Ram confirms its first EV will be ProMaster commercial van
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by Jason Cannon
20h ago
It's official: Ram's first available fully electrified vehicle will be a unibody commercial van. Approximately 14,400 zero-emission cargo vans have been deployed in the U.S., 11,835 of which were deployed in the first half of 2023, according to CALSTART. The Ram ProMaster electric van (EV) features a standard 110-kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery pack and range of up to 162 miles in city driving. A 200-kilowatt (kW) electric drive module (EDM) delivers 268 horsepower, 302 lb.-ft. of torque and standard front-wheel-drive capability. Ram ProMaster EV features Level 3 ..read more
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Understanding the Helpful Hierarchy
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by Guest Post
20h ago
Starting a new position in the lawn care, landscaping, or tree care industries can be both exciting and daunting. Many of us have been advised that being the first to arrive and the last to leave is the key to making a positive impression. While this advice holds merit, especially during the initial stages of a job, it primarily addresses how to create a strong first impression rather than how to become an ongoing, valuable asset to your team. Let's explore a thought-provoking concept known as the "Helpful Hierarchy," originally proposed by entrepreneur Daniel Debow. This framework offers prac ..read more
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Batteries replacing gas power tools? – Here’s what we saw at World of Concrete
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by Don McLoud
5d ago
Battery technology for handheld tools for concrete construction and demolition continues to advance, gradually making power cords a thing of the past. The toolmakers are also taking aim at gas power, introducing zero-emission alternatives to replace the fumes while delivering same to better performance. Many of the new technologies were on display in January at the World of Concrete. Products include heavy-duty rammers, breaker hammers, rotary hammers, core drills. The batteries are also getting lighter and more powerful. Charging technology is getting faster, and with switchable batterie ..read more
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ECHO X Series now available for purchase
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by Lindsey Getz
5d ago
ECHO Incorporated has expanded its X Series battery lineup for professionals with the launch of nine new outdoor power tools. Originally introduced in September, these tools are now available for purchase. The ECHO X Series battery expansion is just the latest in ECHO’s dual technology offerings, purposely designed to be as comfortable and dependable as possible. The ECHO X Series represents the company’s best-in-class products designed for professional users. Each model in the X Series battery lineup has specific top-level attributes designed to help landscape professionals perform their jobs ..read more
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Woods announces new Batwing BW15 Flex-wing Cutter
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by tlcstaff (TLC)
1w ago
Woods Equipment will debut the new Batwing BW15 series, a redesigned and improved flex-wing rotary cutter line, at National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky., Feb. 14-17, 2024. Attendees who visit Woods' booth #8226 will receive a 10 percent discount off list price on all orders placed during the show. The new 15-series Batwing demonstrates Woods' commitment to continuous improvement based on listening to customers, who have consistently ranked cut quality as a top priority.  The 15-foot Batwing is available in two models: the BW15.52 for 45-20 ..read more
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Cratos rolls out THR2000 mini track loader
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by Don McLoud
1w ago
Though you may not have heard of Cratos, the company based in Florida has been designing and selling battery-powered equipment long before it was cool. Over the past 10 years, it has launched electric mini skid steers, compact excavators and site dumpers. And at the World of Concrete in January, the company unveiled its newest product, an electric stand-on mini track loader called the THR2000. The company’s growth over the years is evident in the evolution of its booth space at the show, of moving out of the corner in the back to a large open space in Central Hall. CEO and founder Al ..read more
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Yanmar CE rolls first compact track loaders off the line
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by tlcstaff (TLC)
1w ago
Yanmar Compact Equipment rolls its first compact track loader production models, the TL100VS, off the line for the North American market. This expansion to Yanmar’s compact equipment offering is the culmination of four years of extensive research and development following the company’s acquisition of a U.S. manufacturing facility and engineering team focused on compact track loaders. The new line leverages Yanmar’s more than 100 years of industry expertise and reliability standards. The compact track loaders also signal Yanmar’s emergence as a comprehensive compact equipment solutions provider ..read more
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Getting the max from the mini excavator: 2024 buyer’s guide
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by Don McLoud
1w ago
Compact or mini excavators have exploded in numbers over the years, becoming more popular not only for digging on tight jobsites but as toolcarriers. As the number of models of compact excavators increases, so do the types of features and technology being added. Electric compact excavators also continue to make incremental gains. Their significant additional cost is being offset in some market by agencies offering incentives. Faced with so many choices, how do contractors choose the right compact excavators for their business? We got guidance from top manufacturers to help you naviga ..read more
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Vietnam-based company rolls out new electric pickup, the "VF Wild"
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by Hard Working Trucks Staff (HWT)
1w ago
VinFast Auto, Vietnam's leading electric vehicle manufacturer, unveiled its new electric vehicle concept this month at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The VF Wild, the company's first attempt at pickup truck, features an overall length of 209 inches and a width of 79 inches, making it a mid-size pickup. The pickup also features a flexible bed size, combining the practicality of a power-folding mid-gate to provide a class-leading bed length designed to expand from 5 to 8 feet with the rear seats folded down automatically, equippin ..read more
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Housing blocks open for Equip Expo 2024
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by Lindsey Getz
2w ago
Equip Exposition, the international landscape, outdoor living, and equipment exposition, announced that housing blocks have opened for industry members wishing to attend the 2024 show. Louisville Tourism is the official housing provider for Equip Expo, held at the Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC). Booking details can be found on the Equip Expo website.  Last year, Equip attracted more than 27,000 attendees and landscape contractor registrations were up by 20 percent.  “With the ongoing growth of Equip, expect hotels and other housing to fill up fast,” says Kris Kiser, President ..read more
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