Sneak Preview of the World’s Largest Truck Show
June 28, 2016
Connected and autonomous vehicle technology, as well as electric power, are three disruptive technologies that will highlight the IAA Commercial Vehicle...
German VDA Warns Against Post-Brexit Customs Barriers
June 28, 2016
Germany's automotive industry association, VDA, cautioned against any European Union imposition of customs barriers following the UK's decision to exit the...
Volvo Group's New Boss on the Job
October 27, 2015
Martin Lundstedt, Volvo Group’s new president and CEO, held his first press meeting on his first morning on the new job Oct. 22 – and chose to do it outside...
VW Updates Transporter and Caddy Vans
July 30, 2015
We check out the updated Volkswagen Transporter and Caddy Vans in France and Sweden and ask the question, could these vans be U.S. bound?
Off-roading with Mercedes Trucks
July 8, 2015
At a large driving demonstration with some 20 Mercedes Arocs construction trucks in various configurations, Daimler recently showed off its new...
Persson Out, Scania’s Lundstedt in as Volvo Group’s Chief
April 22, 2015
AB Volvo’s board of directors has named a Scania executive, Martin Lundstedt, as the president and chief executive officer of the Volvo Group, replacing...
Volvo I-Shift Dual Clutch: Smooth Operator
December 23, 2014
Volvo Truck claims to be first in the world to launch a dual-clutch automated mechanical transmission in heavy trucks. HDT European Editor Sven-Erik...
Growth in Important Markets Boosts 2014 IAA International Truck Show
July 29, 2014
The world's largest commercial truck show, the bi-annual IAA event in Hannover, Germany, is coming up in late September and will reflect economic conditions...
Scania: Sleeping Giant in Emerging VW Truck Portfolio?
June 9, 2014
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...
Tokyo Motor Show: Commercial Vehicles Are Back to Basics
December 2, 2013
The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show, which ran from Nov. 20 to Dec. 1, showcased international manufacturers’ latest technology in trucks, buses, cars, motorbikes and...