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World’s first double-clutch transmission for commercial vehicles

Fuso announced development of the very first double-clutch DSG gearbox specifically designed for commercial vehicles.

It’s called the the “Duonic”, and combines automated driving with the advantages of a manual transmission. Like ordinary cars, this system comes with accelerator pedal, a brake pedal and a selector lever. The selector lever allows automatic or manual gearshift.

Worlds first double clutch transmission for commercial vehicles Fuso dsg truck

The M038S6 “Duonic transmission” has six forward gears and a reverse gear. The P-function ensures safe parking by preventing the vehicle from rolling away. “Duonic” features a non-wearing wet clutch, which lowers maintenance costs by eliminating the need to replace worn clutch discs. A creep function has been added to the wet clutch, as is usual for automatic transmission with a torque converter. This enables the vehicle’s speed to be easily controlled when moving slowly – for example when manoeuvring or in stop-and-go traffic – and hill-starts are also made easier.

Volvo FMX Details

As we reported earlier, Volvo is introducing a new edition of construction trucks by unveiling the tough and rugged FMX series. Now the company has released further details of this business vehicle.

Based on the successful FM platform, this truck can be had with either an 11-litre engine (330hp-450hp) or the 13-litre engine (380hp-500hp). The recently updated construction version of the automated I-Shift gearbox makes it possible to ‘rock free’ from almost any situation. In addition, a new load sensor sends precise load weight information to I-Shift for an optimal gear sequence and smooth gear start. Massive braking power – 375 kW at 2300 rpm – is provided by Volvo Engine Brake Plus on the 13-litre unit.

Volvo FMX Details volvo fmx truck

New features on the Volvo FMX :

  1. New upper grill, inspired by the FH series, contributes to a modern look. The Volvo iron mark is larger and more visible, while the FMX globe sign makes a bold statement.
  2. New central towing device offers robust and reliable tool for towing or shunting, and can handle up to 25 tonnes. The lower front has been extended 165 mm.
  3. New anti-slip cab instep with an optional foldable extension step helps ensure the best possible grip in all weather conditions.
  4. New ladder and grab handle available on the day cab give the driver a quick and convenient overview of the load directly from the door opening.
  5. New load sensor provides weight load information to the recently updated construction version of the I-Shift gearbox for an optimised gear sequence and smooth start.
  6. Rugged construction mirror installation that is better able to withstand external damage and scratching.
  7. New, modern headlight design with durable headlight mesh protection that helps prevent stone chipping, without interfering with the optional high-pressure headlight cleaner.
  8. New rugged fog lights set in the steel corners of the bumper.
  9. New rugged steel bumper in a 3-part design: 3 mm thick steel outer corners, a robust skid plate and a new heavy-duty pull bar that helps protect the vital components behind it.
  10. New anti-slip footstep integrated in the skid plate provides easy and convenient access to the windscreen for cleaning. The options of an extra foldable extension step and/or a front grab handle on the upper grille are available for even easier access.
  11. Heavy-duty engine protection helps protect vital components.
  12. New rugged steel fuel tanks have been raised for higher clearance.
  13. A new, higher air intake position on the day cab is available as an option that optimises the quality of the air to the engine, while also improving visibility when reversing.
  14. New preparation kits and mounting options for working lights and reverse lights are available to choose from, making it easier to meet specific requirements.
  15. New robust rubber mats with flanges to keep dirt and mud within the mat area for easy cleaning.
  16. Three new interior trims to choose from: vinyl seats and door panels, textile seats and vinyl door panels or plush seats and door panels. Leather seat is optional.
  17. Three new interior accessories contribute to improved driver comfort: a table with dedicated space for cups and pens, a practical storage box and a paper holder in water resistant fabric.

