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MAZ starts production Euro-6 trucks

MAZ starts production Euro-6 trucks

MAZ, from Minsk is starting the production of Euro-6 trucks this year. The Belarusian truck brand is focusing on the Baltic States, the Balkan countries and West-Europe with these trucks. MAZ says they are conviced that they can fight the European truck brands on quality for a better price. The MAZ trucks use Mercedes-Benz drivelines.…Continue Reading

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Truck industry wants to punish AdBlue manipulation

Truck industry wants to punish AdBlue manipulation

European truck manufacturers have invested heavily in complex exhaust control technology that is delivering extremely clean heavy-duty vehicles which meet the stringent Euro VI emission standards. “The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) strongly condemns the advertising, sale and use of any aftermarket device that can be used by truck operators to turn off emission control…Continue Reading

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Renault tests 3D printed diesel engines

Renault tests 3D printed diesel engines

Truck manufacturer Renault tests a 3D printed version of the well known DTI 5 diesel engine, which is being used in the light versions of the D-Series Renault trucks. According to several sources, 3Dprinted engines are lighter and theytherefore use less fuel. Metal 3D printing is being tested by many companies, the Renault case is…Continue Reading

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Smart DAF tractor with HydroAxle+

Smart DAF tractor with HydroAxle+

The Dutch company Leenaerts Born added a DAF XF to the fleet with a hydraulic driven front axle. The tractor is pulling tipper trailers so offroad capability is important. With the hydraulic driven front axle, build by Ginaf the DAF has traction when that is needed. The midlift axle is just enough to comply with…Continue Reading

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Common Rail for Volvo D13 engine

Common Rail for Volvo D13 engine

After 23 years Volvo has finaly got rid of the unit injectors for the D13 engine. Along with a whole package of novilties on aerodynamics, improved drivelines and the new i-Shift Crawler Volvo has now anounched the introduction of the next D13 engine series. Earlyer the D11 and D16 were adapted to Common Rail technologie,…Continue Reading

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