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23 September 2022
The newest premium Actros model is powered by the third-generation OM 471 engine, which Mercedes says delivers as much as a 4% decrease in fuel consumption.
20 September 2022
The manufacturer has been developing prototypes of the GenH2 Truck based on the payload, range, and performance characteristics of its Actros tractor unit.
19 September 2022
“Since the last IAA four years ago, we have moved forward at full speed with the transition to CO2-neutral transport,” says Daimler Truck CEO Martin Daum.
19 September 2022
“Assuming the driver feedback remains as positive, and the trucks continue to live up to their early promise, there’s a real opportunity here for Mercedes-Benz to increase its share of our fleet,” says Willmotts Managing Director Dan Gray.
12 September 2022
“We’ve been a Volvo customer for many years— 80% of our fleet is Volvo—so when it came to choosing our new fleet there was only one marque on the table,” says ELB Partners Managing Director Peter Eason.
24 August 2022
“During our trial, we saw significant fuel savings which we project could yield a £10,000 annual cost saving per truck compared to the older vehicles we have on the fleet,” says K1 Logistics Managing Director Kurt Evans.
24 August 2022
The Lincolnshire-based agricultural hauler received a brace of Dafs in July, and it seems they’ve made an impression.
2 August 2022
The company is no stranger to trucks that bear a three-pointed star, as all but five of the 22 vehicles in its fleet are Mercedes-Benz models.
29 July 2022
“The massive ground clearance is perfect for this line of work, and we’ve got just about every optional extra on there that you can think of,” says owner Ryan Colson.
27 July 2022
Five years ago the electrical goods distributor’s fleet was composed entirely of trucks from a Swedish marque, but nearly all its 26 vehicles bear the Three-Pointed Star.
18 July 2022
When running its gas-powered trucks on biomethane, the Hegelmann Group can realize a CO2 emissions reduction of up to 95% compared with a diesel model.
11 July 2022
The truckmaker says its new system can withstand forces up to 150% greater than similar systems available from other marques.
8 July 2022
A DAF CF Electric was the first fully electric truck on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road.
7 July 2022
Faster pairing, new push notifications, and integration with Iveco Driver Pal make the app even handier.
28 June 2022
"The recognition of the Individual Lion S models in the Red Dot Design Award is a particularly nice success for our MAN Individual ex-works range and the growing Lion S family,” says MAN Truck & Bus Executive Board Member Friedrich Baumann.
24 June 2022
The 4x2 zero-emission tractor unit will transport goods in and around Budapest, logging roughly 500 kilometres per day.
23 June 2022
The Actros 2551 tractor units are fitted with resilient steel bumpers and raised ride heights to protect from damage while working on rough sites.
23 June 2022
DAF announces a full new truck series for distribution and vocational applications.
22 June 2022
“Hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric trucks will be especially suitable for long distances and heavy, energy-demanding assignments,” says Roger Alm, President of Volvo Trucks.
16 June 2022
“Thanks to several smart updates of the I-Shift gearbox, we have managed to make a range of new functions available that improve driveability, safety, and comfort,” says Volvo Trucks Heavy Duty Transmission Manager Pär Bergstrand.
8 June 2022
“We went for the FM this time to take advantage of the three-star cab, and it’s proven to be perfect for our needs and the distances we cover,” says Mon Motors Managing Director Gavin Cleverly.
3 June 2022
The award-winning truck range has only been in series production since November 2021, making this the most successful new truck introduction in DAF’s 90-plus-year history.
1 June 2022
The autonomous trucks, which have people behind the wheel monitoring their performance, can now travel from Scania HQ to their end destination.
31 May 2022
The 40-t eActros features a 500-kilometre range and is compatible with high-performance “megawatt charging” networks to quickly recharge the long-distance truck.
23 May 2022
Five Actros trucks have already been delivered, including an exclusive Edition 1 and four 26-tonne, low-chassis LnR models.

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  Blog Archive
Mercedes-Benz Unveils New Actros L With 3rd-Gen OM 471 Engine For Greater Fuel Efficiency
The newest premium Actros model is powered by the third-generation OM 471 engine, which Mercedes says delivers as much as a 4% decrease in fuel consumption. ...
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Volvo Trucks Presents A New Electric Axle For Extended Range
Freeing up space for more batteries, the new e-axle allows for even longer range for Volvo’s battery-electric trucks. ...
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Mercedes-Benz Testing Fuel Cell-Powered GenH2 Truck
The manufacturer has been developing prototypes of the GenH2 Truck based on the payload, range, and performance characteristics of its Actros tractor unit. ...
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DAF XD awarded ‘International Truck of the Year 2023’
New truck series for vocational and distribution transport sets new benchmark. ...
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Hiab Shows The World’s First Hooklift Made From Fossil-Free Steel
In the test production of fossil-free steel delivered to Hiab, SSAB used Hybrit technology to make steel with hydrogen instead of coal. ...
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Fuso Next Generation eCanter Light Truck Makes European Debut At IAA Transportation 2022
Daimler Truck says the newest eCanter is the product of customer feedback and more than 6 million kilometres of data. ...
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Mercedes-Benz Shows New Electric eActros LongHaul & 300 Trucks, Announces Medium-Duty eAtego & Hydrogen Fuel Cell GenH2 At IAA
“Since the last IAA four years ago, we have moved forward at full speed with the transition to CO2-neutral transport,” says Daimler Truck CEO Martin Daum. ...
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Willmotts Receives 5 New Mercedes-Benz Actros With 2nd-Generation MirrorCam
“Assuming the driver feedback remains as positive, and the trucks continue to live up to their early promise, there’s a real opportunity here for Mercedes-Benz to increase its share of our fleet,” says Willmotts Managing Director Dan Gray. ...
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Volta Zero Tested To Hot Weather Extremes
Taking place over six weeks at the purpose-built Nardo Technical Centre in Southern Italy, the hot weather testing programme was designed to ensure outstanding levels of reliability and durability. ...
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O’Reilly Transport Ireland Adds 75 SDC Curtainsiders To Trailer Fleet, Continues Long-Term Partnership
O’Reilly Transport Ireland has been in operation for more than 50 years, and for more than half that span, the logistics firm has worked with SDC Trailers. ...
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