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Nikola attracts large investors

Nikola attracts large investors

Nikola, the American company that is developing hydrogen trucks for Europe and the USA has attracted major investors. This week CNH, the mother company of Iveco anounched a 250 milion dollar investment in the company. This would give CNH a 25% stake in the start up company. The investment is interesting because there were speculations…Continue Reading

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Hyundai Pavise

Hyundai Pavise

This is the new Hyundai Pavise, officially announced last week by the Korean car giant. Hyundai plans to introduce 17 new electric commercial vehicles until 2025. But so far, surprisingly, the Pavise isn’t one of them.   The Pavise is a medium sized truck with loading capacities ranging from 5,5 to 13,5 tons. The Pavise comes…Continue Reading

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Fieldtest new Volvo FM

Fieldtest new Volvo FM

The next generation of the Volvo FM is now in the fase of fieldtesting with costumers. The truck has a lower version of the FH cab with a new designed front and interior. These changes are also going to be released for the new FH model that will be revealed next year. Probably we also…Continue Reading

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Hyundai Pavise

Hyundai Pavise

And what have we got here? These artist impressions of a new truck named Hyundai Pavis are looking good! After the heavy Hyundai Xcient it seems that the Korean brand is working on a new medium duty truck. Technical details are not known yet but these first drawings look promising.Continue Reading

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Tesla Semi on test

Tesla Semi on test

Tesla is testing the full electric tractor called ‘Semi’ in the USA. The combination is operating at 75.000 LBS which is about 34 ton total weight. The 6×4 tractor unit seems very small on these photo’s and it has a look that will not atract truck drivers if you ask us. The cab is even…Continue Reading

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Scania 540 Hp sixpot

Scania 540 Hp sixpot

Scania is working on a new version of the 13 liter engine with an output of 540 Hp. Our sources say the new top model of the six cilinder range is going to deliver no less than 2700 Nm of torque. That means the new sixpot gives you 20 Horses extra at exactly the same…Continue Reading

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New MAN trucks spotted

New MAN trucks spotted

And again we got some new spie photo’s of the next generation of MAN. It is still not shure when the news is being launched but we espect to see more of it before the end of the year. The changes seem to be just a facelift and the photo’s show some new details. For…Continue Reading

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How new is the S-Way?

How new is the S-Way?

Iveco just launched the S-Way but how new is that design? The design is more than ten years old and the illustration you see here dates from 2010. And yes, this is exact the design that is just launched in 2019! Back in those days the crisis struck Europe and the Iveco management decided to…Continue Reading

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Volvo Trucks alliance with Samsung SDI

Volvo Trucks alliance with Samsung SDI

Our sources say that Volvo Trucks has an alliance with the South-Korean company Samsung SDI for developing battery’s for electric trucks. Volvo has plans to commercialise the FE and FL series electric driven trucks and that makes that there is a need for large and high quality battery’s. It seems that the developement is being…Continue Reading

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Iveco S-Way

Iveco S-Way

Iveco has launched the new S-Way models in Madrid. The new Iveco comes in a wide variety of models, including a flat floor version and a special, Magirus edition. The body in white is still the same at Iveco but most of the truck is new. Here you find the first photo’s of the new…Continue Reading

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