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September 4, 2019

Orders galore for all-electric MAN eTGE

Customers in Europe love the all-electric MAN eTGE! Austrian transportation and logistics company Quehenberger Logistics has recently started using three MAN eTGEs in its...

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September 4, 2019

Driverless parking is here

Bosch and Daimler have reached a milestone on the way to automated driving: the two companies have now obtained approval from the relevant authorities...

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August 7, 2019

No ICE in this ice-cream van

Picture an ice-cream van. Its diesel engine is running, while excited kids gather around. While the van thrills those kids with delight, it has...

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August 7, 2019

Meet the mother of all slab transporters!

Kamag Transporttechnik – a German company that specialises in the production of industrial vehicles, modular transporters and vehicles for terminal logistics – was recently called...

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August 7, 2019

Ducato goes electric

Fiat has lifted the lid on its Ducato electric, which will be launched in 2020. The first full-electric Fiat Professional model, the Ducato was...

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July 4, 2019

Scania takes urban transport to the NXT level

Scania has lifted the lid on the NXT, an electric self-driving urban concept vehicle, which ferries commuters to and from work in mornings and...

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July 4, 2019

OSG launches innovative digital display

Israeli glass fabricator Oran Safety Glass (OSG) has launched ScreeneX glass-embedded digital displays, which – when fitted to buses and trains – make the...

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July 4, 2019

History is made!

The first cab-less, electric truck – Einride’s T-pod – has driven on a public road! The ground-breaking event took place at DB Schenker’s facility...

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June 10, 2019

Iveco is official partner of Alfa Romeo Racing

Iveco, the newly appointed official truck partner of Alfa Romeo Racing, has delivered a fleet of 12 Stralis trucks and one Daily van to...

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June 10, 2019

Fisker Orbit testing to start (we think)

So, first deliveries of the incredible Fisker Orbit shuttle, developed for smart cities, campuses and airports, were meant to commence in August 2019. However,...

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June 10, 2019

Ford and Rivian join forces to build EVs

Ford Motor Company has invested US$ 500 million (about R7,1 billion) in a company called Rivian, which specialises in electric vehicles (EVs). They will...

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June 10, 2019

Uber Freight and SAP join forces

Uber Freight, the Uber business unit that helps truck drivers connect with shipping companies, has joined forces with SAP – and their collaboration is set...

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