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Freightliner: 50.000 Cascadia trucks sold in US

Freightliner: 50.000 Cascadia trucks sold in US

Daimler Trucks reaches the mark of 50.000 vehicles sold in the US with its bestseller Freightliner New Cascadia since production started in January 2017. The 50.000th New Cascadia was handed over to the customer Cargo Transporters (Claremont, North Carolina). Currently, Cargo Transporters operates more than 550 Freightliner trucks, now including over 120 New Cascadia. The…Continue Reading

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Driving the renewed Actros in BIGtruck

Driving the renewed Actros in BIGtruck

In BIGtruck international magazine we have a driving impression of the latest Actros 1845. We drove this truck in Portugal where Mercedes introduced all the new small improvements that add up to fuel savings up to 6%. Click here to read the story and the watch the video in BIGtruck online magazine international.Continue Reading

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Kamaz with Actros cab.

Kamaz with Actros cab.

At the commercial vehicles exhibition COMTRANS 2017, KAMAZ showed a prototype of a new heavy duty tractor called KAMAZ 54901. We did show the truck before but this picture of the truck in the real world gives a better impression. The truck has the Actros cab with a new designed grille. KAMAZ plans to start…Continue Reading

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Daimler starts limited production of Urban eTruck

Daimler starts limited production of Urban eTruck

Mercedes-Benz is producing a small series of the all- electric Urban eTruck this year. The trucks are being build for different customers in Europe. The 25 ton truck has a payload of 12,8 ton and a range up to 200 km, wich would be good for distribution. Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: “Following the…Continue Reading

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Auman EST is the first ever ‘Chinese Truck of the Year’

Auman EST is the first ever ‘Chinese Truck of the Year’

During the third Guangzhou International Commercial Vehicle Exhibition the Auman EST won the very first ‘Chinese Truck of the Year’ award ever. The Auman EST is the latest heavy-duty truck model from Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA), which extends the portfolio of locally manufactured trucks. Hereby, Daimler Trucks once again strengthens its global…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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Dakar 2015: Liebherr powered Kamaz wins! ?

Dakar 2015: Liebherr powered Kamaz wins! ?

The 2015 Dakar was again dominated by the Russian Kamaz team. Funny is that these trucks are ‘Liebherr powered’ and that is also what is written on the side of the truck. For the regulations that is not possible, because the components on a rallytruck must be from production trucks. Now Liebherr does not produce…Continue Reading

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Fuso and Nissan expand cooperation

Fuso and Nissan expand cooperation

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), Daimler’s Japanese commercial vehicle subsidiary, and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Nissan) expand their cooperation. The two companies today announced they have signed a contract for supply of completely built up Nissan commercial vans sold under the Fuso brand in export markets. Under the contract, Nissan will supply its…Continue Reading

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