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Greek Armed Forces To Release Tender Order To Replace Two Historic Vehicles In Their Fleet

The decision to replace two historic vehicles of the Greek Armed Forces, the Stagier trucks and the jeeps of the Mercedes-Benz GD, through a tender whose first part is estimated to have a budget of 550 million euros, mobilizes all major automakers active in defense, but also a number of companies specializing in the equipment of such vehicles. Replacing historic vehicles Some unofficial presentations have already been made in Athens, Greence by foreign groups According to information, some un...

Rosenbauer Launches A New Logistics Vehicle Volvo FL Electric With 200 KWh Battery Capacity

Brand new and trend-setting - the new logistics vehicle from Rosenbauer combines a highly flexible body concept with a new, innovative electric chassis. It is the first fire engine on a fully electrically powered series chassis, the Volvo FL Electric. The FL series came onto the market in 1985, is now being built in the third generation and in the version up to 16 t gross vehicle weight it is mainly used in local distribution traffic. The chassis has also been available with an electric drive s...

Volvo Penta Collaborates With Rosenbauer To Develop Electric Fire Truck Revolutionary Technology

Volvo Penta has been collaborating with its longstanding customer Rosenbauer to develop an electric driveline for the platform and industrialized version of the company's Concept Fire Truck (CFT), known as "Revolutionary Technology" (RT). By walking away from conventional commercial vehicle concepts and developing an electric solution for the truck's driveline instead, Volvo Penta and Rosenbauer introduced a completely new vehicle architecture that looks set to revolutionize the fire service ind...

ZIEGLER Delivers Industrial Vehicle With High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) To The Zeeland Refinery In Netherlands

ZIEGLER has announced handing over its high-tech industrial vehicle with High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) to the Zeeland Refinery in the Netherlands. The extinguishing vehicle built on a Volvo chassis has a 2,000 liter extinguishing water tank and a 5,000 liter foam tank. The ZIEGLER centrifugel fire pump FPN 10-10000-1H delivers enormous extinguishing power. Z-PF foam admixture system The ZIEGLER Z-PF foam admixture system allows the effective use of the foam compound. In addition to the 2...

Bronto Skylift And Lissner Deliver S35EM Truck-Mounted Aerial Work Platform In Denmark

Danish commercial building and window cleaning company Anders Andersen Rengøring has taken delivery of their first 35-meter Bronto S35EM truck-mounted aerial work platform. Delivery was made by Bronto Skylift’s local distributor Lissner. “For many years, the Bronto product range has been characterized by large truck-mounted lifts. But with the new 35-meter S35EM the company gains ground in the market for small, functional platforms for city use and this unit presents a perfec...

Bronto Provides S35EM And S38XDT Aerial Work Platforms To UK Based Company Smart Platform Rental

UK rental company Smart Platform Rental Ltd adds two Bronto aerial work platforms with working heights of 35 and 38 meters to its rapidly expanding truck-mounted rental fleet. Both newcomers are mounted on an 18 ton, Euro VI compliant, Volvo chassis. The specifications both include secondary guarding, material winch and a built-in generator, as well as variable jacking for flexibility. The S35EM features a 5-section telescopic boom and an articulated cage boom and it provides a maximum out reac...

ZIEGLER Announces Signing Of Delivery Contract For Five RW Cranes For Fire Departments In Germany

On March 3, 2020, ZIEGLER Brandweertechniek B.V. signed a contract for the delivery of five RW Crane to the security region of Midden en West Brabant. These vehicles will be delivered between 2020 and 2021 to the fire departments at Breda, Roosendaal, Bergen op Zoom, Raamsdonksveer and Tilburg. The vehicles will be built on a Volvo FH chassis, type 460 High 6x2, equipped with X-Track.

CTM Fahrzeugbau Berlin GmbH Exhibits PIONIER Multifunctional Vehicle At INTERSCHUTZ 2020

CTM Fahrzeugbau Berlin GmbH (CTM/Creative Truck Manufacturing) is at INTERSCHUTZ 2020 to showcase PIONIER, a multifunctional vehicle that can overcome virtually any obstacle en route to its destination. INTERSCHUTZ 2020 Not all rescue operations take place in urban environments that are quick and easy to access thanks to faultless infrastructure. Sometimes, crew members have to make their way through somewhat difficult terrain to convey people and provisions or to transport materials, machines...

Assam Bombay Carriers Takes Delivery Of Bronto Skylift S70XDT Aerial Platform, First Locally Mounted Platform In India

Mumbai-based logistics and safety equipment rental company Assam Bombay Carriers has taken the delivery of another 70-metre aerial work platform, Bronto Skylift S70XDT. “We see a strong potential for bigger aerial platforms in India. We bought our first used Bronto in 2016 after a long and in-depth study and have now bought two new S70XDT’s to strengthen our fleet,” said Praveen Sharma, Managing Director at Assam Bombay Carriers. Bronto S70XDT aerial work platform Mr. Sharma...

ZIEGLER Completes Delivery Of 100 Emergency Vehicles To The County Of Hesse In Germany

ZIEGLER has announced delivery of the vehicles number 49 and 50 from the second purchase order of Hessen of about 50 emergency vehicles, LF 10 KatS. These vehicles were handed over to the fire brigades of Eschenburg/Eibelshausen and Herbstein (8th collective order by the county of Hesse), at the headquarters of the ZIEGLER Group, in Giengen, Germany. LF 10 KatS emergency vehicles Since 2012, ZIEGLER has already delivered 100 LF 10 KatS emergency vehicles in total to various fire brigades in th...

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