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.
Remplacer les rétroviseurs par des caméras ? C’est peut-être pour 2017 – Truck and Business
Le salon IAA de Hanovre verra probablement naître une nouvelle tendance technique qui favorisera les économies de carburant tout en mettant la lutte contre l’angle mort sous un nouveau jour : le remplacement des rétroviseurs par des caméras. La société néerlandaise Orlaco est déjà prête…
MAN Truck & Bus AG: Heinz Kiess, Product Marketing bus and coaches
At the 2014 IAA Trade Fair in Hanover, MAN presented a number of new products. Fleet Street took the opportunity to interview Heinz Kiess, Product Marketing Bus and coaches at MAN Truck & Bus AG, on their latest products.
Manufacturer of coach buses exported throughout the European market, the Turkish Otokar also builds all sorts of other vehicles for the domestic market. Denis Toutblanc, Europe Marketing Manager, introduces us to a brand sometimes described as “low cost,” although it offers quality similar to its competition.
Scania: Jon Manson, Product Manager & Concept Owner
Heavily invested in telematics, Scania offers you a wide range of solutions that make use of the technology. We chatted with the brand’s Product Manager & Concept Owner, Jon Manson, who spoke to us about the technology’s advancements at the IAA 2014 Hanover trade show.
Schmitz Cargobull Telematics: Karl-Heinz Neu, managing director
Boasting over 10 years of telematics experience, Schmitz Cargobull is a long-standing player in the tech industry. Its managing director, Karl-Heinz Neu, tells Fleet Street about his firm’s solutions in the area during the 2014 IAA trade show.
Volvo Buses Europe: Martin Björkmann, Head of AfterMarket, Retail & Quality
Like Volvo, other companies, notably Michelin Solutions, have developed global telematics solutions. Martin Bjorkmann, Head of AfterMarket, Retail & Quality at Volvo Buses Europe, tells Fleet Street all about it during the Hanover IAA 2014 Trade Fair.
Edward Jobson, Environmental Director at Volvo Buses Europe
Actively pursuing the switch to low-emission vehicles, Volvo capitalised on the 2014 Hanover IAA Trade Fair to introduce the latest products in the industry. Edward Jobson, Environmental Director with Volvo Buses Europe, elaborates on these issues for Fleet Street.
Karine Forien, Renault Trucks, Energy Excellence Brand Strategy Director
At the 2014 IAA Trade Fair in Hannover, Renault Trucks showed off its OptiFuel Lab 2 prototype, its new “laboratory vehicle.” Karine Forien, Energy Excellence Brand Strategy Director at Renault Trucks, spoke about it for Fleet Street.
Acar Kocaer, Temsa’s International Marketing and Sales Director
Bus and coach manufacturer Temsa is a flagship company in Turkey where it is constantly gaining market share. Acar Kocaer, Temsa’s International Marketing and Sales Director, discussed his brand’s know-how at the 2014 Hanover IAA Trade Fair.