Koolwijk did prefer Scania as a truck supplier for a long period. Nowadays its also running Iveco and DAF trucks for its container transport business. This Iveco Stralis was spotted on one of the Europoort roads near Rotterdam.
The ECO combo si very popular in Holland, i8ts numbers are growing rapidly. The news that Belgium is allowing it too will create another boost. The real step Europe's environments needs is the go-ahead in Germany. Unluckily the German railroad's influence kept it out so far.
The renewed MAN heavies are expected to be launched later this year. The basic cab shell stays but the interior and partly the exterior will be entirely new. Hopefully, the Munich truck builders have created something nice, the dull reputation of the MAN designers is a pity.
De Jong Grauss is one of the major Dutch container transport companies. its runs a large fleet of trucks and tractors for its container transport business. DAF is well presented in their fleet, the big XF the preferred series.
The Mercedes Actros is a Europe wide success. The truck is showing its qualities on all major operational aspects. The dominance on fuel usage however declined. No, the MB didn't get worse, the competition simply had to follow MB and countered with excellent product development.
The big flat floor Renault cab is certainly impressive. Its design is something completely different to all current truck designs on the market. A good livery helps, even more, the Renault is than even more attractive. Quality is no p[roblem it's technically a Volvo.