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How dozers are leading the way toward smarter, more productive heavy equipment of the future

How dozers are leading the way toward smarter, more...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 24, 2016

Electronics continue to lead the dozer technology parade, but there have been two big shifts in the way electronics are ...

Liebherr unveils L 526, 538, 546 loaders with hydrostatic drive

Liebherr unveils L 526, 538, 546 loaders with...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 02, 2016

Alongside the new PR 716 dozer, at the recent Bauma show Liebherr unveiled three all new mid-size wheel loaders. The new ...

Liebherr unveils PR 716 dozer, updated excavator quick coupler

Liebherr unveils PR 716 dozer, updated excavator quick...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 27, 2016

Liebherr always has a massive home turf presence at the Bauma show in Germany, and this year’s show was no ...

KHL: Global construction equipment market down 16.2%; Cat retains no. 1 spot

KHL: Global construction equipment market down 16.2%;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 28, 2016

Construction manufacturers across the globe have taken a hit this past year, reports European construction publisher KHL in its releasing ...

How 3- to 8-cu. yd. wheel loaders settled into a period of refinement

How 3- to 8-cu. yd. wheel loaders settled into a period...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2016

Transmissions Two types of transmissions are commonly found on wheel loaders: hydrostatic and torque converter. With torque converters, the lock-up feature ...

Liebherr displays the fuel-sipping L538 wheel loader at WOC 2016

Liebherr displays the fuel-sipping L538 wheel loader at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2016

Though much of Liebherr's booth at the 2016 World of Concrete dealt specifically with concrete products (makes sense) the manufacturer ...

Liebherr debuts truck-mounted 37 Z4 XXT concrete pump at World of Concrete

Liebherr debuts truck-mounted 37 Z4 XXT concrete pump...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 08, 2016

Liebherr displayed its new truck-mounted 37 Z4 XXT concrete pump at World of Concrete, highlighting the equipment’s Z-fold boom design ...

Liebherr expects 2015 sales to top $10 billion; U.S. sales growth at 17.9% for first half

Liebherr expects 2015 sales to top $10 billion; U.S....

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 10, 2015

Speaking at a press event in England, Stefan Heissler, member of the directorate of Liebherr International, said the privately-held company ...

Liebherr models L550 through L586 have a new power standard power-split transmission. Using both a mechanical and a hydrostatic drive, the design captures the best of both. The hydrostatic is used for short loading cycles, while the mechanical is used for longer distances and uphill sections. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) automatically adjusts between the two drives, matching the drive type to the job at hand.

Liebherr unveils XPower wheel loaders with standard...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 06, 2015

Calling it a “significant milestone,” Liebherr says it will use a power-split transmission as standard throughout its entire new XPower ...

Vermeer names Ultimate Crew; Holt Cat hits VisionLink milestone; Orion expands & more in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing roundup

Vermeer names Ultimate Crew; Holt Cat hits VisionLink...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Oct 08, 2015

Vermeer names B&T Drainage winner of Ultimate Crew contest B&T Drainage from Marshall, Illinois, was named the winner of the Ultimate Crew Contest ...

Liebherr celebrates distribution evolution, Manitou launches new website and more in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing Roundup

Liebherr celebrates distribution evolution, Manitou...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 31, 2015

Applied Machinery expands with new office location Applied Machinery Sales is expanding with a new office location in Rock Hill, South ...

MacAllister Machinery breaks ground on new HQ, a JCB Mudfest and more in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

MacAllister Machinery breaks ground on new HQ, a JCB...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 17, 2015

MacAllister Machinery breaks ground for new headquarters Indiana’s Caterpillar equipment dealer, MacAllister Machinery, celebrated a groundbreaking for its new headquarters on ...

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