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BMW X6 5dr 4×4 xDrive35i Technical Specifications

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Brand BMW
Model BMW X6 5dr 4×4
Edition xDrive35i
Engine (CC/Type) 2979/6
Fuel Type Unleaded
Price (In UK Pounds) 43,160
Adjustable Electric Steering not available
Adjustable Power Seats standard
Adjustable Seat Height standard
Adjustable Stearing Reach standard
Adjustable Steering Height standard
Air Conditioning standard
Alarm standard
Alloy Wheels standard
Anti Lock Brakes standard
Auto Gearbox standard
Benefit in Kind 14948-14948
Body Type 4X4
Braking Distance (metres) TBA/TBA
Central Locking standard
Climate Control standard
CO2 Rating (Grams per Km) 262
Cruise Control standard
Deadlocks TBA
Driven Wheels Four
Driver Airbag standard
Electric Front Windows standard
Electric Mirrors standard
Electric Sun Roof 870
Engine Position F
Etched Windows TBA
Euro NCAP Rating No Rating
From 0 to 60 Mph (in seconds) 6.7
Front Headroom (mm) 940
Front Legroom (mm) 1070
Hands Free Phone TBA
Heated Mirrors standard
Height (mm) 1690
Immobiliser standard
Insurance Group 19
Kerb Weight (Kg) 2145
Leather Seats 1510
Lenght (mm) 4877
Locking Wheel Nuts standard
Manual Sunroof not available
Manufacturers Warranty TBA
Marked Parts TBA
Maximum Boot Space (Litres) 1450
Maximum Power (Bhp/Rpm 302/5800
Maximum Speed (Mph) 149
Maximum Torque (Lb Ft / RPM) 295/1300
Metallic Paint standard
Miles Per Gallon (MPG) – Combined 25.9
Miles Per Gallon (MPG) – Extra Urban 32.8
Miles Per Gallon (MPG) – Urban 19
Minimum Boot Space (Litres) 570
Multi CD Player 305
Number of Doors 5
Number of Seats 4
Passenger Airbag standard
Pences per Mile 105.57
Percentage Charge 35-35
Percentage of Value Retained After 3 Years or 36.000 Miles 48
Power Steering standard
Radio not available
RDS Radio not available
Rear Center 3 Point Belt not available
Rear Headroom (mm) 900
Rear Kneeroom (mm) 720
Remote Locking standard
Satellite Navigation (GPS) 1845
Seatbelt Tensioners standard
Secure Spare Wheel TBA
Service Intervals TBA
Servicing Cost after 3 Years 1452
Side Airbag standard
Side Impact Bars standard
Split or Fold Rear Seats standard
Tank Capacity in Gallons 18.7
Tax Payable at 22% 3288.56-6577.12
Tax Payable at 44% 3288.56-6577.12
Towing Weight (Kg) 2700
Traction Control standard
Turning Circle (m) 12.8
Typical Contract Hire Rate (pcm) 907
Typical Insurance Quote 877
Unique Fit Radio TBA
Visible VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) standard
Width (mm) 1983

BMW X5 5dr 4×4 4.8i SE Technical Specifications

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Brand BMW
Model BMW X5 5dr 4×4
Edition 4.8i SE
Engine (CC/Type) 4799/V8
Fuel Type Unleaded
Price (In UK Pounds) 51,220
Adjustable Electric Steering TBA
Adjustable Power Seats standard
Adjustable Seat Height TBA
Adjustable Stearing Reach standard
Adjustable Steering Height standard
Air Conditioning TBA
Alarm standard
Alloy Wheels standard
Anti Lock Brakes standard
Auto Gearbox standard
Benefit in Kind 17770-17770
Body Type 4X4
Braking Distance (metres) TBA/TBA
Central Locking standard
Climate Control standard
CO2 Rating (Grams per Km) 286
Cruise Control standard
Deadlocks TBA
Driven Wheels Four
Driver Airbag standard
Electric Front Windows standard
Electric Mirrors TBA
Electric Sun Roof TBA
Engine Position F
Etched Windows TBA
Euro NCAP Rating No Rating
From 0 to 60 Mph (in seconds) 6.5
Front Headroom (mm) TBA
Front Legroom (mm) TBA
Hands Free Phone TBA
Heated Mirrors TBA
Height (mm) 1766
Immobiliser standard
Insurance Group 19
Kerb Weight (Kg) 2425
Leather Seats standard
Lenght (mm) 4854
Locking Wheel Nuts standard
Manual Sunroof TBA
Manufacturers Warranty 3yr/UL + 3yr Paint + 12yr Perforation
Marked Parts TBA
Maximum Boot Space (Litres) TBA
Maximum Power (Bhp/Rpm 350/6300
Maximum Speed (Mph) 152
Maximum Torque (Lb Ft / RPM) 350/3400
Metallic Paint standard
Miles Per Gallon (MPG) – Combined 23.5
Miles Per Gallon (MPG) – Extra Urban 30.7
Miles Per Gallon (MPG) – Urban 16.7
Minimum Boot Space (Litres) TBA
Multi CD Player 305
Number of Doors 5
Number of Seats 5
Passenger Airbag standard
Pences per Mile 113.21
Percentage Charge 35-35
Percentage of Value Retained After 3 Years or 36.000 Miles 44
Power Steering TBA
Radio TBA
RDS Radio TBA
Rear Center 3 Point Belt standard
Rear Headroom (mm) TBA
Rear Kneeroom (mm) TBA
Remote Locking standard
Satellite Navigation (GPS) 1845
Seatbelt Tensioners TBA
Secure Spare Wheel TBA
Service Intervals variable
Servicing Cost after 3 Years 1583
Side Airbag standard
Side Impact Bars TBA
Split or Fold Rear Seats standard
Tank Capacity in Gallons 18.7
Tax Payable at 22% 3909.4-7818.8
Tax Payable at 44% 3909.4-7818.8
Towing Weight (Kg) 2700
Traction Control standard
Turning Circle (m) 12.8
Typical Contract Hire Rate (pcm) 973
Typical Insurance Quote 877
Unique Fit Radio TBA
Visible VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) standard
Width (mm) 1933

