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Tatra Euro-6c: More power, smaller dampers and higher axleload

Tatra Euro-6c: More power, smaller dampers and higher axleload

Tatra is starting the production of the 2018 models with the new Paccar MX11 and MX13 engines. That means more power, less fuel and with the new ZF Traxon automatised 16- gearboxed faster shifting. Another advantage of the new generation of Tatra is the more compact exhaustunit. That is almost half the size it used…Continue Reading

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New, smaller engine for DAF LF

New, smaller engine for DAF LF

DAF introduces a significant number of innovations to the LF, which will, according to DAF, reinforce the truck’s industry position in the 7.5 to 19-tonne class. The innovations include a new 3.8 litre engine and the possibility to select faster drive lines for maximum fuel efficiency. At the same time, the design of the exterior…Continue Reading

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Paccar develops new transmission with Eaton

Paccar develops new transmission with Eaton

Paccar has developed it’s own transmission for use in trucks of Kenworth and Peterbilt. Paccar did not entirely build it’s own transmission, they left this to Eaton. Together with this company, Paccar developed an automated transmission from the ground up, which should be the lightest in it’s class and which is meant to be the…Continue Reading

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DAF: New dashboard and exhaust units

DAF: New dashboard and exhaust units

DAF Trucks is launching a new generation of their heavy truck range during the CV Show in Birmingham. One thing that is shure is that there will be new dashboard units with a new, larger colour display and an automatic climatisation unit. Both these novilties are for shure, these photo’s are screen shots from the…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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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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New President DAF Trucks N.V.

New President DAF Trucks N.V.

PACCAR Inc, parent company of DAF Trucks N.V., announced that Preston Feight has been promoted to the position of president of DAF Trucks N.V, effective April 1, 2016. Preston Feight is succeeding Harrie Schippers, who has been promoted to PACCAR senior vice president with responsibility for DAF Trucks and PACCAR Parts at the corporate office…Continue Reading

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