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Mammoet effectively transports 430 tons of reactorparts

Mammoet effectively transports 430 tons of reactorparts

With the help of the recently introduced Trailer Power Assist (TPA), an innovative development by Mammoet and Scheuerle, the Dutch heavy-load service provider was able to transport a 430-tonne coil using only two tractor units. Without TPA, six towing vehicles would have been required. In addition, the technology reduced the time required for the transportation…Continue Reading

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New Actros on its way!

New Actros on its way!

Mercedes-Benz is going to launch a new generation of the popular Actros during the IAA in Hannover. This truck that was caught on the road in Dresden, Germany. There is a lot covered on this truck, but it definately is an Actros when we look at the chassis. The cab is completely covered but we…Continue Reading

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class presented

Mercedes-Benz X-Class presented

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the new X-Class pickup. With this car Mercedes steps into a new segment. Mercedes-Benz thinks this segment will grow from the current 2,2 million vehicles worldwide to about 3,2 million in 2026. Mid-size pickups are already part of a normal cityscape in many countries, especially in the southern hemisphere. In Argentina and Australia, for example,…Continue Reading

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This is how you move 28 metre tanks

This is how you move 28 metre tanks

In the first issue of BIGtruck Online Magazine, we present a unique transport of 28 metre high tanks, which are produced somewhere in Holland. At Mammoet, they know how to handle such equipment. A Scheuerle platform was brought onto the scene, as well as a lot of knowledge and some big Mercedes trucks. Check out all…Continue Reading

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Mercedes studies new Actros versions for China and Brazil

Mercedes studies new Actros versions for China and Brazil

Mercedes-Benz has a fine cooperation with Foton in China, but it has announced that it intends to sell it’s own Actros truck as well. Also, Mercedes is looking to replace the Actros they sell in Brazil, with a version of the present Actros we all  know in Europe. The Mercedes shown in this picture was…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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Mercedes stops production Atron in Brazil

Mercedes stops production Atron in Brazil

Mercedes-benz has stopped the production of the bonneted trucks in Brazil. After Scania and Volvo Mercedes was the last to produce bonneted trucks in a country that was build by trucks of that type. The last Atron trucks had a Euro-5 engine under the hood. The cab was an evolution of the European Ecoliner cab.…Continue Reading

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