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Video: The Meteoric Rise of Kubota Construction Equipment | The Dirt #28
With the explosion of interest in compact equipment over the last few years, Kubota has seen huge growth in its construction equipment division. We talk to product manager Patrick Baker about what's behind that growth and Kubota's latest machines.
June 18, 2021
Video: Doosan's Latest Wheel Loaders Are New in Every Way | The Dirt #27
From a "transparent bucket" and a new exterior design all the way down to a more spacious cab and maintenance improvements on the inside, we brought in the experts to discuss everything new on Doosan's latest loaders.
June 11, 2021
Video: Why the Cat 963 is "A Great Big Skid Steer" | The Dirt #26
The new Cat 963 track loader is built for just about anything. On this episode of The Dirt, Cat tractor expert Sam Meeker joins us to talk about the improvements this machine brings over the K-Series and how versatile a track loader can be.
June 4, 2021
Ford's F-150 Lightning is the Super Truck For the Working Class
With its first electric pickup, Ford has packed in a lot of capability – and speed – while keeping the starting price under $40,000.
May 25, 2021
Video: Deere Expert Explains How Motor Graders Have Evolved | The Dirt #25
Precision, efficiency and comfort. In this episode of The Dirt, we talk to Deere grader expert Matt Goedert, who explains the latest improvements to the company's grader line.
May 21, 2021
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Video: How The First See-Through Loader Bucket Works. Feature From the Future
After hearing visibility concerns from customers, Doosan came up with an industry-first: a see-through loader bucket. But how does the system work? Check out the video for all the details.
May 14, 2021
Similar But Very Different: Cat Expert Explains the Four 315 and 317 Excavator Models | The Dirt #24
Cat's 315, 315 GC, 317 and 317 GC excavators are all-new inside and out. So much has been packed into these models that in this episode of The Dirt, we've asked Cat excavator expert Brian Stellbrink to break it all down.
May 7, 2021
Video: New Cat 963 Track Loader Is Built for Just About Anything
With its latest track loader, Cat has made everything good about the 963 even better.
April 30, 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
Video: How John Deere Totally Re-engineered Its 410 E-II, 460 E-II Articulated Dump Trucks | The Dirt #22
On this episode of The Dirt, we talk with Cory Brant of John Deere to discuss the all-new and completely redesigned 410 E-II and 460 E-II articulated dump trucks.
March 12, 2021
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.
March 5, 2021
Video: Bobcat Loader Expert Explains Why S62 Skid Steer, T62 CTL Are "The Total Package" | The Dirt #21
In the latest episode of The Dirt, Bobcat loader expert Sarah Peckskamp explains what's new on the S62 skid steer and T62 compact track loader.
February 23, 2021
Video: How is the New Cat 315 GC Excavator Different from the Standard Model? Who's it For?
In our previous video, we detailed Cat's next-generation 315 excavator. But that's not the only new 315 model. Cat's also selling a 315 GC. What's the difference between the 315 and the 315 GC? Who should consider buying the GC? We break it down here.
February 17, 2021
Video: Cat's All-New 315 Excavator is All About Speed
The new Cat 315 is better in every way than the machine it replaces, the 315F L. Cat has upgraded the hydraulics, engine, cab and swing drive, and they've packed a lot of standard tech on this 15-metric-ton machine to help you get the job done faster.
February 12, 2021
Video: Ford Unveils New 2021 F-150 Raptor: New Suspension + V8 Returns!
Ford has unveiled the latest version of the off-road ripping F-150 Raptor. The new 2021 Raptor has some significant upgrades including a new suspension design. But it will also mean the return of a V8 engine to Ford's beloved off-roader. Get all the detai
February 3, 2021
Video: Dozer Expert Explains What's Better About the New Cat D9 | The Dirt #20
In this episode of The Dirt, we talk with Cat tractor expert Todd Cole about the new D9 dozer. Todd takes us through all the major changes and upgrades and how Cat has lowered costs while retaining performance in replacing the D9T.
February 2, 2021
No Counterweight Needed: What Will Set Komatsu's First Electric Excavator Apart? (VIDEO)
Komatsu has announced that it's going to build a battery-powered excavator. Take a design sneak peek in this video and see what you should expect from this electric machine.
January 28, 2021
Video: How John Deere Just Made Its Best Motor Graders Even Better
John Deere recently announced several updates and improvements to its Grade Pro (GP) motor graders and grader-centric improvements to its SmartGrade machine control platform. We discuss those updates and talk about what differentiates a Deere GP grader.
January 27, 2021
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New Cat D4 Boosts Visibility 30% to Front-of-Blade Area
Now it's the D4's moment to shine in Caterpillar's new dozer lineup.
Video: Why Using a 2D System is a Great First Step in Machine Control | The Dirt #29
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