Business value from  Electronic Braking Systems

Business value from Electronic Braking Systems

The European Transport Board, a group of decision makers from the most significant European transportation and logistics companies, announces the publication of a new industry standard for data generated by trailer Electronic Braking Systems. The Trailer CAN (TCAN) protocol specifies the data exchange between braking and auxiliary data collection systems, e.g. telematics, on towed vehiclesContinue Reading

Dennis Eagle uses VSE steering systems

Dennis Eagle uses VSE steering systems

British manufacturer of collection vehicles Dennis Eagle has chosen VSE steering systems for several reasons. For a delivery in Australia VSE offered the right solution. VSE also provided the British manufacturer with solutions for the latest generation of multi-axle collection vehicles. The trucks produced by Dennis Eagle operate continuously in city centres and residential areas.Continue Reading

Pneumatic landing legs should save time, weight and fuel

Pneumatic landing legs should save time, weight and fuel

British company Prime Transport Solutions is about to introduce it’s pneumatic landing gear on the European market. Although a European company, PTS preferred to introduce it’s landing gear in American and Australian markets in the first place. The system taps air from the braking system. Still, there’s no need to interfere with EBS or anyContinue Reading

First details of new Mercedes gas engine

First details of new Mercedes gas engine

Mercedes-Benz introduces a new natural gas engine at the upcoming International Commercial Vehicles show (IAA) in Hanover (25 Sept. till 2 Oct.). The new M936G natural gas engine destined for  the Econic (picture) is based on the OM 936 turbodiesel engine from the new 7.7 l generation, which is being mounted in Atego and AntosContinue Reading

Siemens to take e-highway project to US

Siemens to take e-highway project to US

Siemens is to conduct demonstrations on a two-mile stretch of highway after installing a catenary system for electric and hybrid trucks in the vicinity of the largest US ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The company was awarded the associated contract by Southern California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The objective isContinue Reading

Next Scania caught in Germany

Next Scania caught in Germany

And here are the first photo’s of the next generation of Scania. Dutch truckdriver and Iepieleaks Spy Patrick Bol took these photo’s tonight at rastatte Huttener on Autobahn 7 close to the Danish border. This must be the same combination that was caught during winter testing. Also there was a tractor-trailer combination but that one leftContinue Reading

Small VW-MAN Pegaso?

Small VW-MAN Pegaso?

Now this is like an old scoop to me, because I never knew that Pegaso used MAN-VW trucks years ago. This small truck I found a few weeks ago in the south of Spain. Anyone with more info on this one?

Clever windmill transporter

Clever windmill transporter

For the transport of windmill towers you need very special trailers that can do nothing else than just transporting those big pipes. A new Dutch company named Tower Bridge now has designed an installation that allows you to transport tower sections with your standard extendable trailers. The one on these photo’s is a Broshuis threeContinue Reading