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...
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...
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...
Driving impressions: Electronic Assist Systems Help New Sprinter’s Handling
May 14, 2013
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...
Hendrickson's UltiMaax Suspension on Display at IAA
September 21, 2012
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....
Wabco Shows OptiDrive, EBS at IAA Show
September 18, 2012
HANOVER, GERMANY -- Wabco yesterday showcased its Maxx air disc brake technology, a new range of high-performance, single-piston braking products for...
Volvo's 750-Horsepower Truck and Sweden's Longer, Heavier Trucks
November 4, 2011
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...
I-Shift Turns 10
October 30, 2011
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?
May 5, 2010
Many in the trucking technology world were relieved that the U.S. government decided to go with a "standards-based" regulation for electronic onboard...