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HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy equipment can become an expensive ordeal

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2015

According to the National Electrical Safety Code, telephone lines must be at least 14 feet above the ground and electrical ...

SDLG, Liebherr, Takeuchi, others add dealers in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

SDLG, Liebherr, Takeuchi, others add dealers in the...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 22, 2015

Takeuchi names Salesman of the Year, Top Volume dealer and adds dealer Jimi Martin of Perimeter Takeuchi in Buford, Georgia, has ...

Case CE intros updated 621F, 721F wheel loaders

Case CE intros updated 621F, 721F wheel loaders

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2015

Case has introduced updates to its 621F and 721F wheel loaders headlined by an upgrade to a Tier 4 Final ...

Confidence in heavy equipment financing market drops

Confidence in heavy equipment financing market drops

Posted by Amy Materson on May 21, 2015

Confidence in the equipment finance market declined slightly from April to May, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation’s ...

John Deere overhauls, expands tractor scraper systems lineup as use grows in highway, residential (PHOTOS)

John Deere overhauls, expands tractor scraper systems...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 20, 2015

John Deere has made the most extensive changes to its scraper system since 2008, says Scott Bayless, scraper product consultant. ...

CAT 336E LH

Caterpillar intros 336F L XE hybrid excavator: smart...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 19, 2015

Now we know. In 2012 when Caterpillar first unveiled it's 336EH hybrid excavator, the company spokespeople offered only vague notions about ...

VIDEO: Alabama RB Derrick Henry pushes F-150s, flips giant truck tires to train for upcoming college football season

VIDEO: Alabama RB Derrick Henry pushes F-150s, flips...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2015

The don't call him 'El Tractorcito' for nothing. Despite his intimidating 6-foot-3, 242-pound frame, University of Alabama running back Derrick Henry ...

Ditch Witch launches redesigned website with HDD configurator, dedicated dealer pages

Ditch Witch launches redesigned website with HDD...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2015

Ditch Witch has launched as completely redesigned website which brings a new customer account portal and faster access to local ...

Ride with pride. Cat gave its new CT680 vocational trucks some styling. Shown here is the CT680L which comes at you with a good deal of chrome and a Metton hood.

Caterpillar unveils the CT680, a rugged work truck...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 15, 2015

The new Cat CT680 looks considerably different from previous versions of the company's vocational trucks and that's no accident. The bling, ...

Chevrolet launches CNG-powered Silverado 3500HD chassis cab

Chevrolet launches CNG-powered Silverado 3500HD chassis...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2015

Chevrolet has announced that its chassis cab Silverado 3500HD will be its latest one-ton pickup to gain bi-fuel capability. Customers will ...

Caterpillar will pay back $1 for each gallon of fuel you burn beyond its benchmarks

Caterpillar will pay back $1 for each gallon of fuel...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 15, 2015

This week Caterpillar unveiled a new fuel guarantee initiative that will give participating contractors $1 back for every gallon of ...

Why putting your keys in the freezer is the only way to thwart certain vehicle thieves

Why putting your keys in the freezer is the only way to...

Posted by Bruce Smith on May 15, 2015

Thieves are always trying to stay one step ahead of honest folks. The latest wrinkle involves break-in artists walking up to ...

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