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25 Days of Products: John Deere’s 644K Hybrid wheel loader combines diesel, electric energy

Posted By Tina Grady Barbaccia On December 17, 2013 @ 11:30 am In New Road Products,News & Analysis,Products,TopRollOut | No Comments

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John Deere Forestry and Construction’s 644K Hybrid wheel loader uses two sources of energy – diesel and electric – capturing regenerated energy as its being created and uses it to power the machine.

BetterRoads_TopRollOuts [2]Equipped with a John Deere PowerTech 6.8-liter Interim Tier 4/Stage IIIB engine, the loader runs at an operator-selected constant speed from 900 to 1,800 rpm and has a net 229 horsepower.

For more details about the 644K Hybrid wheel loader, click here [3].

See the loader in action here [4], and see an interview with John Deere’s John Chesterman about the machine here [5].

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Editor’s note: We’re sharing all of our Top RollOuts throughout the month of December. To see them all, check out our 25 Days of RollOuts [7].


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[3] click here: http://www.equipmentworld.com/deeres-bright-ideas-hybrid-diesel-electric-wheel-loader-new-line-of-skid-steers-and-compact-track-loaders/

[4] here: http://www.equipmentworld.com/deere-644k/

[5] here: http://www.equipmentworld.com/video-deeres-john-chesterman-talks-with-better-roads-about-its-new-644k-hybrid-wheel-loader/

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[7] check out our 25 Days of RollOuts: http://www.equipmentworld.com/tag/25-days-of-rollouts/

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