Scania to become the lead brand in the global Traton Group

Scania to Become the Lead Brand in the global Traton Group

An announcement of structural changes at the top, which are effective as of October 1, confirms Scania to become the lead brand in the global Traton Group. As a result of the changes, Christian Levin takes on a changed role which merges his current role as President and CEO of Scania with the role as President and CEO of Traton. Read more

future global diesel truck engine

A Future Global Diesel Truck Engine

While all of the news seems to be about the latest alt-power engines for trucks, a new plant has been announced to produce a future global diesel truck engine for the Traton Group. Ground has been broken at new site in Nuremberg, Germany, where the Common Base Engine (CBE) will be built. Read more

without drivers there is no transport business

Without Drivers There is No Transport Business

Vince Mannone works on the principle that without drivers there is no transport business. He acknowledges that they are the face of the company to the clients and ambassadors for the business, VA Hire, a transport operation steeped in diversity. Read more

International Truck of the Year announced

International Truck of the Year Announced

At a virtual ceremony that took place in Munich, Germany, involving commercial vehicle editors and senior journalists, representing 24 major trucking magazines, attendees saw the International Truck of the Year announced. At MAN’s headquarters, the MAN new TGX range has been elected International Truck of the Year 2021 by the IToY jury. Read more

MAN on the road

MAN On The Road

Diesel’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, hasn’t been able to get out and test many trucks in 2020, but when the chance to take the new TGX 26.640 from MAN on the road, he jumped at the chance. Not only was it a bit of a cure for cabin fever, but the new truck drew a lot of attention from other drivers. Read more

Hino and Traton electric power deal

Hino and Traton Electric Power Deal

A joint venture agreement for e-mobility products has been signed this week as part of a Hino and Traton electric power deal. The new JV will drive sustainable transport, based on the strategic partnership started in 2018. Read more

newly released truck range from MAN

Newly Released Truck Range from MAN 

There has been a great deal of interest on European roads in the newly released truck range from MAN and Diesel’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, reckons the new truck is a winner. Read more

new truck from MAN is a winner

New Truck From MAN is a Winner

Having spent a few hours behind the wheel of a new generation MAN TGX 26.640, Diesel’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, reckons the new truck from MAN is a winner. Read more

the new MAN is 'Simply My Truck’

The new MAN is ‘Simply My Truck’

At its launch in Bilbao, Spain, the headline at the spectacular event unveiling the new MAN is ‘Simply My Truck’. The next generation of the German truck maker’s entire range has been brought bang up to date with all of the latest technology and a completely new driver’s environment. Read more

unveiling the new look MAN

Unveiling the New Look MAN 

Here is a video about unveiling the new look MAN truck in Europe. This is an event which is going to happen next week on February 10 in Bilbao. However, MAN have spent a lot of time and energy building up the hype in the period running up to the event, but also keeping the new look and design a strict secret.  Read more

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