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High speed or just inching along, Komatsu’s new GD655-6 motor grader offers wealth of new features

High speed or just inching along, Komatsu’s new...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 27, 2015

Komatsu's new GD655-6 motor grader, like a premium pickup truck, comes with just about every bell and whistle you could ...

Navistar’s comprehensive OnCommand telematics service is now free on all International trucks

Navistar’s comprehensive OnCommand telematics...

Posted by James Jaillet on Mar 27, 2015

Navistar’s OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system will now be free and standard on all 2007 and newer model International trucks, ...

Cummins gives sneak peek at 2017 ISX15, announces telematics updates

Cummins gives sneak peek at 2017 ISX15, announces...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Mar 27, 2015

Cummins offered a sneak-peek at its 2017 greenhouse gas engine technology at the inaugural press conference at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking ...

Caterpillar launches 906M, 907M, 908M compact wheel loaders in highly-customizable configurations

Caterpillar launches 906M, 907M, 908M compact wheel...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 26, 2015

Caterpillar has expanded its compact wheel loader line by three, launching the 906M, 907M and 908M with several ways to ...

How to determine trailer length for heavy equipment hauling using Kingpin to Rear Axle limits

How to determine trailer length for heavy equipment...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 26, 2015

Contractors and heavy equipment haulers often ask the question, “What is the longest trailer or semitrailer I can use?” The ...

Construction worker arrested after attacking co-worker with forklift in Texas

Construction worker arrested after attacking co-worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2015

A worker on a Texas jobite was fortunate to have survived an attack last week after an apparent disagreement led ...

Construction on first drone business park in the U.S. to begin soon

Construction on first drone business park in the U.S....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2015

The former home of B-1B bombers and current home to the RQ-4 Global Hawk drone, North Dakota's Grand Forks Air ...

Caterpillar intros 313F L GC excavator with smart hydraulics (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar intros 313F L GC excavator with smart...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2015

Caterpillar says its new 313F L GC excavator is aimed squarely at those contractors trying to lower their cost per ...

Ram unveils 2 limited edition 1500 Sport pickups (PHOTOS)

Ram unveils 2 limited edition 1500 Sport pickups...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 23, 2015

Ram has taken the wraps off a couple of new pickups that won't be around for very long. These new 2015 ...

In-cab video monitoring with telematics driver scoring brings big benefits to truck fleets

In-cab video monitoring with telematics driver scoring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 23, 2015

One of the biggest concerns fleet managers have is the safety of their drivers and operators and there is no ...

Caterpillar to cut 230 jobs from Illinois plant in move of 2 production lines to Mexico

Caterpillar to cut 230 jobs from Illinois plant in move...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 23, 2015

Caterpillar has announced that it will cut hundreds more manufacturing jobs, this time at its Joliet, Illinois facility as part of its continuing ...

Navistar sued by federal government for withholding documents from investigation

Navistar sued by federal government for withholding...

Posted by James Jaillet on Mar 23, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed in December a lawsuit against Navistar International Corp. claiming the truck and engine maker ...

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