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Cummins taps Rich Freeland president and COO, Dave Crompton president of engine business

Cummins taps Rich Freeland president and COO, Dave...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 09, 2014

Cummins today announced that it has named Rich Freeland president and chief operating officer of the company. Freeland will focus on ...

Caterpillar to close 3 Illinois component plants, move work to Michigan

Caterpillar to close 3 Illinois component plants, move...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it will close three of its plants in Illinois in order to consolidate the work at ...

Caterpillar hires former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood

Caterpillar hires former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 06, 2014

Caterpillar has hired former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to serve as a consultant, the company announced Thursday. Caterpillar says LaHood will ...

Caterpillar CIO Randy Krotowski resigns

Caterpillar CIO Randy Krotowski resigns

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

Caterpillar Chief Information Officer Randy Krotowski has resigned from the company. Krotowski's departure was effective June 1. The Caterpillar announcement did ...

Volvo, Terex finalize articulated truck, rigid-frame truck sale

Volvo, Terex finalize articulated truck, rigid-frame...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 02, 2014

Announced this past December, Terex’s sale of its off-highway rigid-frame and articulated trucks to Volvo Construction Equipment is now complete, ...

JCB sales dip, profit drops 14% in FY 2013

JCB sales dip, profit drops 14% in FY 2013

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 12, 2014

British equipment maker JCB saw profit and sales fall during fiscal year 2013, mostly impacted by a slowdown in emerging ...

Volvo CE’s new mobile app puts specs, dealers and other resources just a few taps away

Volvo CE’s new mobile app puts specs, dealers and...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 12, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched a new app for smartphones and tablets that gives customers access to Volvo CE news, ...

Aerial Work Platform sales propel Terex to profit in 1Q

Aerial Work Platform sales propel Terex to profit in 1Q

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 09, 2014

Despite flat sales, Terex announced increased first quarter earnings thanks to the continued success of its Aerial Work Platform segment. Net ...

Lawsuit alleges Caterpillar hid defects in 2007-2010 engines from buyers

Lawsuit alleges Caterpillar hid defects in 2007-2010...

Posted by James Jaillet on May 08, 2014

Nearly 10 class-action lawsuits have been filed against Caterpillar claiming that its 2007-2010 year model ACERT C13 and C15 engines ...

CNH Industrial profit falls 33% in 1Q due to softer agriculture equipment demand

CNH Industrial profit falls 33% in 1Q due to softer...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2014

CNH Industrial, makers of the Case Construction and New Holland equipment brands, reported flat revenues during the first quarter of ...

Komatsu sees profit jump 26% in FY 2013, but expects less demand in coming year

Komatsu sees profit jump 26% in FY 2013, but expects...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2014

Komatsu says an increase in demand for construction equipment in Japan, China and other regions offset a low demand for ...

Sales jump boosts Volvo CE operating income 29% in 1Q

Sales jump boosts Volvo CE operating income 29% in 1Q

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 25, 2014

Following a tough 2013, Volvo Construction Equipment saw a positive start to 2014, reporting a growth in sales and a ...

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