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Sales slump in China offsets gains elsewhere as Volvo CE operating income falls 43% in 2Q

Sales slump in China offsets gains elsewhere as Volvo...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2014

After kicking the year off with a sales boost and 29-percent increase in operating income during the first quarter, things ...

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 ...

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service, tells equipment manufacturers: “You’re only as strong as your weakest dealer” (VIDEO)

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2014

Edgar Butsch, director of equipment operations, M.A. Mortenson Company, Minneapolis, had some kind but blunt words for equipment manufacturers attending ...

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, ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China shop, stacks glass, somehow doesn’t break anything

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2014

While Caterpillar hit viral video status with a video focusing on a massive game of Jenga, its latest Built For ...

John Deere profit drops 10% in 2Q, sales and revenues fall 9%

John Deere profit drops 10% in 2Q, sales and revenues...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 14, 2014

Snapping a streak of 15 consecutive quarters with record earnings, John Deere announced Wednesday declines in both profit and revenues ...

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 ...

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