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TimoCom – The transport lexicon
The transport lexicon

Truck (German: LKW)

LKW is short for the German expression Lastkraftwagen. Equivalent to HGV standing for heavy goods vehicle or simply lorry in English. This term is used to designate vehicles which are mainly used for transporting goods. The driver cab pulls a vehicle body which has been designed to contain the material in question.

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The transport lexicon – Answers to transport topics

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