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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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New for the USA: Paccar Axles UPDATE!

New for the USA: Paccar Axles UPDATE!

Truck production in the USA used to be a mixture of different engines, gearboxes and axles but more and more truckbrands start producing their own components. Paccar, since a few years offering their own Paccar engines is now introducing a new line of Paccar axles. There are different versions with ratio’s between 2,47 and 3,7.…Continue Reading

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Faymonville acquires Cometto

Faymonville acquires Cometto

The Faymonville Group acquires “Industrie COMETTO S.p.A.” Faymonville, the manufacturer of semitrailers for the special haulage industry has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of “Industrie COMETTO S.p.A.” based in the North of Italy. With this strategic decision, Faymonville set the milestone to expand in the self-propelled modular trailer segment and strengthens…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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Online trailer configurator from Broshuis

Online trailer configurator from Broshuis

Broshuis trailers has launched an online trailer configurator. With this easy tool you can choose the right trailer in for your job, compare different options and even have a look at the right colour! The configurator shows all the possibilities of the Broshuis programm up to the biggest 3+7 100-ton range. Also the extendable trailers…Continue Reading

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Hydraulic driven trailer axle from SAF-Holland

Hydraulic driven trailer axle from SAF-Holland

SAF-Holland has introduced a new, hydraulic driven trailer axle. This axle is meant to give support to the tractor unit in heavy terrain under difficult surcomstances. According to US-German component specialist, the new Trak model is supposed to provide transport businesses operating in the construction or waste industry with an alternative to often-costly multi-drive trucks. “The…Continue Reading

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Fuso and Nissan expand cooperation

Fuso and Nissan expand cooperation

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), Daimler’s Japanese commercial vehicle subsidiary, and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Nissan) expand their cooperation. The two companies today announced they have signed a contract for supply of completely built up Nissan commercial vans sold under the Fuso brand in export markets. Under the contract, Nissan will supply its…Continue Reading

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CIMC Silvergreen quits European trailerproject

CIMC Silvergreen quits European trailerproject

Shortly after finishing a brandnew plant in Bavaria, Chinese industrial conglomerate, specialised in the production of tank containers, quits a project to establish a new trailer brand ont the Europea market, CIMC Silvergreen. In the past months, at the small Bavarina town of Günzburg, a new head office was established, preceding the realisation of a…Continue Reading

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Volkswagen wants Scania completely

The Volkswagen Group already has the most of the Scania shares, now the Germans also want the last bit. The integration of Scania into the Volkswagen Group already has started and the main goal is to save money because of the bigger scale. Buying components and raw materials for both MAN, Volkswagen and Scania could…Continue Reading

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Heavy Tata truck

Another news item from the Auto Expo New Dehli is this Tata LPS 4923 with lift axle. This heavy tractor is built for a GVW of 49 tons. The truck weighs 8580 kg and it has a 213 Hp diesel engine. The design looks like an old Mercedes cab and very outdated. (Source: www.trucksplanet.com)Continue Reading

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