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Hyundai Fuel Cell concept

Hyundai Fuel Cell concept

Hyundai unveiled a hydrogen fuel cell truck and trailer at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. The company said it was considering entering the U.S. commercial vehicle market. The South Korean truck manufactorer showed its HDC-6 Neptune Concept Class 8 heavy-duty truck. The truck builds on the fuel cell work Hyundai has developed…Continue Reading

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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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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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Record sales for Daimler Trucks

Record sales for Daimler Trucks

Daimler Trucks, the world’s leading truck manufacturer, achieved one of the best sales years in its history in 2018: Based on initial data, unit sales of the Mercedes-Benz, FUSO, Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses and BharatBenz brands increased to well over 500,000 vehicles in 2018 Read all about it by clicking here!Continue Reading

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New International CV Series

New International CV Series

International Trucks showed the new CV Series. The truck producer refreshed the truck to make a re-entry to the medium duty vocational segment. The new Class 4/5 model came to replace the TerraStar and is available in wheelbases from 141 to 243 inches (from 3580 to 6170 mm) and in 4×2, 4×4 configurations. The International…Continue Reading

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Freightliner: 50.000 Cascadia trucks sold in US

Freightliner: 50.000 Cascadia trucks sold in US

Daimler Trucks reaches the mark of 50.000 vehicles sold in the US with its bestseller Freightliner New Cascadia since production started in January 2017. The 50.000th New Cascadia was handed over to the customer Cargo Transporters (Claremont, North Carolina). Currently, Cargo Transporters operates more than 550 Freightliner trucks, now including over 120 New Cascadia. The…Continue Reading

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Freightliner competes with Tesla and Nicola

Freightliner competes with Tesla and Nicola

Freightliner has presented the full electric version of the Cascadia Class 8 truck in the USA. This is the answer of Daimler to Tesla and Nikola that presented their electric long haul trucks earlyer. There are no technical details of the new Freightliner, but the power output should be more than 700 Hp compared to…Continue Reading

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