While the Tesla Semi has been delayed once again, the world of heavy cargo hauling does not linger away and continues to be the ever-evolving backbone of the world’s economy. The major players in the industry of semi-trucks bring to the fore an entirely new lineup of 2022 models that can be collectively characterized by improved fuel efficiency, advanced driver assistance features, comfier interiors and powerful engines!
If you are a hard-working truck driver who wants to learn about the upcoming machines for your trade or simply a big fan of diesel giants, we welcome you at #AutomotiveTerritory!
Before we proceed, check out previous videos on the topic:
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New 6×6 trucks you have to check out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4A2tSRwkr0
List of all models that made it to this #AT_Trucks release:
00:46 Peterbilt 579
Already considered a flagship of the Peterbilt’s range, the 579 class 8 truck enters 2022 model all-new: it offers bolder exterior design, lots of innovative features, and a comfier cabin design.
01:53 Western Star 49X
The most advanced vocational truck from Western Star accumulates the experience of its predecessors while adding new tech and optimizing its heavy-duty powertrains. The 49X is built on the new frame with a total weight saving of 350 pounds.
02:54 Mercedes-Benz Actros Edition 2
After successfully selling out the Edition 1 of the new generation Actros, Mercedes is following up with a 400-unit Edition 2 that focuses on raising the cabin comfort levels and providing more customization options. The model targets keen on innovation professional drivers and owner-operators.
04:05 Kenworth T680 Next Generation
With some minor tweaks and adjustments along the way, the classic T680 has been on the roads since 2012. The 2022 Next Generation, however adheres to its name by offering a radical step up in aerodynamics, powerful design and smart tech.
05:33 Volvo FH & FH16
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A new generation of Volvo’s FH and FH16 trucks brings upgraded safety features, latest technologies and a driver-centric cabin, which increases in size by almost a cubic meter.
06:33 Freightliner eCascadia
With almost one million miles of testing on American roads, this all-electric Class 8 is readying to start customer duties in 2022. Based on the brand’s best-selling ICE Cascadia, the model has been developed by the company’s internal eMobility team in cooperation with Detroit Diesel Corporation, that is also owned by Daimler.
07:51 DAF XF, XG and XG+
The Dutch division of the Paccar group claims to be the first company in Europe to release a new range of semi-trucks that complies with the latest masses and dimensions regulations. Moreover, the 2022 DAF XF, XG and XG+ have the most specious interiors.
08:58 International Truck HX Series
If we were to trust International, the new International Truck HX Series was created with silent submission to the drivers’ feedback, a true truck built around you.
10:10 Scania V8 Range
Scania’s V8 engine range is going through an overhaul in 2022, which spawns 4 new models with 530, 590, 660 and record braking 770 horsepower.
11:19 Volvo VNR Electric
Volvo’ long and thorny path towards the status of a global leader in zero-emission trucks is on the brink of completion, given that production of the electric VNR has officially started this summer, and the first battery-electric trucks have already been delivered to New York City-based beverage distributors.
12:23 Petebilt Medium Duty
Regardless of the required capability or purpose of the truck you are shopping for, the new Medium Duty series by Peterbilt can meet the demands of any customer. The lineup includes 4 models: the class 5/6 535 and 536 target lease and rental markets; while the new 537 and 548 semis belong the class 7/8 segment and are aimed at vocational drivers.