A Cummins powered Krupp is causing quite some smoke during a so-called Kippertreff in Bottrop Kirchhellen (DE). The old two-stroke truck needed to warm up a little. The Cummins powered Krupps were the last built before the company broke down.
A just beautiful Swedish registered Volvo F88 rigid. Despite having a very small cab it was widely accepted ats the truck for international long distance transport. The 9.6 liter 6-inline was delivering 260 HP in those days. The big 12 liter in the F89 offered 330 HP.
DAMCO-Pyck was the Belgian subsidiary of DAMCO Wegtransport in Holland. This Renault reefer combo just arrived at the parking at the French side of the Mont Blanc tunnel. The Renault with the revamped Berliet cab gained quite some popularity in the eighties.
A MAN F90 once owned by Weys Inter-Europa located in the small village Siebengewald. The F90 was the successor of theF8 which joined its cab with the French Saviems. The F90 opened doors for the Munich truck builder. The international transport sector was not the F8 domain really.
The small Mercedes LP 613 was sold in large numbers throughout Europe. The sturdy design attracted drivers and operators from day one. This oldie is equipped with a car transport bodywork.The Intraga sun visor is typical Dutch.
In the seventies and eighties, Mack tried to get a foothold in Europe. After some initial success sales slowed down to almost nil. Price and quality of the US trucks couldn't compete with the main European brands. Later Mack was bought by Renault.