The Dirt #07: Infrastructure Funding Bills, the 2021 Ford F-150 + What is Trimble Centerpoint RTX?

This week on The Dirt we discuss potential legislation for road funding, a new excavator from Takeuchi and the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 which has been redesigned inside and out and now features a powerful new hybrid powertrain option and even an integrated generator.

We also talk with Towfique Ahmed, a product manager at Trimble on an update to the company’s Centerpoint RTX system, which allows you to perform site surveys without a base station. Check out this week’s episode below.

This week on The Dirt we discuss potential legislation for road funding, a new excavator from Takeuchi and the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 which has been redesigned inside and out and now features a powerful new hybrid powertrain option and even an integrated generator.

We also talk with Towfique Ahmed, a product manager at Trimble on an update to the company’s Centerpoint RTX system, which allows you to perform site surveys without a base station.

🚧 Episode Chapters 🚧

0:00 Intro

0:55 Current Proposed Infrastructure Funding Legislation

3:18 Hitachi, Topcon partner on factory integrated excavator control

4:12 Takeuchi intros TB225 excavator

4:44 Ford Unveils 2021 Ford F-150

6:06 Introducing Towfique Ahmed to Discuss Centerpoint RTX – Corrections with no Base Station!

 

🚧 Mentioned in this Episode 🚧

How road construction fares in Democrat, GOP funding plans
https://www.equipmentworld.com/how-road-construction-fares-in-democrat-gop-funding-plans/

Hitachi to factory-add Topcon grade control on excavators
https://www.equipmentworld.com/hitachi-topcon-grade-control-excavators/

Takeuchi’s new TB225 excavator has swing boom, retractable undercarriage for digging in tight spaces

Ford Unveils 2021 F-150

Trimble’s new SPS986 eliminates need for base station in GPS rover surveys

 

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