Category Archives: Azië

Hino Profia presented

Hino Profia presented

Japanese truckmanufactorer Hino has presented the Profia heavy tractor. The trucks come with tow engines: There is the 8,9 litre sixpot turbodiesel with 355 Hp and 1570 Nm of torque. Also there is a 12,9 litre six-cilinder with 470 or 530 Hp and a max torque of 2160 Nm. There are manual and automatic gearboxes available.Continue Reading

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And again the Turkish Ford shows up!

And again the Turkish Ford shows up!

This time the next generation of the Turkish Ford heavy truck showed up in Hungary. The picture was taken by Mike van Stein who is a former truckdriver. He sent it in to the website of our collegue, Alex Miedema. The cab is big and it seems that Ford wants to do a serious attempt…Continue Reading

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Scoop truck is Turkish Ford prototype

Scoop truck is Turkish Ford prototype

The ‘Iveco’ scoop we just published seems to be the new Turkish Ford. Again we must say, because there was a post before that raised the discussion about Ford or Iveco. Now Turkish sources say the truck is a new Ford and that is soon to be launched. In fact there is even a Youtube…Continue Reading

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New electric Fuso concept: Vision One

New electric Fuso concept: Vision One

At the Tokyo Motor Show, occasion, Daimler unveiled E-FUSO as the first OEM in the truckworld to launch a brand exclusively dedicated to electric mobility of trucks and buses. As further proof of this strategic move, Daimler celebrated the world-premiere of its all-electric heavy-duty truck concept with a range of up to 350 kilometers. The…Continue Reading

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New Quon of UD Trucks

New Quon of UD Trucks

UD Trucks Corp, part of the Volvo Group announced plans to launch a new version of the Quon heavy-duty truck. This means that UD will change the product after 13 succesfull years! As a member of the Volvo Truck Group the GH11 engine is probably the Volvo-Renault 11 liter diesel. The power output is 420…Continue Reading

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China readies first autonomous truck

China readies first autonomous truck

China’s FAW, which stands for First Auto Works, has unveiled the first China built truck which drives autonomous. FAW stresses that the truck has been developed completely by the company itself. FAW built a Jiefang J7 tractor and a J6 dumper, which are loaded with lots of electronics to be able to do without a…Continue Reading

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Fuso takes eCanter to US

Fuso takes eCanter to US

Fuso intends to start exporting it’s eCanter city distribution truck (Class 4 in the US) to the United States later this year. Fuso has selected some fifty customers who will try out the electric truck in practice. They are offered a two year lease contract for a truck which would be about 15 to 20…Continue Reading

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TIR starts in India

TIR starts in India

India’s Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the country’s accession to the UN TIR Convention, the global standard for international freight customs transit. This milestone decision will facilitate goods transport and transit, putting India and her neighbours at the centre of efforts to boost overland trade and regional integration across South…Continue Reading

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5000 th DAF produced in Taiwan

5000 th DAF produced in Taiwan

DAF Trucks is growing in Taiwan. In ten years time the assembly plant in Dadu in West Taiwan produced 5000 DAF trucks. DAF has a market share of almost 30% in the heavy segment. Components are shipped from Eindhoven and Leyland to Paccar’s partner Formosa Plastics Group. Every day there are four trucks produced. In Taiwan…Continue Reading

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