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Volvo buses launches an all new 4-metre-high double decker for Europe

Volvo buses launches an all new 4-metre-high double decker for Europe

Volvo Buses is launching an entirely new 4-metre-high version of its double decker, the Volvo 9700 DD, tailored for operations all over Europe. With this latest addition to the product range Volvo Buses now offers customers one of the widest and most flexible ranges...

IVECO celebrates 75th anniversary of heritage brand Pegaso

IVECO celebrates 75th anniversary of heritage brand Pegaso

Seventy-five years from the creation of the Pegaso brand in Spain, its heritage of passion, pioneering spirit and strength lives on in IVECO’s DNA. The historic Spanish brand Pegaso was founded by Empresa Nacional de Autocamiones (ENASA) in 1947, taking the...

Volvo and Iveco to launch on-board Alexa vocal truck driver

Volvo and Iveco to launch on-board Alexa vocal truck driver

The new Volvo FH, Volvo FH16, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX will be the first commercial heavy-duty trucks to come with Amazon Alexa built-in. The integration of Alexa will enable truck drivers to get directions, make phone calls, listen to the news and access entertainment,...

MAN’S new TGX wins the 2021 International truck of the year award

MAN’S new TGX wins the 2021 International truck of the year award

MAN’s new TGX range has been elected International Truck of the Year 2021 by a jury of 24 commercial vehicle editors and senior journalists, representing 24 major trucking magazines from throughout Europe. The prestigious award was handed to Andreas Tostmann, Chief...

Scania’s fourth consecutive Green Truck test victory

Scania’s fourth consecutive Green Truck test victory

Scania’s score in the highly prestigious German “Green Truck”, a comparative test in which the lowest fuel consumption is the single focus. For the 2020 award, a GTW of 40 tonnes and +500 hp was stipulated for the 360 km test track north of Munich. All three premium...

Sustainable Truck of the Year 2021

Sustainable Truck of the Year 2021

In mid-November, during the "digital" version of Ecomondo, a fair dedicated to the Green economy, the prizes for the Sustainable Truck of the Year 2021 were awarded. The fifth edition awarded prizes in the Tractor, Distribution and Van categories. Tractor - IVECO...

The longest bus journey in the world

The longest bus journey in the world

18 countries, 20.000 Km, 70 days. The world’s longest bus-route, linking India to the United Kingdom, will launch next year in a bid to recapture the spirit of the Hippie Trail of the 1960s… Adventures Overland is all set to launch its very own dream bus which will...

Mercedes-Benz’s new Actros wins the International Truck of the Year

Mercedes-Benz’s new Actros wins the International Truck of the Year

Mercedes-Benz’s new Actros has been elected International Truck of the Year 2020 by a jury of 24 commercial vehicle editors and senior journalists, representing 24 major trucking magazines from throughout Europe. The prestigious award was handed over to Prof. Uwe...

Volvo Trucks launches the new Volvo FH

Volvo Trucks launches the new Volvo FH

Volvo Trucks has launched the new Volvo FH featuring a re-imagined cab, innovative safety features and a driver focused working environment. A key aim of the new design is to give the driver a more productive, safe and comfortable life on the road. The new FH and FH16...