Tag Archives: truck

New joint venture by IVECO and Nikola in Ulm, Germany to start production of Nikola Tre electric heavy-duty trucks by end of 2021

The partnership between the global commercial vehicles manufacturer and the US-based group specializing in zero-emission Class 8 heavy-duty trucks and related energy solutions is about to begin its manufacturing journey in Ulm, Germany. (PRESS RELEASE) ULM, Germany, 16-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz trucks’ latest tests confirm eActros and eEconic operational capabilities in winter conditions

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz Trucks announces that it has put the eActros and the eEconic through an in-depth series of different tests on the Swabian Jura in the freezing cold of February this year. Near-series prototypes … Read the full press release

Scania 540 S tractor awarded the highest overall scoring in 1000 Point and European Truck Challenge comparison tests

(PRESS RELEASE) SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania announces that its 540 S tractor has won two comparison tests organised in Germany by European trade magazines. The 1000 Punkte Test (1000 Point Test) and European Truck Challenge (ETC) results … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Trucks starts practical trials for its all-electric heavy-duty eActros truck with 20 test customers in various industries

Ten eActros trucks will be tested in day-to-day operation for two years Hermes is the first of 20 test customers in various sectors Locally emission-free and quiet distribution Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: “The practical trials with the eActros … Read the full press release

Bosch to present innovations for tomorrow’s freight traffic at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles

Bosch innovations to look out for at the IAA 2018 Tomorrow’s freight traffic will be accident-free, stress-free, and emissions-free Connected services are making life easier for truck drivers and logistics specialists Driver assistance systems for commercial vehicles are making roads … Read the full press release

SEAT and Grupo Sesé carried out a pilot test of the largest and most efficient freight delivery truck now driving on motorways in Europe

It measures over 30 metres long and reduces CO2 emissions by 20% per road journey The duo trailer leads to a logistics cost savings of 25% and should reduce the level of road accidents The truck was tested on the … Read the full press release

Readers of the magazine “Off Road” voted the Unimog the best off-road vehicle of the year

STUTTGART, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Unimog gets through where all others fail – in recognition of which, the readers of the specialist magazine “Off Road” have voted the Unimog the best off-road vehicle of the year in the “Special-purpose vehicles” … Read the full press release

Volvo Group starts a training programme for truck drivers in Morocco

GOTHENBURG, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group is starting a training programme for truck drivers in Morocco. This is the second driver training school in Africa that the group is involved in. The aim of the schools is to increase … Read the full press release

Hiab opens new factory installation and competence centre in Meppel, the Netherlands in Q1 2018

Malmö, Sweden, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, is opening a new factory installation and competence centre in Meppel, the Netherlands, during the first quarter of 2018. The new centre will offer FrameWorksTM subframes, truck bodies and complete vehicle … Read the full press release

Michelin’s EFFIFUEL™ aimed at reducing fuel consumption for truck fleet managers across Europe

18-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Michelin’s market launch of Michelin solutions in May 2013 is the result of a long change process underpinned by two deep-seated trends: Business customers – vehicle fleet managers – are confronted with a highly competitive environment and … Read the full press release

Volvo Group invested over €2 billion in Renault Trucks renewal

New Renault Trucks Range: Centres of profit serving customers’ businesses 12-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Renault Trucks is taking advantage of the switch to the Euro 6 standard to totally renew its entire range. This renewal has been the object of an … Read the full press release

Volvo Trucks modernized its entire European truck range

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Since September 2012, Volvo Trucks has launched five new truck models. It all began last year with the spectacular launch of the new Volvo FH, followed this year by the introduction of the new Volvo FM, Volvo … Read the full press release

Fuel-saving “autopilot” for trucks called I-See won Volvo Technology Award

16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The I-See system reduces fuel consumption for long-distance transport by up to 5%. Four individuals responsible for developing the solution are set to receive the Volvo Technology Award for 2013. The prize was presented on April 4 … Read the full press release