Curt Bennink is senior field editor of
Equipment Today magazine.
Bobcat Tier 4 Engine Technology unveiled for skid-steel loaders and compact construction equipment
Skid-steer loaders allow customization of control responses
A new frame, load controls and attention to interior details make the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC 2500/3500 pickup trucks not only GM's quietest but also most capable work trucks
Manufacturers have spent billions to meet EPA emissions targets for diesel engines, which has driven up the initial price of the engines. How will the cost of this investment affect the buying and selling of equipment in the long term?
While backhoe-loaders have many of the same maintenance requirements as any machine with a diesel engine, there are unique maintenance demands. The backhoe is the primary working end of the machine and deserves careful attention.
Volvo shares vision of where future wheel loader design is headed.
Recently announced 2014 and 2015 heavy-duty pickup truck from Ram Trucks, Ford and General Motors add towing and payload capability.
Consider the pros and cons of gasoline versus diesel engines when selecting a pickup truck
Powertrain alternatives can either decrease or increase total cost of ownership, so choose wisely.
Operator technique and inspections can dramatically influence undercarriage life.
Aftermarket emissions devices and electronic engine technology are changing the way dump trucks are spec'd.
A systematic approach to mechanics truck selection yields increased efficiency.
Take steps to protect small non-road engines from catastrophic damage due to higher ethanol content in gasoline.
Advanced features put compact excavators in the big leagues when it comes to versatility.
Transforming your vehicle into a mobile office has never been easier.
This interactive guide points out the various components required to meet Tier 4 Final, how they work and what's required to maintain them
Maintain aftertreatment systems for maximum uptime for your construction work trucks.
Hydraulic hammers need routine inspection and maintenance to extend useful life.
Here are the key technologies that have improved half-ton fuel efficiency by more than 60% in just two model years