Tag Archives: Trucks

AI based freight platform by Kuehne + Nagel to shape the future of the overland shipments in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE, 9-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne + Nagel announced it is rolling out an AI-based digital freight platform in Asia Pacific, first starting off with Thailand. With this launch, the company is expanding its suite of online services. The AI … Read the full press release

Intelligent digital tachographs: Tips and information on how to make a smooth transition to the DTCO 4.0

VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, 2-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental has just published a number of valuable tips and additional information on helping fleet managers make a smooth transition to the DTCO 4.0. The deadline for the intelligent digital tachographs is June 15, 2019 … Read the full press release

New advanced vehicle safety features will become mandatory in 2022 across EU

BRUSSELS, 26-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Provisional political agreement on the revised General Safety Regulation has just been reached by the EU institutions. Passengers, pedestrians and cyclists will be better protected as new safety technologies will become mandatory across EU in … Read the full press release

IVECO begun delivery on a record order of its ACCO medium range trucks

One of Australia’s leading suppliers of heavy building materials, Hanson, has taken delivery of the first of 82 ACCO 8×4 trucks, which will be deployed to sites across metropolitan Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia. MELBOURNE, Australia, 19-Dec-2019 … Read the full press release

West African Transport Academy (WATA): First heavy vehicle service technicians graduate in Ghana

Södertälje, Sweden, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The training for service technicians at the West African Transport Academy (WATA) in Ghana’s capital city Accra is the first of its kind. It enables students to specialise in heavy truck and bus technology, combining … Read the full press release

Dr. Christian Vollmer of SEAT: the duo trailer has the capacity to reduce by 50% the number of trucks on the road

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 journey … 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

Scania’s order bookings for trucks reached highest level in almost ten years during the first quarter of 2016

Scania’s order bookings for trucks reached the highest level for a first quarter since 2007 thanks to the continued strong demand in Europe. The growth is increasingly coming from the eastern and southern parts of Europe, where the recovery from … Read the full press release

Scania’s North American service network now comprised of more than 300 service points in U.S. and Canada

San Antonio, TX, 5-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Over the last three years, Scania has continued the expansion of its service network in North America, which is now comprised of more than 300 service points for Scania industrial and marine engines in the … Read the full press release

METRO LOGISTICS Germany to use MAN vehicles to transport goods to “METRO Cash & Carry” and “REAL” stores

TGX impresses with its low fuel consumption in field tests Munich, Germany, 5-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The logistics service provider METRO will from now on also be using MAN vehicles to transport goods to “METRO Cash & Carry” and “REAL” stores. MAN … Read the full press release

Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Ltd joint-venture introduced new range of trucks and buses developed specifically for India

Gothenburg, Sweden, 06-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On December 2, VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV), a joint-venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Ltd, launched the Pro Series, a new range of trucks and buses developed specifically for India and other selected … Read the full press release

KAMAZ and Intel introduced prototype of an on-board informational and entertaining system developed for trucks KAMAZ-5490

At COMTRANS-2013 festival KAMAZ together with Intel presented a joint product 13-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — KAMAZ and Intel presented a prototype of an on-board informational and entertaining system developed for national trucks KAMAZ-5490 At an international freight car auto show COMTRANS-2013 KAMAZ … Read the full press release

Volvo Group’s truck operations delivered 16,732 vehicles in May 2013

18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in May 2013 amounted to 16,732 vehicles. This was a decrease of 9% compared with the year-earlier month. Volvo Group Total deliveries by market for all brands (Volvo, Mack, Renault … 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 first to introduce dimethyl ether-powered heavy-duty commercial vehicles in North America

 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Volvo Trucks today became the first manufacturer to announce plans to commercialize dimethyl ether (DME)-powered heavy-duty commercial vehicles in North America. As the latest step in its comprehensive “Blue Power” alternative fuel strategy, Volvo revealed ongoing U.S. … 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

Volvo Group delivered 16,572 trucks in April 2013

5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in April 2013 amounted to 16,572 vehicles. This was a decrease of 2% compared with the year-earlier month. Volvo Group – Total deliveries by market for all brands (Volvo, Mack, Renault … Read the full press release

Volvo Trucks introduced its Euro 6 engines offer

4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Volvo Trucks has introduced new trucks with Euro 6 engines ranging from the smallest medium-duty 5-litre engine to the heavy-duty 13-litre variant. Starting in spring 2014, Volvo trucks will also be available with a 16-litre Euro 6 … Read the full press release

Daimler AG commercial vehicles subsidiaries MFTBC & DICV in Asia grouped under the umbrella of “Daimler Trucks Asia”

Activities of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) are grouped under the umbrella of “Daimler Trucks Asia” Combined annual sales target of MFTBC and DICV to 290,000 sold units until the year 2020 … Read the full press release

Five teams to drive MAN trucks at FIA European Truck Racing Championship in Misano, Italy

On this coming Whitsun weekend, the truck racers will be opening the European Championship season 2013 in Misano, Italy. The field for the FIA European Truck Racing Championship is a strong one with 21 drivers vying for individual honours. 17-5-2013 … Read the full press release

Sven Ennerst Appointed Daimler Trucks New Chief Developer

Sven Ennerst to take over responsibility for Daimler Trucks’ global development activities on August 1, 2013 Georg Weiberg will retire after working for Daimler for more than 40 years Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Daimler Board of Management member for Daimler Trucks … Read the full press release

Daimler Trucks continues to expand its presence in new growth markets

Daimler Trucks Bundles Asia Business for Further Growth The “Asia Business Model” will tap into the full synergy potential of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) Kawasaki and Chennai plants positioned as important Daimler … Read the full press release

Seven Euro 6 emission standard MAN TGX to transport Audi Sport equipment to DTM and WEC races

8-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In good time for the start of the DTM, Audi Sport has taken delivery of seven MAN TGX 18.480 semitrailer tractors. Offering a new design, these trucks are currently being launched onto the market by MAN and … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Trucks leads European heavy-duty segment with 23 percent market share thanks to Euro VI compliance

Full Euro VI compliance: The Arocs rounds out Mercedes-Benz’ range of heavy-duty trucks Actros, Antos, Arocs — specialized, environmentally friendly, and economical Arocs to be launched on the market in mid-2013 Stuttgart/Wuppertal, 30-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Actros, Antos, and Arocs form … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina trucks in Leeuwarden will start the switch from diesel to green gas

Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, 16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the end of this month, trucks that transport products from the production location to the container port in Leeuwarden will start the switch from diesel to green gas. This week, the RTL-Z television programme … 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

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: “Growth and efficiency: Daimler is staying the course”

Affirmation of long-term strategy and goals Start of biggest growth program in the company’s history Efficiency programs to lead to savings of €4 billion by end of 2014 Voting on a stable dividend of €2.20 per share Berlin, 15-4-2013 — … Read the full press release