Author Archives: Iep van der Meer

Again the new Volvo FM

Again the new Volvo FM

And there we have the Volvo FM again! This time a Globetrotter 6×2 tractor with a complete spoiler kit. This one already shows some colour, but the camouflage on the front still hides the details. What it does show is the new dashboard that gives more space for the knees than the one in the…Continue Reading

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New Iveco: First video!

New Iveco: First video!

At Iveco they are working hard on the next generation of the heavy range that we know as the Stralis. As we showed earlyer the cab is an evaluation of the Stralis cab, but with new roofs, floors, doors and a complete new front with front bumper. Proof for that can be found on www.iepieleaks.nl…Continue Reading

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New FM: Waiting for 2020?

New FM: Waiting for 2020?

And again our spotters found a fieldtest truck of the next generation of the Volvo FM. The new Volvo FM is going to share most components of the cab with the FH series, that is clear when we study these photo’s. Also the Volvo FMX and the FH series are going to be replaced with…Continue Reading

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MAN nr 1 in Germany

MAN nr 1 in Germany

For the first time in history MAN has beaten Mercedes-Benz on the German market for heavy trucks. In Q1 MAN registrated 7.443 new heavy trucks above six tonnes. That is a plus of 1.645 compared to Q1 in 2018 and that makes a market share for MAN of 32.1%. On the photo you see the…Continue Reading

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New Volvo FMX on test

New Volvo FMX on test

Volvo is testing a new generation of FM trucks and here is the first construction model that we saw on the road. This new FMX four axled truck was spotted near Passau today. We see the impressive new front bumper on this truck that has the new FM cab. The mirrors are also different than…Continue Reading

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New Iveco almost there!

New Iveco almost there!

We see more and more of the next Iveco Stralis and here are some new detail photo’s. The truck we see here has no mirrors but we do espect Iveco to mount traditional rear view mirrors. You can see the holes for the mounting of them. Completely new is the side window in one piece.…Continue Reading

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Bonneted MAZ wins MDC2019

Bonneted MAZ wins MDC2019

The MAZ rallyteam from Belarus came to Marocco to test their latest rallytruck. The test succeeded very well because two of the MAZ trucks ended up in the top 3 of the rally. The completely new bonneted MAZ truck is powered by a 13 liter Cat engine in combination with an Allison automatic transmission. This…Continue Reading

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Next Iveco soon to come?!

Next Iveco soon to come?!

We have all seen the photo’s of the new Iveco heavy truck and the rumours say it is now soon to come out. Some sources espect it this summer, others say it may take some more time. The truck looks big altough the cab seems to be the same body in white. There should be…Continue Reading

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