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Daimler: right on time for the 125th anniversary of the truck

Daimler: right on time for the 125th anniversary of the truck

On 18 August 1896 Gottlieb Daimler presented the very first motorised truck in the world. It was sold by Daimler to British Motor Syndicate, an automobile company in London. Exactly 125 years later a semitrailer arrives in London from Stuttgart: the current model of...

Renault trucks obtains the “Gold” Ecovadis rating

Renault trucks obtains the “Gold” Ecovadis rating

Renault Trucks has once again been awarded a Gold rating by the independent Ecovadis body for its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The French manufacturer is one of the 5% of top-performing companies. For the third year running, Renault Trucks has...

New Generation DAF trucks come alive with video and website

New Generation DAF trucks come alive with video and website

The New XF, XG and XG+ represent DAF new generation of long distance trucks, ready for the future. Taking full advantage of the new European Masses & Dimensions, all three cab variants excel in a beautiful and highly aerodynamic design. In addition, they...

Scania wins the “Green truck award”

Scania wins the “Green truck award”

For the fifth year running, Scania has won Germany’s coveted ‘Green Truck’ title. The prestigious press test competition is organised by two leading German trade magazines and over the years has become something of a world championship in transport efficiency for...

Volvo Trucks is accelerating women in transport

Volvo Trucks is accelerating women in transport

Volvo Trucks has joined forces with building materials company Lafarge to launch the AccelerateHer initiative with the aim of accelerating women-owned truck operations in South Africa. AccelerateHer is a ground-breaking initiative aimed at increasing the number of...

DAF introduces charging stations for electric vehicles

DAF introduces charging stations for electric vehicles

DAF Trucks offers a full range of fixed charging stations with power levels from 20 kW up to 360 kW. In addition, to provide maximum flexibility, mobile chargers with power levels from 24 kW up to 40 kW are available.   A range of charger solutions for...

Renault trucks to offer an electric range for each market segment

Renault trucks to offer an electric range for each market segment

Renault Trucks is pursuing its investment in electric mobility. From 2023, an all-electric Renault Trucks offer will be available for each segment, namely distribution, construction and long distance. To support these developments and be able to offer a complete...

Scania reports progress on climate targets

Scania reports progress on climate targets

For the first time since Scania set its Science Based Targets, the company reports on the progress on emission reduction both from its own operations and from vehicles in use.  In its own operations, Scania has already decreased carbon emissions by 43 percent...

On the road with Kristo Boginski

On the road with Kristo Boginski

Today, technologies and video equipment allow us to shoot all kinds of high quality and in any context. And so Kristo Boginski, a young truck driver with a passion for videos, has seen fit to create a Youtube channel where to upload the POV (Point of view, then filmed...

Iveco celebrates Women’s Day

Iveco celebrates Women’s Day

Three women, one big dream: to make a career in the Trucks Business. For International Women's Day Iveco tells the story of Judith Ehrmann, a truck racing team mechanic, Lorella Della Torre, who has carved out a career as Truck Sales Manager, and Oti Cabadas, a truck...