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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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Volvo Globetrotter XXL

Volvo Globetrotter XXL

And there is the first official photo of the Volvo Globetrotter XXL. This truck has a streched cab that is hidden behind the longer side deflectors. The 20 cm longer interior has a main bunk of 105 cm wide! We soon espect to see the official introduction but here is the first real photo of…Continue Reading

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Volvo XXL Concept Cab

Volvo XXL Concept Cab

Volvo Trucks has showcased a concept XXL cab for the Australian market. Just like the previous FH model the new FH is also going to offer more interior space. The cab is 20 cm longer than the standard FH sleepercab and that gives a lot more interior space. The longer cab is still a concept…Continue Reading

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