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Study: Hybrid construction equipment emits more harmful pollutants than diesel-only machines

Study: Hybrid construction equipment emits more harmful...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2013

  Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have concluded that while hybrid construction equipment certainly reduces fuel consumption, they are ...

Everything you need to know about Tier 4 Final

Everything you need to know about Tier 4 Final

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2013

January 1, 2014, is a bellwether day for off-road diesel engines. On that fast approaching date, the majority of diesel ...

Opinion: Why I write about Global Warming on a construction equipment site

Opinion: Why I write about Global Warming on a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 17, 2013

A reader from Europe recently asked why I spend a lot of time blogging about global warming and other such ...

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower could be added to the Stockholm skyline

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 27, 2013

A design competition for a new residential tower at the center of Stockholm, Sweden has elicited quite the interesting proposal: ...

German researcher says Global Warming is a dud

German researcher says Global Warming is a dud

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2013

This morning’s Spiegel (the German equivalent of Time magazine) has a refreshingly sober interview with Hans von Storch, one of ...

Volvo announces Tier 4 Interim “de-tiering” kit to allow for equipment resale in less regulated countries

Volvo announces Tier 4 Interim “de-tiering” kit to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 13, 2013

A conversion kit that will allow Volvo customers to resell their Tier 4 Interim machines outside of highly regulated countries ...

2012 Ford F-150 XLT

Next-generation engine oil a vital part of heavy-duty...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jun 03, 2013

If recent announcements from truck manufacturers are any indication, the next generation of heavy-duty truck models and engines will be ...

Concentration of carbon dioxide in atmosphere hits highest level in “millions of years”

Concentration of carbon dioxide in atmosphere hits...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2013

A sobering report from the New York Times says that prolonged efforts to bring carbon dioxide emissions under control "are ...

Ford pleased with success of EcoBoost engines, using Atlas concept truck as feedback tool

Ford pleased with success of EcoBoost engines, using...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2013

Ford's Truck Group Marketing Manager Doug Scott recently sat down with Truck Trend to discuss some of the more notable ...

VIDEO: Alan Tolley discusses JCB’s “one-can” Tier 4 Final approach

VIDEO: Alan Tolley discusses JCB’s...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 28, 2013

To go more in-depth into JCB’s recent announcement of its “one-can” strategy for its Tier 4 Final EcoMax engines, I sat ...

Toyota Tacoma tops list of most fuel-efficient trucks

Toyota Tacoma tops list of most fuel-efficient trucks

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 26, 2013

Of course, torque and horsepower and towing capacity are all extremely important things to consider when purchasing a new pickup. ...

Komatsu WA270-7 wheel loader decreases fuel use by 10%

Komatsu WA270-7 wheel loader decreases fuel use by 10%

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 26, 2013

Improve efficiency and decrease fuel production with Komatsu America’s WA270-7 wheel loader, which delivers 149 net horsepower via a Tier ...

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