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Daimler unveils self-driving truck prototype in Germany

Daimler unveils self-driving truck prototype in Germany

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jul 04, 2014

Speculation about autonomous — or “driverless” — vehicles has been commonplace in the trucking industry for years. Now, Daimler has ...

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics standard

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2014

Just months after two United States based equipment associations announced a new standard to govern fleet telematics, a German-based trade ...

VIDEO: Watch this excavator climb a 100-foot tower before doing a handstand

VIDEO: Watch this excavator climb a 100-foot tower...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2014

No. 8 Video in 2014 « NO. 9 NO. 7 »   This one is a classic. Some might call it "obligatory" viewing ...

A Bridge Just for Bats

A Bridge Just for Bats

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 20, 2013

Last month, I told you about a bridge that a German town created only for field mice. Now Germany continues ...

A Bridge for Field Mice

A Bridge for Field Mice

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 22, 2013

Now even field mice have their own bridges to cross. Talk about a bridge to nowhere! Listed as one of the ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from a crane

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2013

We'd say we've seen crazier things...but nothing's really coming to mind in light of this. Titled "Der fliegende Bagger," or ...

BOMAG to end Kewanee operations, relocate to southern U.S.

BOMAG to end Kewanee operations, relocate to southern...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 29, 2013

BOMAG Americas will discontinue manufacturing operations at its Kewanee, Illinois, plant by the end of 2014 and relocate to somewhere ...

Terex sells large wheel loader line to German manufacturer Atlas Maschinen

Terex sells large wheel loader line to German...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 20, 2013

Terex has sold all intellectual properties of its large wheel loader line to German manufacturer Atlas Maschinen, according to a ...

European neighbors look to Germany’s vocational training system in order to combat high youth unemployment rates

European neighbors look to Germany’s vocational...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2013

As of late, Germany has been receiving a lot of attention and praise for its dual-education system. A system the ...

VIDEO: Smooth German operator opens his beer with a compact excavator

VIDEO: Smooth German operator opens his beer with a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2013

So we'll just get this out of the way: Anonymous German operator, we are impressed with your delicate bucket skills. ...

Things you probably didn’t know about driving the Autobahn

Things you probably didn’t know about driving the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2013

On a recent trip to Germany, our trucks editor and the executive editor of our sister site CCJ, Jack Roberts ...

U.S. needs to “Think Big” like Germany if it wants to escape construction, technician labor shortage

U.S. needs to “Think Big” like Germany if...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 03, 2013

Contractors and equipment dealers struggling to find a solution to the shortage of trained technicians in the United States, need ...

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