Engineering & Manufacturing
The Hybrid and Electric Technology Transition
How is the industry moving away from diesel and toward other sources?
August 10, 2022
A Super Turbocharger Communicates Intelligently
May 12, 2022
Looking to the Future: Low-Carbon Fuels, Shoring up Infrastructure
April 26, 2022
Oshkosh Defense Unveils Silent Drive Hybrid-Electric JLTV
January 26, 2022
Scania Introduces Hybrid Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Trucks
December 17, 2021
From the Editor's Desk: Mining Industry Puts Sustainability Center Stage at MINExpo 2021
September 22, 2021
CASE Construction Equipment Launches a ‘Monster’
A new mobile vehicle for construction is launched, and Terex makes an acquisition.
August 5, 2022
How Flexible Shafts Solve Power Transmission Problems
August 25, 2022
Flexible shafts can simplify or replace conventional methods of power transmission, such as belts, pulleys and universal joints.
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July 25, 2022
Rolls-Royce and Flanders Electric Offer Retrofit Kit for Hybridizing Mining Trucks
The retrofit solution will utilize mtu engines, batteries and hybrid control systems, and Flanders drivetrain solutions to help reduce emissions and improve efficiency of mining trucks.
Rolls-Royce Solutions GmbH
September 20, 2021
Huddig Brings Hybrid Backhoe Loader to Market
The first HUDDIG TIGON hybrid backhoe loader, which runs solely on battery technology, a diesel engine or combination of both, has been delivered to a customer.
July 16, 2021
Hybrid and Electrical Vehicle Powertrain Testing is Key to Reaping Efficiency Benefits
Conducting driveline and component testing which is specially adapted to the particular nature of hybrid and electric vehicles ensures optimal performance.
SAKOR Technologies Inc.
January 4, 2021
John Deere 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader Reaches 1 Million Field Hours
The 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader has reached 1 million operating hours in the field, showcasing the durability and performance of the John Deere electric drive solution.
John Deere Worldwide Construction & Forestry Div.
October 20, 2020
Battery Show & EV Tech Digital Days Announce Initial Speaker Lineup
Organizers have announced some of speakers for this year's virtual event which will highlight the latest in battery and electric vehicle technology.
October 1, 2020
Caterpillar Hybrid Engine Concept Optimizes Machine Performance
The Cat C18 hybrid concept captures and re-uses surplus energy to help improve machine performance.
September 22, 2020
Scania Launches Commercial Electric Truck Range
The range includes a fully electric and plug-in hybrid truck which can be customized for various urban transport needs.
September 15, 2020
Solaris Introduces New Mild Hybrid Bus
The Urbino mild hybrid uses a hybrid system which captures and stores power as the bus brakes for use when necessary.
September 11, 2020
SANY Hybrid Reach Stacker Wins International Design Award
The SANY Hybrid Reach Stacker features an energy recovery system for boom lifting and an enhanced transmission-engine combination which reduce fuel use 20%.
July 29, 2020
The Battery Show and Electric Vehicle Technology Expo Announce Virtual Event
Digital Express is a one day event in August offering a full suite of digital activities, including educational content; a virtual event is planned for November as well.
July 23, 2020
New TE Connectivity Hybrid and Electric Mobility Solutions Kit
The high voltage terminals and solutions kit contains all the parts needed to create an assembly in one easy-to-order package.
TE Connectivity - Industrial & Commercial Transportation business unit
July 16, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Engine Hybridization Gains Momentum
Development of hybrid engines continues to increase as manufacturers realize their potential to improve efficiency and reduce emissions.
July 10, 2020
Versatile Hybrid Power, Ready When You Need It
The shift toward lower horsepower engines with a variety of supplementary power source options for peak demands are ensuring equipment can always perform optimally.
May 8, 2020
Fuels & Fluids
Alternatively-Powered Vehicles Accounted for 15% of EU Bus Market in 2019
ACEA reports alternatively powered buses are continuing to gain more market share in Europe, with four of the five major EU markets recording double-digit losses in the diesel segment in 2019.
European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA)
April 23, 2020
P&H 2650CX Hybrid Shovel Ready for Market Launch
Field testing of the P&H 2650CX Hybrid Shovel has demonstrated a 40-50% reduction in fuel consumption compared to hydraulic excavators.
Komatsu Mining Corp. (formerly Joy Global Inc.)
April 22, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Caterpillar Introduces Hybrid Engine Concept
The Cat C18 hybrid concept engine provides opportunities to improve fuel consumption and emissions levels.
April 22, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Kubota Engine Details Micro-Hybrid Technology
Kubota Engine's Micro-Hybrid System supports the engine by delivering an additional electrical power boost of up to 10 kW.
April 15, 2020
Engineering & Manufacturing
New Danfoss Editron Digital Tools Aim to Help Increase Pace of Electrification
The new digital tools include an online calculator and 3D configurator to aid engineers with the design of electric and hybrid drive systems.
Danfoss - Danfoss Power Solutions
February 12, 2020
IFPE & CONEXPO
Keestrack to Highlight Hybrid and Electric Machines at CONEXPO 2020
Among the machines on display will be a full hybrid cone crusher and a plug-in hybrid jaw crusher.
December 19, 2019
STEYR Unveils Hybrid Concept Tractor
The design of the Konzept hybrid tractor focuses on the use of zero-emission powertrains, innovative drive solutions and a futuristic operator environment.
OEM Off-Highway Editorial Staff
November 12, 2019
DOE Partnering with U.S. Army to Develop Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle
The fuel cell/battery hybrid truck will be provide a clean energy solution for emergency relief and disaster management efforts.
OEM Off-Highway Editorial Staff
October 10, 2019
Powertrain Optimization via Mixed Technologies
Hybrid systems pairing engines with electronics or other components enable efficiency gains and the transition toward alternatively powered machines.
August 6, 2019
New DOE Funding for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research
Research will focus on natural gas, biopower, and hydrogen; heavy-duty freight electrification; hydrogen infrastructure and fuel cell technologies; and energy efficient off-road vehicles.
July 29, 2019
Electric Powertrains Added for CarSim and TruckSim 2019.1
Mechanical Simulation has extended the built-in modules of its software to now also simulate electric-only powertrains.
Mechanical Simulation Corp.
July 26, 2019
Hybrid Engines Entering the Market
July 12, 2019
Allison Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System Paired with Cummins Engines Receives CARB Certification
The model year 2019 Allison Hybrid 40/50 Electric Propulsion system is paired with the Cummins B6.7 and L9 diesel-electric hybrid engines used in transit buses and coaches.
June 3, 2019
Volvo Hybrid to Improve Fuel Efficiency up to 17%
The forthcoming EC300E Hybrid excavator’s boom-down motion charges energy-storing accumulators that are used to power the hydraulic pump.
Volvo Construction Equipment
May 1, 2019
Kubota BUEE Debuts Micro-Hybrid System at bauma 2019
The “Power Assist” Micro-Hybrid system supports the engine by delivering an additional electrical power boost of up to 10 kW.
Kubota Engine America Corp.
April 23, 2019
Perkins Presents New Hybrid Technologies on Three Engines at bauma 2019
The hybrid-electric, hybrid-mechanical and hybrid-hydraulic power technologies presented complement Perkins existing 0.5–18 L range of diesel engines.
Perkins Engines Company Limited
April 19, 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