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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...

DAF celebrates 250,000th Super Space Cab with special edition

DAF celebrates 250,000th Super Space Cab with special edition

DAF Trucks unveils the XF Super Space Cab Celebration Edition. With this luxurious and specially striped version of the largest and most comfortable cab on the market, DAF is celebrating the production of the 250,000th DAF XF with Super Space Cab. Drivers are treated...

IVECO wins prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD 2020 for the IVECO S-Way

IVECO wins prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD 2020 for the IVECO S-Way

IVECO has won the prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD 2020 for the IVECO S-Way in the Automobiles/Vehicles Category of the Product Discipline. Recognised as a symbol of design excellence, the annual award competition is organised by iF International forum...

Scania wins Truck of the Year Latin America 2020

Scania wins Truck of the Year Latin America 2020

Scania’s new truck generation has been voted “Truck of the Year Latin America” for 2020. The selection was made by a jury of 15 commercial vehicle editors and specialist journalists from Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru. The award was presented at Fenatran, the...

Newly renovated DAF Museum officially opened

Newly renovated DAF Museum officially opened

With huge public interest, and in the presence of almost all 160 museum-volunteers, the newly renovated DAF Museum in Eindhoven was officially opened by Professor Mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven. Mr van Vollenhoven is a member of the Dutch royal family, which has always...

MAN TGE vehicle donated to the Vatican City Corps of Firefighters

MAN TGE vehicle donated to the Vatican City Corps of Firefighters

Wednesday 6 November, Pope Francis blessed the new MAN TGE vehicle donated by MAN Truck & Bus Italia. Together with its Dealer Network, MAN Truck & Bus Italia decided to make a contribution to the operational safety of the heliport located inside the Vatican...