The EuroCombi is coming

Schenck, Paul
February 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2007, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p40
Trade Publication
The article discusses the need for longer truck-trailer combinations to handle the fast-growing freight volume in Europe. The volume-oriented EuroCombi proposed would comprise of a standard two-axle tractor towing a standard three-axle semitrailer of 13.62 meters in length. The total weight permitted for this volume-oriented EuroCombi would be 48 metric tonnes on seven axles. EuroCombi vehicles are needed because many trunk roads are already at the limit of their capacity due to structural bottlenecks.


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