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Volvo Efficiency Concept truck

Volvo Efficiency Concept truck

Everybody is looking for the last drop of fuel, and one important aspect is aerodynamics. In Brazil Volvo is testing this Efficiency Concept Truck with a rounder front and extended spoiler flaps behind the cab. Also the wheels are streamlined on this Volvo. This round front design could maybe also be what Volvo needs for…Continue Reading

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New Actros on its way!

New Actros on its way!

Since the introduction of the new generation of DAF all truck brands try to figure out a way to comply to the new length regulations. Therefore the front must be changed for beter aerodynamics. We found this photo that shows an Actros with a new, rounder front. The cab does not seem to be any…Continue Reading

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Renault Trucks E-Tech

Renault Trucks E-Tech

This is the new Renault Trucks E-Tech design. With the E-Tech the French truckbrand gives a special design for the heavy range electric trucks. With a special grille, a vertical stripe on the side fenders and blue colour accents in the wheels the electric trucks have their own identity. New is also the brand logo…Continue Reading

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First Hyzon trucks in livery

First Hyzon trucks in livery

Dutch transport companies Jan Bakker and Millenaar & Van Schaik have the first Hyzon trucks in their fleet, altough they are not running yet. The trucks were presented near Zwolle for the press, and they were in costumer livery. All three trucks are 6×2 tractors with a rear steering axle. The extra long DAF chassis…Continue Reading

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Volvo E-axle

Volvo E-axle

Volvo Trucks used the I-Shift transmission for the first generation of electric trucks. The I-Shift gearbox was fitted with one, two or three engines, depending on the requested power. The news is that Volvo now presents the e-axle, a more compact system with the engines and the gearbox in a smaller housing directly mounted on…Continue Reading

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Volvo starts battery production in Gent

Volvo starts battery production in Gent

In 2025, Volvo Group’s truck plant in Ghent, Belgium will start to produce battery modules. To date, partners supply both cells and modules to the Group. The investment decision to install battery module manufacturing capacity in Ghent is another important step for the Volvo Group to shape its future value chain for battery systems. The…Continue Reading

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Mega military order for Broshuis

Mega military order for Broshuis

The US Department of Defense signed a contract for 466 tank transporters from Broshuis B.V. The family-owned company, located in Kampen, The Netherlands, will deliver the 466 Enhanced Heavy Equipment Transporter System (EHET) trailers over the next five years. The trailers are 8-axle PL2 pendulum axle semi low loaders for transporting tanks and other heavy…Continue Reading

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New Transit Custom and Ranger

New Transit Custom and Ranger

On the IAA in Hannover Ford is introducing the new Transit Custom and the new Ranger Pickup. The Transit custom is available with diesel, full electric or PHEV with a petrol engine. The new Ranger is standard equiped with a two liter diesel or a V6 diesel. The Raptor version comes with a V6 petrol…Continue Reading

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DAF XD Electric

DAF XD Electric

Next week DAF is going to launch the DAF XD series and the construction models of the new DAF range in Hannover. That means a lot of news on the DAF stand, but there is even more news to come. We found this picture on the net of a new DAF XD Electric! The truck…Continue Reading

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New DAF Construction series

New DAF Construction series

DAF Trucks is going to present the new XD heavy distribution trucks on the IAA, but there is more news to come! We now have photo’s of the new construction range of DAF. The DAF Construction range has a tough steel bumper, straight front axles and other, typical construction details. New is the XF daycab…Continue Reading

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BIGtruck online magazine

bigtruck magazine editie 11 2022

bigtruck magazine Cabinetest 2022