype of DAF Trucks was spotted on public roads. It seems that DAF is working on a new top model with an even larger cab. It looks like the cab is slightly longer and has a flat floor. We hoped to see a preview on the IAA but now that show is…Continue Reading

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Chenglong H7 3.0

Chenglong H7 3.0

Dongfeng Liuzhou  Motor Co., Ltd released the new Chenglong brand strategy and the new truck, the H7 3.0.   Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Co., Ltd, which was founded in 1954, is now a state-owned subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. and Guangxi Liuzhou Industrial Investment Development Group Co., Ltd.. It is Dongfeng’s commercial vehicle production…Continue Reading

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Tipper body with thermal insulation from Schmitz Cargobull

Tipper body with thermal insulation from Schmitz Cargobull

Schmitz Cargobull is now offering the M.KI tipper truck body with thermal insulation, thereby expanding its portfolio to include a new insulated option. The thermally insulated body, which has a capacity of 18 m3, is ideally designed to transport smaller quantities of tarmac. The thermal insulation has only added around 195 kg in weight to…Continue Reading

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IAA 2020 canceled

IAA 2020 canceled

The IAA 2020 in Hannover is canceled due to the Corona crisis. Here is the official tekst from the VDE organisation: The health risks associated with the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures taken to contain it have fundamentally changed the backdrop for the IAA Commercial Vehicles. Many countries have travel restrictions that will remain in…Continue Reading

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Volvo Trucks postpones new truck FM, FMX and FH series

Volvo Trucks postpones new truck FM, FMX and FH series

Volvo Trucks has decided to postpone the production of the new generation of trucks. The new FM and FMX and the updated FH and FH16 models were presented online but the launch in Gothenburg was canceled because of the Corona crisis. Volvo now decided to close the orderbooks for the new series until week 37…Continue Reading

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Bonneted DAF XT?

Bonneted DAF XT?

Now here is something special. The blue artist impression of a DAF XF bonneted truck is nothing more than the fantasy of an unknown photoshop artist. The result looks very good but we dont think this is ever going to be the reality. The only two DAF XT trucks in The Netherlands were custom built…Continue Reading

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New DAF caught on photo’s

New DAF caught on photo’s

DAF is testing a new generation of trucks and we are all curious when this new heavy truck is going to be launched. Rumours say the IAA is going to be the first presentation but the big question now is if there is going to be an IAA this year because of the Corona crisis.…Continue Reading

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