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New Freightliner Cascadia

New Freightliner Cascadia

Freightliner introduced the new Cascadia Class 8 truck in the USA. With engines from 350- up to 600 Hp, more efficient aerodynamics and new safety systems on board the new Freightliner is the new standard. Also new is the connectivity system by Detroit Connect. Now Detroit is a name that Freightliner gives to just about…Continue Reading

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Volvo I-Torque is not forgotten

Volvo I-Torque is not forgotten

Volvo lauched the I-Torque system in 2013 but the only thing that was realy lauches was the I-Shift Dual Clutch. That was one important piece of the I-Torque puzzle but now it looks like the other pieces were also found. On the USA website of Volvo we found the information that the 2017 models will…Continue Reading

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Daimler puts first autonomous truck on the road

Daimler puts first autonomous truck on the road

At the Hoover Dam in American State of Nevada, Daimler has put the first autonomous truck on the road. The State of Nevada granted this truck a special licenseplate to help Daimler with further development of this project. At the Mid American Trucking Show, Daimlers US truck division Freightliner already showed an Innovation Truck, which…Continue Reading

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Kenworth celebrates one millionth truck delivery

Kenworth celebrates one millionth truck delivery

Kenworth produced its one millionth truck at its Chillicothe, Ohio, assembly facility in November.  At the same time, Kenworth exists 75 years. The truck is an aerodynamic Kenworth T680 Advantage powered by a Paccar MX-13 engine, which was engineered and designed by DAF. Previously, Transam ordered no less than 1.000 of these trucks at Kenworth.…Continue Reading

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Recalls at Mack and at International

Recalls at Mack and at International

Mack Trucks and International recall trucks for various reasons. At Mack, over 44.000 trucks are being recalled to adapt potentailly defective hazard lights. The potentially affected models were built between 2010 and 2014. A possible failure of the Hamsar Electronic Flasher Light might affect visibility of the truck by other road users. Mack will replace…Continue Reading

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BIGtruck online magazine

bigtruck magazine editie 8 2023

bigtruck magazine Cabinetest 2022