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Anheuser Busch orders Tesla and Nikola trucks

Anheuser Busch orders Tesla and Nikola trucks

Beer brewer Anheuser Busch ordered 40 Tesla trucks. Now the company has ordered a large number of hydrogen trucks at the biggest competitor of Tesla, Nikola. The lawsuit that Nikola filed agianst Tesla, does not impress Anheuser Busch. The giant beer company intends to produce its Budweiser beers with renewable energy by the year 2020.…Continue Reading

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Scoop: New Iveco spotted?

Scoop: New Iveco spotted?

These photo’s were taken by one of our Iepieleaks spies in Belgium today. The heavy camouflaged tractor is definately a new heavy long distance truck but we could not find anything that confirms the brand. We do have an idea however. There is a lot of Volvo influence in the design but the top of…Continue Reading

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Driverless transport starting this year in Sweden

Driverless transport starting this year in Sweden

The Swedish Einride company wants to start testing the robotised truck named T-Pod later this year on public roads in Sweden. After next summer the first trucks will be on the road between Helsingborg and Gothenborg, transporting goods for Lidl. The distance of 200 km should be just enough for the batery capacity of the…Continue Reading

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Surus: Zero emission autonomous mobile cargo platform

Surus: Zero emission autonomous mobile cargo platform

General Motors has presented a sollution for the worlds toughest transportation challenges with the help of the flexible autonomous fuel cell platform. The name is the Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure, or SURUS. The concept has been developed for civilian use, but can also be used for military purposes. GM SURUS is a two-axle platform,…Continue Reading

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Electric Transit ‘Streetscooter’ for Deutsche Post DHL

Electric Transit ‘Streetscooter’ for Deutsche Post DHL

After the compact full electric ‘Streetscooter’ distribution van the new German producer of electric LCV’s now presents the Streetscooter Work XL. This bigger LCV is based on a Ford Transit van with a 20 cubic metres big body. Custumers can choose different batterypacks that make distances possible up to 120 km on one battey charge.…Continue Reading

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Timken acquires Groeneveld Group

Timken acquires Groeneveld Group

The Timken Company, a global leader in engineered bearings and mechanical power transmission products, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Groeneveld Group, a leading provider of automatic lubrication solutions used in on- and off-highway applications, for approximately $280 million. For the 12 months ending May 31, 2017, Groeneveld Group sales were approximately…Continue Reading

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Scania S-Longline?

Scania S-Longline?

The new generation of Scania has inspired some of the truck-modification company’s. We already spotted the first new Scania S- series that is in the proces of being transferted into a bonneted truck and here is the new ‘Longline’ version of the S-cab. This one is being build at Van Winkoop in The Netherlands. This…Continue Reading

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Driven front axle for Kenworth T880

Driven front axle for Kenworth T880

The Kenworht T880 is now available with front weel drive. The Marmon Herrington MT22 driven front axle is installed at the Kenworht factory. “For severe duty applications where the ultimate in traction is required, our new configuration is a welcomed spec,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “We see our all-wheel drive T880 being used in…Continue Reading

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