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Breaking: New Volvo FM

Breaking: New Volvo FM

Now here is breaking news. Here you see the first exclusive photo’s of the new Volvo FM. Volvo seems to follow Scania in the modular cab concept because this looks like they shrunk the Volvo FH cab. The next Volvo FM is espected to be launched later this year. This cab is also going to…Continue Reading

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Scania S580T 8×4!

Scania S580T 8×4!

At Vlastuin Truckopbouw in The Netherlands the 12th ‘Nextgen’ Scania T truck has been built. This time the truck has an 8×4 configuration and the S- cab with normal roof. The truck is being ordered by Van Auto Service AS in Norway. The wrecker body is being built in Italy. After the body is being…Continue Reading

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First glimpse of Tesla pick-up truck

First glimpse of Tesla pick-up truck

Tesla intends to make serious business of the segment of best sold vehicles in the US. The thing is, this first sketch promises something that looks quite different from a traditional pick-up truck. Yet, this is what Tesla showed. The pick-up truck looks more like a vehicle meant to drive on the surface of Mars,…Continue Reading

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Volkswagen, Ford study van-alliance

Volkswagen, Ford study van-alliance

Volkswagen and Ford have started negotiations to form a van alliance. Volkswagen used to have such an alliance with Daimler, which ended in 2013. The objective of such an alliance is to cut costs in the development of a new generation of clean vans. Volkswagen was urged by it’s commissioners to start talks with Ford.…Continue Reading

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BYD delivers electric truck to California port

BYD delivers electric truck to California port

Chinese electrial vehicle specialist en battery producer BYD has delivered a Class 8 electric truck to a Californian governmental board. The authority intends to find out in how far electrical trucks may replace diesel trucks in port area’s. The truck will start shuttling containers on a short with a company specialised in this kind of…Continue Reading

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Tesla semi trucks on the road

Tesla semi trucks on the road

Footage has appeared on Youtube of two Tesla Semi Trucks leaving Gigafactory1 in Nevada and destined for the Fremont factory where Tesla builds it’s Model 3 passenger car. The trucks take part in a large testing programme to find out if the technology is sufficiently reliable. Tesla stresses that this test is not about finding…Continue Reading

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