Hydrogen Engine Sales Forecast to Reach 63 in 2024, Diesel and BEVs Keep Leading the Market
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4d ago
According to Interact Analysis’ latest insight, after years of discussion and development, 2024 is set to be the year that the hydrogen engine market takes off. In 2024, India will move firmly into pole position due to its drive for energy independence. However, the hydrogen engine market will most likely not reach the level of diesel and BEVs due to high fuel costs and lack of infrastructure. Most H2 ICE sales are forecast to be in trucks. (Image: courtesy of Interact Analysis)Trucks There were no new hydrogen internal combustion engine (H2 ICE) trucks registered in 2023 (excluding test vehic ..read more
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Caterpillar Launches Grading Beams for Cat Tiltrotators
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1w ago
Caterpillar has introduced the new Cat grading beams for Cat tiltrotators, which allow contractors to take on dynamic and efficient grading and compaction work using excavators. Available in five widths from 1250 to 3000 mm (49 to 118 in), Cat grading beams quickly tackle a range of applications from grading sidewalks to larger site prep applications. (Image: courtesy of Caterpillar) Pairing with Cat tiltrotators enables 360˚ bidirectional and 40˚ left-and-right rotation of the grading beam to increase attachment versatility. The grading beams’ mechanically adjustable roller – from 10 mm (0.40 ..read more
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CNH Inaugurates Electric Compact Loader Production Line in Italy
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1w ago
CNH has inaugurated the production line for the new electric compact wheel loader at its plant in Lecce, Italy. The model, conceived and designed in the Puglia plant’s R&D centre, will be marketed under the CASE and New Holland brands, with the 12EV and W40X models respectively, and distributed worldwide. With this third electric-powered model in the range, CNH aims to meet the growing need for zero-emission machinery in the construction and agricultural sectors. (Image: courtesy of CNH Industrial) The ceremony was held in the presence of institutions from the Puglia Region, including Ales ..read more
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Takeuchi Launches New 7-Tonne Wheeled Excavator
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1w ago
Takeuchi has expanded its product line with the addition of the new TB370W excavator, which joins the TB395W as the company’s second wheeled model available globally. The excavator weighs 7,900 kg (17,415 lbs) when equipped with outriggers and a blade. (Image: courtesy of Takeuchi) “The TB370W has all the benefits of a wheeled excavator – mobility, speed, versatility, maneuverability and minimal ground impact. It combines powerful excavating performance with on-road capabilities, all in a more compact size, making it an ideal machine for shorter-term, faster-paced projects.” said Clay Eubank ..read more
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Deutz Develops Its Energy Business With the Acquisition of US Based Genset Manufacturer
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1w ago
Deutz has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Blue Star Power Systems, a company based in North Mankato, Minnesota (USA), that develops, produces and sells gensets. The acquisition is an important step in Deutz’s transition from a component manufacturer to a solutions provider. Deutz engines have long been used in generator sets, and now the company is laying the foundations for offering complete solutions for local power generation. Deutz CEO Dr. Sebastian C. Schulte. (Image: courtesy of DEUTZ AG) “We are excited that this acquisition will position us in a high-growth market ..read more
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Hyundai Adds Four New Compact Excavators to the HX-A Range
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2w ago
Hyundai has introduced four new models in its HX-A series of compact hydraulic excavators. The Hyundai HX17AZ, HX27AZ, HX55ACR and HX60A excavators fill in the company’s line of compact excavators, the first models of which debuted at CONEXPO in 2023. With these four new machines, the Hyundai HX-A series compact excavator line now includes eight models. (Image source: Hyundai Construction Equipment) All four new models feature low-emission engines that are Tier 4 Final compliant. The Hyundai HX17AZ excavator is powered by a Kubota D902 diesel engine with a net power rating of 16.0 hp (11.9 kW ..read more
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Develon Launches Its First Mini Wheel Excavator
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2w ago
Develon has launched the new DX100W-7, the company’s first mini wheel excavator. The new 25,000-pound class machine is designed with a 100-horsepower D34 diesel engine, and a 1.35-ton counterweight provides enhanced digging and lifting performance. The DX100W-7 is now available for order at local dealers. (Image source: Develon) The DX100W-7 is compact and agile, and it’s one of the fastest mini excavators on the market (up to 24 mph). A spacious cab, with low noise and vibration levels paired with all-around visibility, makes long days on the job site more comfortable and productive. “The ne ..read more
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Steelwrist Expands in North America With New Connecticut Headquarters
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2w ago
Steelwrist, a Swedish manufacturer of tiltrotators, quick couplers and work tools for excavators, has inaugurated its new North American headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. The event was attended by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, executives from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) as well as dealers and customers. The opening of the new facility marks a major expansion for Steelwrist’s operations, enhancing its capacity to serve the rapidly growing North American market. (Image source: Steelwrist) Senator Blumenthal, along with Steelwrist CEO Stefan Stockhaus, conducted the ..read more
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JCB Begins Work on New $500M Texas Factory
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3w ago
JCB has begun work on a new $500 million factory in San Antonio, TX – the biggest investment in the company’s history. An official groundbreaking ceremony at the site marked the beginning of construction, where The Hon. Alice Bamford, the daughter of company Chairman Anthony Bamford, turned the first shovelful of dirt on the property. Image source: JCB Work on the 720,000 sq. ft. (67,000m²) factory is now under way on the 400-acre site. It will be the company’s second largest plant, rivaled only by JCB’s world headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, England, and create 1,500 new jobs over fi ..read more
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Terex Launches Magna: a New Brand for Large-Scale Quarrying and Mining Ops
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3w ago
Terex, a provider of compact and mid-sized crushing and screening equipment, has launched MAGNA, a new brand to address the demands of large-scale operations in the quarrying, mining, construction, and recycling industries. (Image source: Terex Corporation) Under the strapline ‘Made for More’, MAGNA will offer a new range of robust, high-capacity machinery tailored to meet the needs of customers requiring larger output and volumes. The launch of MAGNA supports the growth of Terex by expanding its offering with products that complement its existing portfolio. MAGNA will leverage the global pres ..read more
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