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MAN: New engines for TGX and TGS

MAN: New engines for TGX and TGS

MAN is presenting the new D15 engine platform later this year. The nine liter 400 Hp engine is replacing the current D20. The new D15 is smaller, lighter and has less swept volume. That seems like another step towards less CO2 emissions. The D15 engine is already on the market in MAN busses and coaches.…Continue Reading

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Kamaz starts new engine assembly

Kamaz starts new engine assembly

Russian truck manufacturer Kamaz will start assembling engines on a new line from March this year in a newly built plant. In the past, Kamaz relied for decades on an ancient and relatively inefficient V8 design. Now, together with German company Liebherr, the Russians developed an inline six twelve litre engine, said to become available…Continue Reading

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Volvo discontinues D16 engine  in US

Volvo discontinues D16 engine in US

Several American media reveal that Volvo immediately discontinues  availability of it’s D16 engine for both Volvo and Mack trucks. Volvo says demand for trucks with a large engine has decreased, most of it’s customers prefer the smaller 13 litre engine. Volvo also has en eleven litre engine available for long distance Volvo trucks. Customers can…Continue Reading

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Renault tests 3D printed diesel engines

Renault tests 3D printed diesel engines

Truck manufacturer Renault tests a 3D printed version of the well known DTI 5 diesel engine, which is being used in the light versions of the D-Series Renault trucks. According to several sources, 3Dprinted engines are lighter and theytherefore use less fuel. Metal 3D printing is being tested by many companies, the Renault case is…Continue Reading

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