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A special job in Switzerland

A special job in Switzerland

Steering system manufacturer VSE was recently involved in a special order in Switzerland. The firm of Röllin specialises in supplying wood chips for pellet stoves. The chips have to be loaded deep inside the Swiss forests. To do this, considerable height differences have to be overcome. Until now Röllin has mainly done this using four-axle…

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Fuso and Nissan expand cooperation

Fuso and Nissan expand cooperation

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), Daimler’s Japanese commercial vehicle subsidiary, and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Nissan) expand their cooperation. The two companies today announced they have signed a contract for supply of completely built up Nissan commercial vans sold under the Fuso brand in export markets. Under the contract, Nissan will supply its…

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Volvo Non-Hit Car and Truck..

Volvo Non-Hit Car and Truck..

Volvo introduced a safety system that is monitoring the complete surroundings of the truck. The system ‘sees’ in 360 degrees everything that walks, rides bycicles or other objects that could be hit by the truck. The system is the result of a project that is called ‘Non-Hit Car and Truck’ and that project was done…

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Continental ProViu replaces mirrors

Continental ProViu replaces mirrors

Continental presents an innovation that could change a lot in the comming years of truckdesign. The ProViu Mirror: A camera system that replaces mirrors on a truck. The new camera system takes care of the blindspot and gives much better aerodynamic figures than conventional mirrors. The system looks like the one on the Actros Highway…

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Volkswagen Tristar

Volkswagen Tristar

At the Volkswagen stand at the IAA there is a studymodel of the Tristar. With this adventures pickup VW looks back at the Original T3 Tristar, the Synchro double cab from 1988. The new Tristar seems to be something in the middle of the Amarok and the Transporter, and it draws a lot of attention…

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DAF future study

DAF future study

At the press conference of DAF trucks at the IAA2014 this future study was presented as an example of where design could go to, when new European rules allow a protective nose in front of the cab improving aerodynamics and safety related to bicyclists. An interesting point is that some of the lines in this…

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Hyundai H350 presented at IAA

Hyundai H350 presented at IAA

At the IAA Motorshow in Hannover Hyundai presents the all new Hyundai H350. The big Hyundai van is going to be produced in Turkey and production will start by the end of this year. The H350 has a 2,5 liter four cilinder diesel engine with 150 or 170 Hp. For the time being there is…

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Scania starts gearbox cooperation with MAN

Scania starts gearbox cooperation with MAN

Scania is starting extensive cooperation with MAN regarding gearboxes for heavy commercial vehicles. MAN will gradually introduce Scania´s current gearbox range from 2016 and the companies will cooperate on future generations. This will mean faster delivery of improved products to customers, as well as more efficient use of production units and research and development resources.…

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Extra silent DAF CF on IAA

Extra silent DAF CF on IAA

DAF is introducing an extra silent version of the DAF CF distribution truck on the IAA 2014 that opens the doors next week in Hannover. The DAF is equiped with the 10,8 liter Paccar MX-11 engine with outputs from 210 – 440 Hp. On the dashboard is a special ‘Silent’ button that engages the silent…

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VSE and Weber Hydraulik present jointly at IAA

VSE and Weber Hydraulik present jointly at IAA

Earlier this year, VSE of Veenendaal (NL) was acquired by Weber Hydraulik, the multinational German specialist in the field of hydraulics and hydraulic-related products. Weber Hydraulik’s network and products provide an advantageous, stable base for VSE to further spread its wings in the global marketplace, while Weber Hydraulik benefits from VSE’s vehicle and system knowledge.…

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