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Kenworth saves more fuel

Kenworth saves more fuel

Kenworth introduced a more streamlined T680 truck with a day-cab for pickup and delivery and regional tansport. The truck is optimized in aerodynamics and is powered by the Paccar MX13 or MX11 engines. These engines come In combination with the Eaton Fuller automatised transmission with the fuel efficient Meritor MT40-14 drive axles rated at 40.000…Continue Reading

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Freightliner Aerodynamic SuperTruck

Freightliner Aerodynamic SuperTruck

At the Mid American Truck Show Daimler Trucks brand Freightliner shows a prototype of a streamlined tractor. The prototype is the result of a five year project together with the American enviromental autohorities. Under the bonnet the 11 litre Detroit engine is featured with a heat recovery system that uses this energy and feeds it…Continue Reading

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DAF LF Aerobody

DAF Trucks in introducing the Aerobody for the 12 ton LF. This truck can be ordered with this streamlined Paccar body. In combination with a special designed spoiler- and fender kit this leads to significant savings of fuel and CO2 in the distribution. The box has an aerodynamic shaped roof and all the corners are…Continue Reading

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Huge orders for Scania UK

Scania has a good start of the year in the UK. Two companies ordered no less than 1500 new Scania trucks! The order, which will be filled over two years, follows a new joint-procurement agreement between Scania and the two companies. The first such agreement was signed in 2010 and was updated in 2012. Under…Continue Reading

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Scania news leaked?

Now these are two photo’s that I just got from one of my Iepieleaks spie squad. He found them somewhere in a dark corner of the internet and they make me very curious. Is this the real thing? Are these leaked scale models like the ones of Volvo some time ago?     The design…Continue Reading

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Roof diffusor from Jost

The German company Jost introduces a patented roof diffusor for trailers that promises fuel savings up to 4%. The drag behind the trailer is supposed to be 50% lower when this device is mounted on the roof. JOST SDR has a positive effect in reducing air turbulence at the rear of the vehicle. The air…Continue Reading

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New EU proposal: Longer trucks, improved streamline

The EU has proposed new regulations for truck dimensions, which have just been sent to the Parliament. The proposed extra length is meant to improve air resistance, and it might be added at the front and at the rear of the truck combination. Also trucks are allowed to be a little wider to allow sideskirts…Continue Reading

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