MAN Hydrogen ICE engine

MAN Hydrogen ICE engine

MAN has presented a direct injection hydrogen engine that is said to produce only 1 gram of CO2/kWh. This means it is a zero emission engine. The base of the engine is the D38 diesel, with a bigger bore. That makes it 16,8 liters. The engine produces 520 Hp and 2600 Nm. The energy efficiency…Continue Reading

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Autonomous trucks for Felixtowe

Autonomous trucks for Felixtowe

The Chinese company Westwell delivered 12 electrical, autonomous trucks to the port of Felixtowe. Since 2018 these trucks were tested for container transport on the terminal and as a result of those tests there was an order for 100 of these trucks. The first 12 trucks of that order are now on their way to…Continue Reading

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New Actros diesel on test

New Actros diesel on test

After the eActros 600 we are waiting for the next generation of the diesel versions of the Actros. This test truck was caught in The Netherlands, and first we thought it was the eActros 600, but it has diesel fuel tanks. The design of the truck is the same as the electric version, also without…Continue Reading

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End of the V8 RAM

End of the V8 RAM

The new models of the RAM 1500 mean the end of the TRX version and the end of the Hemi V8. The strongest new RAM is the RHO with a 3 liter Hurrican six-in line engine with 540 Hp. That means the end of the famous 5.7 liter Hemi V8 engine for RAM. Everyone who…Continue Reading

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Scania testing new front

Scania testing new front

Scania is testing a new, streamlined front to comply with the latest European regulations for more safety and better aerodynamics. The Scania cab already has a tapered shape, with a narrower front than most trucks. To comply with the new regulations the front also has to lean backward. On the photo it is hard to…Continue Reading

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RIZON, new name for FUSO in USA

RIZON, new name for FUSO in USA

Daimler Truck has launched a new truck brand for the American market with the name Rizon. In fact the Rizon is the Fuso Canter, that was on the USA market until three years ago. Now the Japanese trucks make their comeback with a new badge in the grille. The Rizon trucks are electric, and offer…Continue Reading

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Volvo patent for bunks

Volvo patent for bunks

Volvo Trucks has patented a new construction for the bunks in a truck cab. This patent request is public, so we can get a view of what is probably comming. The drawing shows a European cabover cab, with a bigger size than the existing FH model. Behind the seats there is space before the bunk,…Continue Reading

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Volvo VNL prototype in Germany

Volvo VNL prototype in Germany

What we see here is a prototype of the next Volvo VNL tractor for the USA, but it was spotted in Germany by Dutch truckdriver Steven van Loenen. The truck was parked at a truckstop in the South of Germany. Volvo has no production sites in that region but maybe it is on its way…Continue Reading

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eActros 600 launch!

eActros 600 launch!

Today the full electric Mercedes- Benz eActros was lauched for the international press. The truck has a new design that complies with the new European regulations for safety and aerodynamics. Therefor the truck has a front extension of 8 cm and a 4 meter long wheelbase. The cab is not longer than before. The truck…Continue Reading

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BIGtruck online magazine

bigtruck magazine editie 6 2024

bigtruck magazine Cabinetest 2022