IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Watch: IAA 2018 booth walk around videos

For those who have never been to IAA, held every other year in Hanover, Germany: the show is massive. Like “walking city blocks from one gigantic booth to another” massive. I dropped by the booths of the North American Class 8 manufacturers to get a look at what they’re offering in the European market and

Top takeaways from the Daimler Trucks IAA roundtable with Martin Daum

During IAA, Martin Daum, Member of the Board of Management with responsibility for the Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses, held a roundtable for the North American trucking press. While we’re still digesting all of the news Daimler Trucks rolled out, here are the top takeaways from the conversation. On how announcements at IAA impact North

From advanced safety system assist to electric trucks: Inside the Daimler Trucks IAA 2018 Product Experience

At the Daimler Trucks International Commercial Vehicle Show (IAA) 2018 Produce Experience, the OEM made several big announcements that advance its integration of technology, connectivity and equipment. Check out the rundown of announcements and the FE take on why they matter to the North American market and videos showing off the new equipment and technology.

Daimler Trucks delivers 50,000th Freightliner New Cascadia

Daimler Trucks reaches the mark of 50,000 vehicles sold in the U.S. with its Freightliner New Cascadia since production started in January 2017. The 50,000th New Cascadia was handed over to the customer Cargo Transporters, based in Claremont, N.C. Currently, Cargo Transporters operates more than 550 Freightliner trucks, now including over 120 New Cascadia. Daimler

Global innovations & megatrends: A look at fully electric and connected vans

At the recent IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany, the focus was on future megatrends, which included fully electric vehicles, digitalization for e-mobility and connectivity. I got a look at a concept city deliver van— the nearly completely integrated Vision Van (pictured above)—which optimizes many levels of connectivity, and the all-electric and networked

Dana introduces new exhaust gas heat recovery technology

Dana Holding Corp. highlighted its Long Exhaust Gas Heat Recovery (EGHR) technology at IAA Commercial Vehicle 2014, which enables vehicle manufacturers to improve fuel economy by up to 3%, according to the company. Dana’s new technology enables customers to reduce friction in the engine, transmission and axle by redirecting exhaust heat to rapidly warm powertrain

Wabco highlights safety technologies

Wabco Holdings Inc., a  supplier of technologies to improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles, will showcase its safety technologies at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 in Hanover, Germany, from Sept. 23 to Oct. 2. According to the company,Wabco will demonstrate its products and systems that help commercial vehicle manufacturers and fleet operators worldwide to significantly improve

WABCO launches ‘This is #MyTruckStop’

WABCO Holdings Inc. launched its “This is #MyTruckStop” campaign in a bid to collate hundreds of images celebrating the trucking community at truck stops around the world. Drivers across the globe are invited to share photos of the truck stops they visit on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #MyTruckStop. Participants have a chance to

WABCO Social media contest