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E-Fuels Offer Possible Alternative to Reduce Carbon Emissions
IDTechEx has released a new report which examines the benefits e-fuels can provide over other alternative fuel options.
March 6, 2021
EU and U.S. Temporarily Suspend Tariffs Impacting Construction, Heavy Equipment
U.S. President Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have agreed to a 4-month suspension on tariffs that had been placed on a variety of products, including some types of construction and other heavy equipment.
March 5, 2021
Proterra Collaborating with Komatsu on Electric Excavator
Proterra will provide its battery technology for use in a proof-of-concept battery-electric hydraulic excavator Komatsu plans to bring to market by 2023.
January 27, 2021
JCB Expands Electric Machine Offering for Zero-Emissions Operations
New additions to the company’s line of electric machines help customers stay productive while meeting sustainability initiatives.
January 26, 2021
Fuel Options Continue to Evolve
Advancements in various fuel types are providing more opportunities for emissions reductions and new application uses.
December 30, 2020
Advancements in Battery Systems for Heavy Equipment are Increasing
Continued developments in battery technology are bringing about higher power capabilities and additional use cases in the heavy equipment industry.
December 28, 2020
Mobile Robot Use Cases Grow in Construction as Technology Advances
Robots are becoming more commonplace in the off-road equipment market as sensor, GPS and other automation-enabling technologies continue to improve.
November 10, 2020
New All-Terrain, Amphibious Vehicle Improves Personnel Transport on Jobsites
Inclusion of a specialized drive system and Caterpillar engine enables the vehicle to easily maneuver over difficult terrain while carrying up to eight passengers or payload of 2,200 lbs.
August 20, 2020
Medium Duty Trucks: Class 4 - 6
Mack Trucks Shares Medium-Duty Truck Strategy
Mack's Class 6 and 7 MD Series trucks are designed specifically for medium-duty applications and will be built in a new production facility near Salem, VA.
February 27, 2020
Electrified Construction Equipment Gaining Momentum
More manufacturers are developing electric powered construction equipment to meet increasing emissions regulations and provide efficiency improvements.
January 27, 2020
Volvo CE Seeks to Build Tomorrow with Bigger, More Productive Construction Equipment
Volvo Construction Equipment will introduce several new pieces of equipment and technology features at CONEXPO 2020 aimed at improving productivity and efficiency for customers.
January 15, 2020
U.S. Imposes Tariffs on Heavy Equipment from Europe
AEM reports the U.S. is imposing additional import duties on heavy machinery from some European countries.
October 7, 2019
5G Will Advance Automation in Construction Applications
The next generation of cellular networks will provide greater reliability and speed necessary for connected and autonomous vehicles.
October 1, 2019
Construction Equipment Gets More Precise
Systems which automate various machine functions are bringing improved accuracy and efficiency to the jobsite.
October 1, 2019
Fed Cuts Rates for Second Time to Alleviate Global Economic Risks
The U.S. Federal Reserve has once again cut interest rates in an effort to stimulate the economy and prevent a possible recession.
September 20, 2019
Global Truck Loader Crane Market to Reach $2.5 Billion by 2025
A growing construction industry around the world will drive the truck loader crane market says a new report from Global Market Insights.
September 18, 2019
CNH Industrial Introduces New Strategy to Secure Future Growth
The equipment manufacturer has introduced a new corporate strategy to position itself as an industry leader in the construction, powertrain, and commercial vehicle markets.
September 4, 2019
US and China Trade War Escalates with Recent Tariffs
Several organizations are speaking out about negative economic impacts of the tariffs on U.S. and Chinese goods
August 26, 2019
China Imposes New Tariffs on $75 Billion of US Goods
In response to tariffs imposed on Chinese goods, China is implementing its own tariffs on U.S. imports, which will go into effect in two phases
August 23, 2019
bauma 2019 Shines a Spotlight on Sustainability, Efficiency
Alternatively powered equipment and components aimed at improving efficiency and reducing emissions were among the highlights at this year’s show.
April 18, 2019
bauma 2019 Demonstrates a Smarter Heavy Equipment Industry
Several manufacturers will use this year’s largest tradeshow to demonstrate their capabilities and growing use of digitalization.
February 8, 2019
Compact Wheel Loaders
Eliminating Emissions Extends Wheel Loader Use Opportunities
Electric wheel loaders offer emissions and noise reductions, expanding the jobs and environments in which they can be used.
November 12, 2018
Variety is Key for Tire Operational Efficiency
Tire manufacturers continually expand their product offerings and mix of design features to meet diverse construction industry needs.
June 15, 2017
Engines Ready to Meet Stage V Diesel Emissions
Engine suppliers' preparations to meet the EU's Stage V can benefit North American customers, as well.
June 15, 2017