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Scania: Sleeping Giant in Emerging VW Truck Portfolio?

Volkwagen's takeover of Scania may seem like it should only matter to Europeans, but the German automaker's goal is to be able to compete in commercial vehicles...

Driving impressions: Electronic Assist Systems Help New Sprinter’s Handling

The day after its introduction in Dusseldorf, in northern Germany, we reporters had a chance to drive Mercedes-Benz’s new Sprinter van for a few hours on variou...

Hendrickson's UltiMaax Suspension on Display at IAA

HANOVER, Germany - A version of Hendrickson's UltiMaax severe-duty rubber suspension already is on the market in China and now is offered to European OEMs. Acco...

Wabco Shows OptiDrive, EBS at IAA Show

HANOVER, GERMANY -- Wabco yesterday showcased its Maxx air disc brake technology, a new range of high-performance, single-piston braking products for trucks, bu...

Volvo's 750-Horsepower Truck and Sweden's Longer, Heavier Trucks

What makes a truck and engine manufacturer want to launch a 750-horsepower engine for standard trucks? Volvo already offered its 16-liter inline six cylinder en...

I-Shift Turns 10

Volvo's I-Shift may be relatively newcomer to the North American Market, but in Europe, it's celebrating its 10th anniversary

Electronic logbooks in Europe: Endless row of misfortunes, or a paper pusher's dream?

Many in the trucking technology world were relieved that the U.S. government decided to go with a "standards-based" regulation for electronic onboard recorders,...