Irizar ie Truck presented

Irizar ie Truck presented

Spanish coach and bus builder Irizar has presented an electric truck. After VDL that is the second coach and busbuilder that presents an electric transport sollution for cargo. The truck was presented during the opening of a completely new e-mobilityfactory in the Spanish town Aduna. Irizar invested 75 milion Euro in the new plant where…Continue Reading

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Kenworth T680 Hybrid truck

Kenworth T680 Hybrid truck

Kenworth has presented a prototype of the T680 tractor unit with a parallel hybrid electric propulsion system. The truck debuted at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in 2018. The truck is part of the Hybrid Emission Cargo Transport (HECT) demonstration project, which is partly funded by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE),…Continue Reading

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Anheuser Busch orders Tesla and Nikola trucks

Anheuser Busch orders Tesla and Nikola trucks

Beer brewer Anheuser Busch ordered 40 Tesla trucks. Now the company has ordered a large number of hydrogen trucks at the biggest competitor of Tesla, Nikola. The lawsuit that Nikola filed agianst Tesla, does not impress Anheuser Busch. The giant beer company intends to produce its Budweiser beers with renewable energy by the year 2020.…Continue Reading

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Freightliner EconicSD for the USA

Freightliner EconicSD for the USA

Daimler has introduced the Econic in the USA under the Freightliner brand. The low entry cab of the Econic is the ideal vehicle for the typical American way of collecting garbaged, over the cab. The biggest difference with the European Mercedes-Benz version is the engine. Instead of the OM 936 LA the Freightliner EconicSD has the…Continue Reading

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Volvo testing mirror replacing camera system

Volvo testing mirror replacing camera system

European legislation is deu to change and that makes it possible to replace mirrors with camera systems. On these photo’s that Truckphoto Helsingborg send us we see a Volvo FH with a special bar on the roof. On the end of this wide roof bar we see a camera system. Probably we are going to…Continue Reading

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100% Electric Volvo FL

100% Electric Volvo FL

Volvo has presented a 100% electric FL distribution truck. The Volvo is capable of max vehicle weights up to 16 ton. The electric engine provides 130 kW of continues power with peaks of 185 kW. The max torque is 425 Nm. There is a two- step gearbox. Lithium-Ion batery’s up to 300 kWh provide the…Continue Reading

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MAN comparing the competition in Nürnberg

MAN comparing the competition in Nürnberg

MAN Trucks is working on a next generation and rumours say that involved non EGR engines. There is also a lot of cab news coming our way although the cabs look the same. The front end looks familiar but the highest cab, the XXL lost the high windscreen. Also the complete roof is new and…Continue Reading

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