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Volvo’s electric trucks tested in extreme winter weather

Volvo’s electric trucks tested in extreme winter weather

Many of us have experienced it - the battery in the phone loses power when the blistering cold sets in. To avoid the same fate, Volvo Trucks has tested it´s electric trucks in extremely cold weather close to the Arctic Circle. The result? A feature to maintain battery...

Transpotec Logitec

Transpotec Logitec

New vehicles, great previews, and equipment for every type of application, integrated logistic solutions, refresher courses and professional training: Transpotec Logitec, the reference event for road transport and logistics, from 27 to 30 January 2022...

DAF XF, XG and XG⁺ Awarded International Truck of the Year 2022

DAF XF, XG and XG⁺ Awarded International Truck of the Year 2022

DAF’s new generation of trucks for long distance haulage has been crowned ‘International Truck of the Year 2022’. “The XF, XG and XG⁺ set a new industry benchmark in efficiency, safety and driver comfort”, the jury stated after an extensive series of tests. The...

The United States is looking for 80,000 truck drivers

The United States is looking for 80,000 truck drivers

The USA trucking industry is short 80,000 drivers, a record high, Chris Spear, President and CEO of the American Trucking Association, tells CNN. That's a 30% increase from before the pandemic, when the industry already faced a labor shortage of 61,500 drivers....

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...