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Caterpillar will pay back $1 for each gallon of fuel you burn beyond its benchmarks

Caterpillar will pay back $1 for each gallon of fuel...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 15, 2015

This week Caterpillar unveiled a new fuel guarantee initiative that will give participating contractors $1 back for every gallon of ...

Why putting your keys in the freezer is the only way to thwart certain vehicle thieves

Why putting your keys in the freezer is the only way to...

Posted by Bruce Smith on May 15, 2015

Thieves are always trying to stay one step ahead of honest folks. The latest wrinkle involves break-in artists walking up to ...

How to survive an earthquake while driving a big rig (VIDEO)

How to survive an earthquake while driving a big rig...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 15, 2015

When your peaceful drive gets interrupted by severe vibrations or worse, you could be driving through an earthquake. Especially, if ...

Kobelco claims best-in-class dig depths with launch of SK25, SK17 compact excavators

Kobelco claims best-in-class dig depths with launch of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2015

Combining a zero-tail-swing radius and best-in-class digging depths, Kobelco has launched its newest compact excavators in the SK25 and SK17. While ...

Ford recalls limited run of 2015 F-150s for steering defect

Ford recalls limited run of 2015 F-150s for steering...

Posted by Jason Cannon on May 14, 2015

Ford Motor Company says it will recall for approximately 12,300 2015-model Ford F-150 vehicles in North America for an upper I-shaft that ...

Software on John Deere, all other heavy equipment only “destroys” an antiquated idea of ownership

Software on John Deere, all other heavy equipment only...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 13, 2015

A recent blog from WIRED criticizing the impenetrable software programs that run John Deere's ag tractors has created quite a stir ...

PHOTOS: Heavy equipment, trucks and trends from Europe and beyond we hope make it to the U.S.

PHOTOS: Heavy equipment, trucks and trends from Europe...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 13, 2015

When you go to a big European equipment show like Intermat, which concluded just more than two weeks ago, you ...

1956 Ford F-100 cruises back into production as this beautiful, hand-built restomod (PHOTOS)

1956 Ford F-100 cruises back into production as this...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 12, 2015

The design of the 1956 Ford F-100 is a timeless work of art. But the truth is, so many aspects of ...

Nominations due June 5th for AEM Hall of Fame

Nominations due June 5th for AEM Hall of Fame

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 12, 2015

Do you know of someone in the construction industry who has made a significant contribution to the construction industry? Then ...

Atlas Copco adds 5 small-range breaker models to EC lineup

Atlas Copco adds 5 small-range breaker models to EC...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 11, 2015

Atlas Copco has added five new models to its lineup of Essential Case-Mounted hydraulic breakers. The small range breakers are ...

New financed equipment sales up 14% in March, led by Cat 259D; used machine sales decline 10% year-over-year

New financed equipment sales up 14% in March, led by...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 11, 2015

  The number of financed new units of construction equipment sold or leased in March rose 14 percent compared with February, ...

Bobcat’s new 3600, 3650 UTVs feature hydrostatic drive, range of attachments

Bobcat’s new 3600, 3650 UTVs feature hydrostatic...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 08, 2015

Bobcat’s Model Year 15 lineup of utility vehicles now features two new hydrostatic drive models, the 3600 and 3650. The UTVs ...

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