The Dutch ECO combo can be formed by several combinations of a tractor, trailer and semi-trailer. This picture is showing one of the simplest solutions. A standard 4 x 2 tractor, a standard 13,60-meter semi-trailer and a mid axled trailer. A low investment level compared to other concepts.
Czech operator Quadtrans is running this Iveco tautliner combo for its international general transport work. The Stralis is an excellent long-distance truck. Its cab still offers the necessary comfort and space to its driver despite its respectable basic cab design.
TTM Cargo is a Dutch truck transport company. One of its combos is heading south on the Dutch A16 near Breda. The rig is loaded with a couple of used trucks. They can already be sold to a new owner but it also is a possibiltythey are going to a truck trader somewhere in Europe.
A Renault Midlum distribution rigid. The French built truck is equipped with a boxed bodywork, a tail lift and a sleeper cab. The cab is certainly a success for Renault it was and still is used on many of its trucks. The current T-series is much more modern and also more upmarket.
The DAF CF Space Cab is the almost perfect allrounder. It offers plenty of axle configurations and the driveline options are just as big as the bigger XF is offering. Is there a no downside then? Yes there is, its certainly smaller than the XF and for real long distance work the latter is the better option
Ploeger is a long time user of Mercedes trucks and tractors. The Actros is one of their standard fleet tractors. Besides Mercedes its using a lot of DAFs as well. The CF is an important series in their fleet. General transport is one of their main activities.