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DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control made mid-size dozers smarter
There’s a direct correlation between power and fuel consumption; more power requires more fuel. Higher injection pressures, careful design of the piston and combustion chamber, turbocharging and other mechanical ploys improve combustion efficiency and help ensure maximum power is extracted from each unit of fuel, but they don’t change the fundamentals. More power still requires […]
July 1, 2014
Are Tier 4 excavators worth the higher cost?
Tier 4 Interim excavators are rolling into the market with Tier 4 Final models close behind. They’re more expensive than the Tier 3 machines they replace. Is a low-hour used Tier 3 machine a better choice? Why pay extra just for a Tier 4 engine? Legitimate questions, so we turned to product managers for the […]
February 28, 2014
How to build out the perfect work truck by taking advantage of dealer spec’ing technologies
Not long ago spec’ing a vocational truck meant going to a dealer, picking from a limited list of wheelbases and axle ratings, selecting a few options for the cab and then welding, drilling and cutting until all your equipment fit. Those were the Dark Ages of truck building. What we have now is a period […]
November 1, 2013
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Video: Volvo Excavator Prototypes Reveal Formidable Strength in Electric Development
Amid a flurry of electric construction equipment news to start 2021, Volvo has introduced two battery-electric excavator prototypes that are different in more ways than one. We dig into those excavators and Volvo's electric advantage in this video.
How to Determine the Resale Value of Your Used Machine
Large and in Charge: This CTL Sets the New Standard For Kubota
The Latest Report Card For U.S. Roads Is In... And It's Not Pretty
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Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
2021 Fleet Technology Trend Report
The latest Fleet Trends Report shows that fleets continued to leverage technology to build resilience and improve their business performance.