Citroen C-Crosser 5dr 4×4 2.4i VTR Technical Specifications

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Brand Citroen
Model Citroen C-Crosser 5dr 4×4
Edition 2.4i VTR
Engine (CC/Type) TBA/TBA
Fuel Type Unleaded
Price (In UK Pounds) 19,995
Adjustable Electric Steering TBA
Adjustable Power Seats TBA
Adjustable Seat Height standard
Adjustable Stearing Reach TBA
Adjustable Steering Height standard
Air Conditioning standard
Alarm standard
Alloy Wheels not available
Anti Lock Brakes standard
Auto Gearbox TBA
Benefit in Kind 6907-6907
Body Type 4X4
Braking Distance (metres) TBA/TBA
Central Locking standard
Climate Control standard
CO2 Rating (Grams per Km) 225
Cruise Control standard
Deadlocks standard
Driven Wheels Four
Driver Airbag standard
Electric Front Windows standard
Electric Mirrors standard
Electric Sun Roof TBA
Engine Position TBA
Etched Windows TBA
Euro NCAP Rating No Rating
From 0 to 60 Mph (in seconds) TBA
Front Headroom (mm) TBA
Front Legroom (mm) TBA
Hands Free Phone TBA
Heated Mirrors standard
Height (mm) 1713
Immobiliser standard
Insurance Group TBA
Kerb Weight (Kg) 1750
Leather Seats TBA
Lenght (mm) 4646
Locking Wheel Nuts TBA
Manual Sunroof TBA
Manufacturers Warranty 3yr Paint + 12yr Perforation + 1yr Breakdown
Marked Parts TBA
Maximum Boot Space (Litres) 1686
Maximum Power (Bhp/Rpm 168/TBA
Maximum Speed (Mph) TBA
Maximum Torque (Lb Ft / RPM) TBA/TBA
Metallic Paint 370
Miles Per Gallon (MPG) – Combined 30.1
Miles Per Gallon (MPG) – Extra Urban TBA
Miles Per Gallon (MPG) – Urban TBA
Minimum Boot Space (Litres) 184
Multi CD Player TBA
Number of Doors 5
Number of Seats 7
Passenger Airbag standard
Pences per Mile 54.33
Percentage Charge 35-35
Percentage of Value Retained After 3 Years or 36.000 Miles 37
Power Steering standard
Radio TBA
RDS Radio TBA
Rear Center 3 Point Belt standard
Rear Headroom (mm) TBA
Rear Kneeroom (mm) TBA
Remote Locking standard
Satellite Navigation (GPS) price unavailable
Seatbelt Tensioners standard
Secure Spare Wheel TBA
Service Intervals 20k
Servicing Cost after 3 Years 1361
Side Airbag standard
Side Impact Bars TBA
Split or Fold Rear Seats standard
Tank Capacity in Gallons 13.2
Tax Payable at 22% 1519.54-3039.08
Tax Payable at 44% 1519.54-3039.08
Towing Weight (Kg) 2000
Traction Control standard
Turning Circle (m) 10.6
Typical Contract Hire Rate (pcm) 416
Typical Insurance Quote TBA
Unique Fit Radio TBA
Visible VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) TBA
Width (mm) 1806