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Self steering trucks by DAF and TNO

Self steering trucks by DAF and TNO

Today DAF Trucks and TNO did a presentation with the EcoTwin, a logical next step in the Platooning proces that makes it possible for trucks to travel at closer distance. By doing that up to 10% of fuel can be saved and less road is needed for trucks. The EcoTwin works with WiFi transmitters and…Continue Reading

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Dutch government allows tests with autonomous vehicles

Dutch government allows tests with autonomous vehicles

In The Netherlands, road tests with autonomous trucks will start on a short term. The Dutch government has officially allowed tests with driver-less vehicles on Dutch roads. The Dutch intend to be among the first countries where driverless trucks and other vehicles will be allowed. In Holland research institute TNO along with transport organisations and…Continue Reading

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TNO: Euro 6 jeopardises Dual Fuel technology

 Well respected Dutch research institute TNO has published a very interesting reportt on the effects of alternative drivelines for trucks. Especially the arrival of the new Euro 6 requirement was brought into perspective with current alternative technologies such as LNG and CNG, as well as hybrids and Dual Fuel. TNO concludes that with Euro 6, diesel…Continue Reading

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