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Future Fuels Pt. 4: Hydrogen Propulsion Technologies on the Rise
Hydrogen propulsion technologies are a practical transition from diesel - and these manufacturers are leading the charge.
November 29, 2022
Here's a Rundown of the Latest in Electric Construction Equipment
In Part 2 of our Future Fuels series, we take a look at battery-powered machines slated to arrive soon or already on the market.
November 15, 2022
Sany and Danfoss Introduce Electric Telescopic Crawler Crane
The 80-ton crane is powered by a 282 Kwh liquid-cooled lithium iron phosphate battery for 8 hours of runtime.
November 7, 2022
Hyundai Debuts HW155H Hydrogen-Powered Wheeled Excavator Prototype
A hydrogen fuel cell-powered driveline provides the electrical power to operate the HW155H with zero tailpipe emissions.
October 31, 2022
JCB Unveils Industry-First Mobile Hydrogen Refueler
JCB debuted the first hydrogen-powered prototype machines, and now it has a way to refuel them on the jobsite.
October 26, 2022
Sunbelt Rentals Takes Delivery on Bobcat's First T7X All-Electric Compact Track Loader
The rental company has an exclusive agreement for the battery-powered compact track loader.
October 13, 2022
Komatsu to Demo Electric Compact Wheel Loader Prototype at Bauma
Integrated software acts as the system’s brain while the all-electric actuators and motors provide the muscle.
October 11, 2022
Caterpillar to Unveil 4 Prototype Electric Machines at Bauma
Cat plans to bring battery-powered versions of its 320 and 301.9 excavators and 950 GC and 906 wheel loaders to market in North America.
October 5, 2022
Adopting Electromobility in the Construction Industry
Electric vehicle (EV) popularity continues to grow while the charging infrastructure expands to meet projected future demand. With electromobility (e-mobility) manufacturing incentives renewed, OEMs are making new models in all classes for all industries.
February 24, 2022
Case G Series Loaders Approved for Running on B20 Biodiesel
Fiat Powertrain Technologies approves B20 for use in diesel engines featured in Case G series loaders.
February 2, 2022
Deere to Acquire Majority Ownership in Battery Technology Company
The manufacturer intends to apply the technology to its lineup of turf equipment, compact utility tractors, small tractors, compact construction equipment, and some road building equipment.
December 20, 2021
What's It Like To Operate the New Volvo Electric ECR25 Excavator, L25 Loader?
Zero-emission does not mean decreases in productivity. Testers saw no loss in digging depth and breakout force on the excavator or tipping load and dump height on the wheel loader.
October 5, 2021
California Math Shows Internal Combustion Beating Electric on Emissions
CARB data show diesel engines are not the evil, gross-polluting workhorses that they're frequently portrayed to be. When paired with biobased fuels, they're out-performing on emissions.
June 15, 2021
Expanding Beyond Electric Machines, Volvo Opens Hydrogen Fuel Cell Test Lab
Volvo CE plans to find out with its new lab.
May 25, 2021
"First Electric Skid Steer in the World" Starts in Low $60s
A Slovakia-based firm is showcasing what it says is the first globally, commercially available full-size electric skid steer, displaying the machine during last week's Condex equipment show in Las Vegas.
June 1, 2021
Contractor Tests Out Electric Machines On Off-the-Grid Jobsites
Operators experienced less fatigue, could get instant power and spoke in normal tones to other workers.
May 18, 2021
Ford Leans on its High Performance Legacy for Name of its New Electric F-150
As the May 19 reveal of this all-electric pickup approaches, the announced name for the new model will be familiar to many.
May 11, 2021
Volvo VP Lays Out the Electric Blueprint for Construction Equipment | The Dirt #23
How is Volvo Construction Equipment bringing its electric construction equipment to market? We've got the details in our latest The Dirt video.
April 23, 2021
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Caterpillar Reveals its First Battery-Powered Mining Truck (Video)
The prototype 793 rigid-frame dump truck performed its first live demonstration on a 4.3-mile course while it was fully loaded.
Tough & Techy: Cat Launches New 41-Ton 340 Excavator
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