Truck & Bus News Releases

  • Monopoly based in St Petersburg orders 700 DAF trucks

    Monopoly, one of Russia’s largest companies specialized in transportation of conditioned food products, will acquire 700 new DAF XF trucks to expand its fleet. The order was signed at the IAA exhibition in Hanover by Ilya Dmitriev and Maxim Onyfrienko – Monopoly directors -, Marcel Verbeeten – general director of…

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  • The future of distribution until 2025 discussed during CECRA’s European Truck Dealer’s Day

    The European Council for Motor Trade and Repairs (CECRA), is happy with the second edition of its Truck Dealer’s Day, organised in Brussels on 24 September. The conference, featuring ‘the future of distribution’ as a central theme, turned out to be an interesting event with a high number of participants…

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  • Scania Group and GAZ Group signed partnership agreement

    Scania Group, one of the leading OEM’s manufacturing heavy-duty trucks, buses and engines, and GAZ Group, part of one of the major Russian diversified industrial groups – Basic Element, signed a partnership agreement within the framework of the IAA International Transportation and Logistics Show, Hannover, Germany. According to the document,…

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  • VDA: Commercial vehicle industry wishes to use long trucks for reducing CO2

    Saving up to 25 per cent in CO2 and fuel consumption “Long trucks are an especially important instrument in achieving the EU’s climate goals in road freight transport,” said Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover. Wissmann…

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  • Long-distance transport of the future: IAA premiere of the MAN TGX hybrid concept

    Major potential for CO2 savings in long-distance transport Hybrid drives in commercial vehicles will be part of the drive concept of the future in all areas of application. However, different hybrid concepts are required in light of the very different drive requirements for buses and trucks in city and long-distance…

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  • MAN backs gas: premiere of the TGM CNG

    Fuel costs decrease by up to 35 percent As a resource-conserving, less harmful fuel with low CO2 emissions, natural gas is becoming increasingly important. Forecasts indicate that 65 million gas-powered vehicles will be on the roads in 2020. The infrastructure of filling stations is also developing, with some 3000 filling…

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  • Mitsubishi Fuso starts delivery of light-duty trucks to UD Trucks for sale in Japan

    Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced it has started delivery of its light-duty trucks to UD Trucks Corporation (UD Trucks) for sale in Japan. The official contract had been finalized on June 25, 2014, regarding MFTBC’s OEM (original equipment manufacturer) supply…

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  • MAHLE: Benefits of indirect cooling systems in heavy commercial vehicles

    To date, indirect cooling systems have been found primarily in passenger car applications. In commercial vehicles, direct cooling is still widespread today; indirect charge air coolers are used only in combination with two-stage charging concepts. MAHLE has investigated the potential of greater cooling capacity and reduced complexity when integrating additional…

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  • MAHLE: Lightweight design for commercial vehicle cooling systems in Euro VI applications

    The challenging limits in the Euro VI emission standard increase the performance requirements for the cooling system in commercial vehicles. With lightweight design and increased specific capacity of cooling components, MAHLE has been able to design the cooling system to meet these challenges without increasing weight. At the same time,…

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  • Volvo develops buses that contribute to safer, cleaner and quieter cities

    In tomorrow’s city, buses will contribute to a more pleasant environment, one that is safer and without noise and emissions. They can be programmed to automatically switch to electric power and drive at low speed in sensitive city areas. This becomes a reality with new technology from Volvo Buses. Electrified…

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  • Leoni supplies more commercial vehicles with wiring systems on global level

    New orders from Europe, the Americas and Asia Leoni is expanding its business with the commercial vehicle industry in all three world regions. The leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries has won new contracts to supply wiring systems for customers in…

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  • “Green Bus Award 2014” for the best-selling Citaro urban bus

    Trophy for the lowest fuel consumption on urban regular-service route World’s first urban bus complying with the Euro VI emissions standard, with well over 1000 vehicles in service with customers The Mercedes-Benz Citaro Euro VI received the “Green Bus Award 2014” at the IAA – the world’s leading exhibition for…

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  • Daimler Financial Services financing more commercial vehicles than ever before

    Per August, number of new contracts rose 11 percent over last year More than 900,000 commercial vehicles on the books in total On average, every third truck, van or bus is financed or leased by DFS Daimler Financial Services is financing more commercial vehicles than ever before. Worldwide, more than…

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