Equipment Roundup: New Cat D9 Replaces D9T (Video); 2021 Chevy Silverado HD Gets a Carhartt Special Edition (Video); Tobroco-Giant G2700 loader; How to Choose a Cold Planer; Mack updates 13L MP8HE engine

Updated Nov 13, 2020
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Mack updates 13L MP8HE engine for 2021

A new version of Mack‘s 13-liter MP8HE engine comes with a fuel efficiency improvement by up to 3% compared to the current MP8HE.

The next generation Mack MP8HE engine will continue to be offered in 415 and 445 horsepower ratings with 1,760 and 1,860 lb-ft of torque, respectively.


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How to Choose a Cold Planer: Match the machine to current – and future – jobs

Selecting the best cold planer means not only knowing how you plan to use it but what jobs you plan to grow into.

Other considerations include ease of operation, the right technology, safety features, costs of ownership and, of course, productivity.
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Power Up: New Tobroco-Giant G2700 compact wheel loader has more power, higher tipping load

Tobroco-Giant increased power and tipping load on its new G2700 compact articulated wheel loader models.

The loader, which is available in four models, gets a new 50-horsepower Kubota engine, which is 5 more hp than its predecessor, the V452T. It uses a diesel particulate filter and diesel oxidation catalyst to meet Tier 4 Final, as well as the latest European Stage V, emissions standards.
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2021 Chevy Silverado HD: Better towing, new Carhartt Special Edition (Video)

Like their smaller, half-ton siblings in the Chevrolet truck lineup, the changes coming to the Bowtie’s 2021 heavy duty trucks are not groundbreaking. However, there are several smaller updates to know about and at least two other more interesting changes to look forward to in this model year including improved towing and a new Carhartt Special Edition of the trucks.


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Video: New Cat D9 Dozer Replaces D9T, Lowers Maintenance Costs

Cat has replaced the D9T with the new D9. As a next generation dozer, there are some foundational changes to the structure of this machine to discuss, but most of what’s new focuses on reducing O&O costs, including a new torque converter and maintenance improvements.