vrijdag 27 april 2012

Pimp my Scania

Tuning, tune your scania.
Big wheels, lowered to the groud.
And angry viewers!

donderdag 26 april 2012

Successful BedrijfsautoRAI gives positive impulse to entire sector

​After a hiatus of five years, the sustainable road transport trade show BedrijfsautoRAI is well and truly back on the map. The renewed exhibition concept was well received by both exhibitors and visitors, as shown by reactions from the participants and the preliminary results of the visitor survey. The exhibition took place in Amsterdam RAI from Tuesday 17 to Saturday 21 April, attracting a total of 46,690 visitors and culminating with an extremely busy Drivers’ Day.

The next edition of BedrijfsautoRAI will take place in Amsterdam RAI from 8 to 12 April 2014

Video: Michel Kramer - xXxtreme Scania R730 Special @ BedrijfsautoRAI 2012

Look, and shudder, here comes Michel Kramer with his rather radical new Scania R730. 
The heavy and super-precise spraying, the details, even in the insane interior, extended cab, special wheels.. It is already a museum piece and michel should also work with.

Video: Mv Transport - Waalhaven

Trucks with a lot of show lighting and bullbars

dinsdag 17 april 2012

Boije Ovebrink sets new world truck speed records in Volvo VN

Volvo Mean Green truck with a green color, the fastest hybrid in the world with volvo mean green hybrid, will try to reach speeds exceeding 260km/h. On April 27 at Wendover Airfield in Utah, USA, to try and beat his own world speed record set just last year by ‘Mean Green driver, Boije Ovebrink. Volvo builds a hybrid currently holds the speed record at 500 yards standing, standing kilometer and flying mile – standard international rate.
This Volvo Mean Green hybrid Truck fastest truck in the world in total, the average Green pumps out 2100 horsepower, large and nearly 6779 Nm of torque – the 200 horsepower and 1200 Nm of torque from the electric motor. Aerodynamics also plays an important role in achieving the highest speed, so the designers chose the North American Volvo VN cab and sculpted aerodynamic optimal shape for the Volvo Mean Green hybrid.Green means the feature modified versions of the following components of the production Volvo: Volvo hybrid motor, battery hybrid Volvo, Volvo D16 diesel engines, Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmission.

Video: Brink Ovebrink and Mean Green vs. Ferrari


BedrijfsautoRAI is the leading platform for sustainable road transport in the Netherlands.
In addition to trucks and vans, the biennial exhibition also showcases trailers, specialised vehicles, spare parts, accessoires and transport solutions. BedrijfsautoRAI 2012 takes place from Tuesday 17 to Saturday 21 April 2012 in the Europacomplex of Amsterdam RAI. On top of this, an open air exhibition will take place on the terrain next to the RAI featuring demonstrations and live product presentations.

Opening hours
On Tuesday and Wednesday BedrijfsautoRAI will be open from 11.00 to 18.00 hours.
On Thursday and Friday opening hours are from 11.00 to 22.00 hours.
On Saturday (Truck Drivers Day) opening hours are from 10.00 to 17.00 hours.

During 2012 BedrijfsautoRAI Innovation Award Special vehicles awarded. Watch the movie.
For more information: http://www.bedrijfsautorai.nl