Tatra, one of the most famous Czech industrial brands and a manufacturer of heavy trucks with a unique chassis concept, is celebrating 10 years since its Czech owners took over and breathed new life into it. On April 20, 2013, the Office for the Protection of Economic Competition confirmed the transaction in which the Czech business families Strnad and Matera took control of Tatra.
The beginning of a new year is traditionally devoted to long-distance races, regularly attended by special racing TATRA trucks. Six Tatra trucks in total participate in this year's Dakar and one Tatra truck represents the truck maker in the African Rally.
In this episode of our series we go back to the turn of summer and autumn of 2013, when another interesting special TATRA truck was made, this time based on T 815-7 range. This special vehicle was created at the request of an Italian manufacturer of drilling rigs.
In summer this year, a special truck TATRA PHOENIX 8x8 was built in collaboration with the Customer Center and Technical Department of TATRA TRUCKS a.s. for a Norwegian customer who has already been successfully operating several vehicles of standard version.
The TATRA TRUCKS company launches on their website a new series of articles about TATRA specials developed based on the specific customer requirements. The first part is devoted to the 1+3 special agricultural truck.
On Thursday, 21 August 2014, representatives of TATRA TRUCKS a.s. and DAF Trucks N.V. signed a renewed agreement for the delivery of engines and cabs for application in TATRA's 4x4, 6x6 and 8x8 vehicles.
Offroad Trucks Australia, the TATRA authorised dealer exhibits at one of the world's largest exhibitions of products and services for the mining and related engineering industries. The show is held at Mackay, Queensland, July 22 – 24, 2014.
The international STT trade fair held in Russia ranks among the most important exhibition of construction machinery and equipment. It presents both to experts and lay public a wide range of products for construction. The TATRA brand is represented by ATT GROUP, a TATRA authorized dealer.
Last week the TATRA TRUCKS company signed a binding contract for 166 fire trucks which it will produce for Slovakia. Although TATRA TRUCKS considered its direct participation in the tender, in the end it decided to opt for teaming up with a Slovak manufacturer of special superstructures.
Military high-mobility heavy duty vehicle – container carrier on T815-7 chassis is being exhibited by TATRA TRUCKS at the International defence exhibition IDEB during May 14 – 16, 2014 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
In the Russian city of Surgut, nicknamed the Russian capital of oil, climate conditions as well as the terrain do not allow the building of roads, oil pipelines and special equipment in a conventional way.