Terex Trucks will exhibit its TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. The company's goal is to demonstrate its dump trucks' low total cost of ownership, as well as the Terex Trucks' expansion plans, and current and future product investments. North America is a strong market for the company, which it will emphasize through its CONEXPO exhibit.
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“North America has always been a strong market for us, so we’re looking forward to meeting current and future customers from the region, as well as further afield, at CONEXPO,” says Paul Douglas, Managing Director of Terex Trucks. “A significant proportion of the machines we make at our Motherwell facility in Scotland are distributed to customers across North America. As a company, we want to grow our business in North America, reaching new customers and working with our expanding strong dealer network in the region – which currently stands at 40 dealers – to deliver an even better service. We are the experts in articulated haulers and we’re the right company to invest in due to the reliability, durability and low total cost of ownership of our haulers. There has never been a better time to invest in a Terex Trucks hauler – make sure you stop by our booth to find out more!”
A closer look at the TA300 and TA400 is not all that the Terex Trucks booth is offering. There will be a giant Jenga and beat the buzzer game, with daily prizes for the fastest time on the buzzer. “CONEXPO is a showcase of virtually every machine in the industry – but for Terex Trucks, it’s all about the articulated hauler,” concludes Douglas. “The articulated hauler is the only product Terex Trucks develops – so we’re able to focus all our attention on this machine.”
In North America, the TA300 and TA400 are sold with a three-year warranty, telematics and planned maintenance included as standard – and there are competitive finance packages available for lease and wholesale. One example of the recent improvements Terex Trucks has made is the product upgrade on the TA300.
Since the beginning of last year, the TA300 has been manufactured with a new transmission, leading to improvements in fuel efficiency, performance, productivity and operator comfort, when compared to the previous model working in the same application. The 28-tonne (30-ton) workhorse delivers a 5% improvement in fuel efficiency, a 5 km/h (3.1 mph) increase in speed to 55 km/h (34 mph) and an increase in the length of time between oil maintenance intervals from 1,000 to 4,000 hours. In addition, the machine now comes with eight forward gears as well as four reverse gears, to help ensure smoother gear shifting and thereby higher levels of operator comfort. All of this means that customers can be more productive, achieving faster cycle times, lower cost per tonne and reduced carbon emissions.
The TA300 is also equipped with true independent front suspension as standard, further enhancing operator comfort and enabling excellent traction control and maximum productivity in the most challenging conditions.
The TA400, the largest articulated hauler on offer from Terex Trucks, has a maximum payload of 38 tonnes (41.9 tons) and a heaped capacity of 23.3 m3 (30.3 yd3). Powered by a high performance, fuel efficient engine that develops a gross power of 331 kW (444 hp), the TA400 is designed to meet the demands of the most extreme operations such as quarries, mines and large-scale construction projects. The planetary gear transmission provides smooth, efficient gear shifting for optimized fuel consumption and reduced cost of operation. Ground level test points and a fully tilting cab, combined with an electronically raised hood, ensure ease of service and maximum uptime.
Terex Trucks will be located at booth F3432 in the new Festival Lot; it will share a booth with the other brands in the Volvo Group. In 2014, the company was acquired by Volvo Construction Equipment. The company says this acquisition has enabled it to make many investments in its dump truck designs.