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How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines are waging war on wasted energy

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2014

For the past decade the drive to reduce diesel exhaust emissions has dominated the headlines. But with the last EPA ...

VIDEO: EchoDrive bolt-on kit turns pickup trucks into hybrids, cuts fuel use by 40%

VIDEO: EchoDrive bolt-on kit turns pickup trucks into...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Mar 19, 2014

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to note that EchoDrive cannot be installed by anyone not approved by Echo ...

Caterpillar stresses technology, unveils 336F H hybrid excavator and compact wheel loader

Caterpillar stresses technology, unveils 336F H hybrid...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 03, 2014

If there’s one word that Caterpillar wants you to take away from this year’s ConExpo it’s “technology.” And the equipment ...

TONIGHT: Chat live with John Deere about the 644K Hybrid wheel loader

TONIGHT: Chat live with John Deere about the 644K...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2013

We got our first look at John Deere's 644K Hybrid wheel loader at World of Concrete back in February. And ...

First buyer of John Deere’s 644K hybrid loader seeing 25% fuel savings

First buyer of John Deere’s 644K hybrid loader seeing...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 13, 2013

In 2009, RJS Construction Group, based out of Superior, Wisconsin, was the second construction company to buy John Deere’s 764 ...

RJS Construction purchases first John Deere 644K electric hybrid wheel loaders

RJS Construction purchases first John Deere 644K...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2013

Back in February, we gave you an in-depth look at John Deere's new 644K wheel loader and the electric hybrid ...

Ritchie Bros. lists 5 things to look for at Bauma

Ritchie Bros. lists 5 things to look for at Bauma

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2013

Sixteen exhibition halls. More than 6.1 million square feet of indoor, outdoor and demonstration exhibit area. Though Bauma, the world's largest construction ...

Join us April 11th for a live chat with Caterpillar about the 336E H hybrid excavator

Join us April 11th for a live chat with Caterpillar...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 05, 2013

Caterpillar unveiled its 336E Hybrid excavator to the press back in October and very soon after was named to Equipment ...

Opinion: Diesel and the truth about MPG ratings

Opinion: Diesel and the truth about MPG ratings

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 28, 2013

America is a great country, but amazingly, breathtakingly and mindbogglingly ignorant about cars and fuel efficiency. If you look in the ...

Caterpillar unveils the 336EH, its first hybrid excavator

Caterpillar unveils the 336EH, its first hybrid...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 16, 2012

During a press event at its headquarters in Peoria, Illinois today, Caterpillar unveiled its very first hybrid excavator, the Cat ...

Freightliner produces 500,000th vehicle

Freightliner produces 500,000th vehicle

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 14, 2012

Freightliner Trucks celebrated the production of its 500,000th vehicle at its Mount Holly, North Carolina, plant on September 12. Freightliner ...

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