Engineering & Manufacturing
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Western Star Expands X-Series Vocational Truck Line
Building on the 49X launch last year, Western Star releases the 47X to reach new vocational applications.
October 8, 2021
World's Largest Production Compact Track Loader Tips Scales at 16,000-lbs. Operating Weight
The Case TV620B boasts a 6,200-lb. ROC and bucket breakout force of 12,084 lbs. with a hinge pin height of 140 in.
September 29, 2021
Volvo Creates Perfect Match System with 60-ton ADT
The Volvo A60H articulated dump truck is a perfect pass match with the Volvo EC950 Excavator and the Volvo L350H wheel loader.
September 28, 2021
Update: Hyundai Acquires Doosan
Doosan will now be a subsidiary of the newly formed Hyundai Genuine along with Hyundai Construction Equipment.
August 19, 2021
Tires & Wheels
Select Wheel Loader Tires to Meet Jobsite Demands
Selecting the right tire can help an OEM ensure customers minimize operating costs while improving wheel loader productivity.
August 17, 2021
Cat Rolls out Next Gen 980 and 982 Medium Wheel Loaders
New technologies such as Autodig with Auto Set Tires and available CVT transmission allow these 10- to 12-ton wheel loaders be up to 10% more productive and increase fuel efficiency up to 35%.
May 24, 2021
Construction Equipment Machine Control Transforms Jobsite Intelligence
As machine control technology continues to evolve, real-time data and automation will transform the jobsite.
May 17, 2021
Compact Track Loaders Push Size Boundaries
Large CTLs experience rapid growth as end use customers demand greater performance.
May 7, 2021
Kenworth Revamps Medium-Duty Product Lineup
The new Class 5-8 medium-duty trucks were designed from the ground up with larger operator cabs and a new transmission to improve customer operations.
April 6, 2021
Tracks & Undercarriage
PRINOTH and McNeilus Collaborate on Design of Tracked Concrete Mixer
A tracked mixer allows vehicles to quickly and easily move through soft soils or rugged terrain to get to jobsites almost or entirely inaccessible by a standard vehicle.
February 12, 2021
Comfort and Ease of Use are Key Factors for Compact Equipment Cab Designs
As equipment becomes more complex, multifunctional control and more simplified cab designs are improving comfort and machine operation.
October 13, 2020
Western Star Builds Next-Generation Vocational Truck
The 49X was designed from the ground up to meet the most demanding vocational applications.
September 30, 2020
Connectivity, Electrification and Automation Continue to Drive On-Highway Vehicle Market
Manufacturers are advancing electric and autonomous vehicle designs due to growing market interest and improving vehicle performance.
January 16, 2020
Advanced Powertrains Generate ROI Despite Low Fuel Prices
The focus for advanced powertrains and hybrid drive systems in today's construction equipment looks beyond fuel economy to increased performance and ease of operation.
December 14, 2016
Hybrids Aren't the Only Earthmovers That Can Cut Fuel Costs
While hybrids get all the hype, advanced drivelines and hydraulic system innovations in traditional earthmovers yield major efficiency gains.
March 4, 2016
Collaboration stretches R&D resources
Danfoss' Application Development Center addresses industry demand on OEM research and development departments.
January 26, 2015
Wheel loaders designed for operators
Current designs strive to optimize the operator environment
July 16, 2014
The search for efficiency
Diesel engines gain efficiency through downsizing and downspeeding.
March 10, 2014
The unwanted aftertreatment
A study by Manfredi & Associates investigates how emissions regulations will change how equipment is purchased and sold.
February 24, 2014
Take careful aim at a custom engine powerband
Bobcat shares details of Tier 4 engine technology using Ultra-Low Particulate Combustion to eliminate the DPF.
January 15, 2014
Plot fuel roadmap to the future
November 4, 2013
Engineering & Manufacturing
Paradigm shifts present engineering challenges
September 13, 2013
The trend toward higher power densities
Tier regulations have pushed for more advanced engine technology and optimized systems, the rewards of which are more power from smaller engines.
August 22, 2013
Design integration steps up the game
Systems integration enables OEMs to provide customized features and capabilities for improved productivity and efficiency.
July 29, 2013