The AMPSEAL 16 hybrid lever connector system from TE Connectivity is a heavy-duty environmentally sealed system that withstands the harsh conditions of agricultural, construction, trucking, marine, and off-highway industries.
Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, the new WA600-8 wheel loader from Komatsu combines an enhanced lockup torque converter function and SmartLoader logic to achieve low fuel consumption and high travel speeds.
Dana Holding Corp.’s Spicer Smart Suite technology is a platform of fully integrated, connected-vehicle features that converts operating data from the drivetrain into actionable insights for enhancing productivity, improving operator and machine safety and reducing total operating costs.
The company’s recently unveiled snowmobile lineup for the 2017 model year includes an OEM industry first: the all-new SVX 450 purpose-built, single-ski snow bike. Other highlights include what Arctic Cat claims is the industry’s most powerful turbo engine at 180 hp (134 kW).
The global mobile equipment market is always evolving and adapting to meet customers’ needs, driven by new government regulations, as well as market demands for more flexibility, functionality, energy efficiency, and lower costs, says Bosch Rexroth's Gunther Nunweiler.
With any new technology, there comes a learning curve, says MTU's Andy Suda, and it has become clear that the service and maintenance methods of yesteryear may not be best suited for today’s streamlined engineering advancements.
Imagine a company being able to deliver feature-packed products at a competitive price and saving important R&D dollars along the way. A healthier bottom line for this company will lead to even more R&D to create the next generation of features and, ultimately, successful autonomous vehicles, says dSPACE's Mahendra Muli.
Cummins' Jim Trueblood says the company's Tier 4 Final program was driven by the core philosophy to utilize new or improved technologies, systems, and components that would meet the durability and reliability levels demanded for tough high horsepower applications.
Biodiesel fuel is a viable supplement for traditional fossil fuels, as long as manufacturers make the necessary changes in equipment to accommodate these new types of fuels, according to Freudenberg-NOK's Joe Walker.