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Sneak Preview of the World’s Largest Truck Show

Sneak Preview of the World’s Largest Truck Show

Connected and autonomous vehicle technology, as well as electric power, are three disruptive technologies that will highlight the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in September in Germany.

June 28, 2016

German VDA Warns Against Post-Brexit Customs Barriers
Volvo Group's New Boss on the Job

Volvo Group's New Boss on the Job

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 of the usual corporate setting.

October 27, 2015

Off-roading with Mercedes Trucks

Off-roading with Mercedes Trucks

At a large driving demonstration with some 20 Mercedes Arocs construction trucks in various configurations, Daimler recently showed off its new hydraulically operated front-wheel drive, named HAD, plus a new Turbo Retarder Clutch from Voith.

July 8, 2015

Volvo I-Shift Dual Clutch: Smooth Operator

Volvo I-Shift Dual Clutch: Smooth Operator

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 Lindstrand takes it for a spin.

December 23, 2014

Growth in Important Markets Boosts 2014 IAA International Truck Show
Scania: Sleeping Giant in Emerging VW Truck Portfolio?

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 alongside global rivals Volvo and Daimler. North America is likely in its game plan.

June 9, 2014

Tokyo Motor Show: Commercial Vehicles Are Back to Basics

Tokyo Motor Show: Commercial Vehicles Are Back to Basics

The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show, which ran from Nov. 20 to Dec. 1, showcased international manufacturers’ latest technology in trucks, buses, cars, motorbikes and accessories. HDT International Editor Sven-Erik Lindstrand returned with this report.

December 2, 2013

Volvo FH Gets Truck of the Year Award in Europe
As EU Contemplates CO2 Reduction, is More Power the Answer?
World's Biggest Construction Show Features Vocational Trucks

World's Biggest Construction Show Features Vocational Trucks

An impressive 530,000 visitors from over 200 countries converged on the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany, between April 15 and 21 for the giant construction equipment show, Bauma, where there were also plenty of vocational trucks on display.

April 25, 2013

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