Komatsu to make hybrid excavators in China this year

The race to be the first with the most as far as alternative energy construction machines is heating up with the announcement that Komatsu will start manufacturing it’s diesel-electric hybrid excavators in China this year. Kotmasu claims the machine will be 25 percent more fuel efficient. The other two machines in this race are Volvo’s L220F hybrid wheel loader and Caterpillar’s D7E electric drive dozer.