Author Archives: Iep van der Meer

New Iveco or facelift?

New Iveco or facelift?

The new Iveco cab we saw on www.iepieleaks.nl could be not as new as we think it is. One of our readers made a study of the photo’s and he found out some interesting details. He writes: ,,Obviously the cabin will still be pretty much the same as the one introduced in the last century…Continue Reading

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Volvo testing FM and FH

Volvo testing FM and FH

We published some photo’s of the new Volvo FM that is being tested at the moment. The new generation of the Volvo FM is espected to be launched later this year but there is more news coming up! On the website 40ton.net we now find even more photo’s of the FM, but also of the…Continue Reading

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New Volvo FM photo!

New Volvo FM photo!

Volvo is working on the next FM and we showed photo’s before where we see the side of the truck. Here is the first picture of the front end of the cab. The photo was sent in by one of our readers who wants to stay anonymous. Have you seen anything interesting on the road?…Continue Reading

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Iveco LNG and Diesel?

Iveco LNG and Diesel?

The pictures we published last week of the new, and heavy camouflaged Iveco trucks show a nice detail. We didn’t notice but one of our readers pointed at the LNG tank in combination with what seems to be a diesel tank on the chassis. That diesel tank is too big for the nightheater. Does this…Continue Reading

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Facelift Hyundai Xcient

Facelift Hyundai Xcient

We found these photo’s of what seems to be the first facelift of the Hyundai Xcient heavy truck. The first model of the Xcient was launched in 2013, and here you can find the story. We don’t know if there are technical changes on the new Hyundai but we do espect the ZF Traxon gearbox…Continue Reading

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Bonneted DAF rallytruck

Bonneted DAF rallytruck

In Veghel, the Netherlands Dutch rallydriver Eimbert Timmermans is working on a special rallytruck. What we see here is a bonneted DAF CF with the engine all the way in the rear of the frame. The engine is built in reverse, so with the cooler unit at the end of the truck. Eimbert believes that…Continue Reading

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Iveco wintertest nextgen

Iveco wintertest nextgen

Iveco is caught testing the next generation of heavy trucks in the snow. During the wintertest the Iveco was copared with a Scania S- cab and you can see that the Iveco cab is slightly smaller than the biggest Scania cab. It also seems shorter, but that is because there are no side fenders on…Continue Reading

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Iveco head to head

Iveco head to head

The next heavy truck of Iveco is spotted again, and this time we see a head to head photo of the Stralis and the new prototype. The angle of this picture makes the new one look smaller, but we think it is at least as big as the 2018 model. There have been some photo’s…Continue Reading

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Remarks on new MAN

Remarks on new MAN

One of our enthousiast followers is Günter Obst from Germany. He made this photoshop illustration and explains what he thinks is going to happen with the next MAN truck: The structure of the cabin and also the roof of this XXL-version will basically stay as it is. This is illustrated by the position of the…Continue Reading

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