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Komatsu to make hybrid excavators in China this year

Posted By Tom Jackson On June 4, 2009 @ 10:14 am In Construction News | No Comments

The race to be the first with the most as far as alternative energy construction machines is heating up with the announcement that Komatsu will start manufacturing it’s diesel-electric hybrid excavators [1]in China this year. Kotmasu claims the machine will be 25 percent more fuel efficient. The other two machines in this race are Volvo’s L220F hybrid wheel loader [2]and Caterpillar’s D7E electric drive dozer. [3]


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[1] Komatsu will start manufacturing it’s diesel-electric hybrid excavators : http://www.industryweek.com/articles/komatsu_to_make_hybrid_excavators_in_china_19291.aspx

[2] Volvo’s L220F hybrid wheel loader : http://www.digitalmagazinetechnology.com/magazineV2.0/?KEY=equipmentworld-09-01january#page=35

[3] Caterpillar’s D7E electric drive dozer.: http://www.digitalmagazinetechnology.com/magazineV2.0/?KEY=equipmentworld-09-01january#page=29

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