Every element in a heavy truck’s drivetrain is being constantly scoured for efficiencies, from piston crown to tyres. We’ve been to the Nürburgring to look at a new engine brake that has real promise. Ian Norwell reports.
Who are the main manufacturers from the emerging economies?
Based in Turkey, China or other emerging economies, certain manufacturers are taking on the European market, playing most frequently on one key strength: their prices. Who are they and how do they hope to conquer the Continent?
The new Mercedes autonomous truck was unveiled at the IAA HGC showroom amidst much pomp and circumstance, announcing the arrival of these technologies on our roads in the medium term. On the condition that, by then, a lot of things have changed…