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Caterpillar brings back the 918 compact loader in M Series expansion; intros updated 910, 914

Caterpillar brings back the 918 compact loader in M...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2016

Acknowledging it as a "gray area" machine, Caterpillar is reintroducing the 918 wheel loader, absent from its compact wheel loader lineup since ...

Hyundai’s new HL955 Tool Master loader configuration boosts lift capacity and more

Hyundai’s new HL955 Tool Master loader...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 19, 2016

Hyundai added another Tool Master configuration model to its HL lineup of wheel loaders with the unveiling of the 955TM ...

Mustang/Gehl 608/650, 708/750 are Manitou’s largest articulated loaders yet

Mustang/Gehl 608/650, 708/750 are Manitou’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2016

Marking the launch of the new articulated wheel loaders as a milestone for the company, at the Bauma trade show ...

Caterpillar gives M Series medium wheel loaders meaty update with several design, tech enhancements

Caterpillar gives M Series medium wheel loaders meaty...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2016

Caterpillar has updated its entire M Series medium wheel loader lineup for 2016 with engine, technology, durability and safety upgrades. The ...

Volvo CE launches L45H, L50H wheel loaders with big hydraulic improvements

Volvo CE launches L45H, L50H wheel loaders with big...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 15, 2016

Along with an updated engine Volvo's new L45H and L50H wheel loaders boast substantial hydraulic improvements and faster cycle times. Matching ...

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 ...

Doosan’s new DL220-5 wheel loader does not require a DPF

Doosan’s new DL220-5 wheel loader does not...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 15, 2016

Doosan’s new DL220-5 3-cubic-yard wheel loader, driven by a powershift transmission, has three selectable transmission modes. A vehicle control unit ...

Caterpillar says compact wheel loader is the fastest growing compact machine in North America

Caterpillar says compact wheel loader is the fastest...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 23, 2015

Compact wheel loaders have been the fastest growing compact machine in North America year, says B. J. Meier, senior product ...

Doosan unveils DL200-5 wheel loader with hydrostatic drive, improved cab (PHOTOS)

Doosan unveils DL200-5 wheel loader with hydrostatic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2015

Replacing the Dash-3 models, Doosan has launched the DL200-5 wheel loader and DL200TC-5 tool carrier as the company's first with ...

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 ...

Wacker Neuson intros dozen+ machines including new excavators, loaders, ground-engaging telehandler (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Wacker Neuson intros dozen+ machines including new...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 19, 2015

Once known only for compaction, Wacker Neuson now has a wide range of equipment from loaders to excavators to material ...

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