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2016-05-05
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Rather than localized smart components, truly intelligent equipment features an integrated system that can communicate from component to component, as well as externally, according to Eaton Hydraulics' Astrid Mozes.
2016-05-05
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While connected technologies for passenger vehicles are moving toward more widespread, everyday use, the benefits of improved performance, safety, durability, and fuel economy offered by connected vehicles are rapidly gaining a foothold in the off-highway market as well, says Dana's George Constand.
2016-05-05
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While the European Union’s upcoming Stage V standards will not be applicable in North America, product improvements made to meet the regulations are expected to be made available for the North American market, explains Cummins' Vice President Engineering – Engine Business, Jim Fier.
2016-05-04
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At the recent Bauma 2016 in Munich, Volvo Construction Equipment President Martin Weissburg revealed the largest excavator and articulated hauler the company has ever produced, and provided his thoughts on connectivity trends and the market in China.
2016-05-03
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Despite the greater efficiencies of engine brake designs, increasing gross weights, lower rolling resistance, and engine downsizing have driven the need for more auxiliary braking power on heavy trucks and buses. Jacobs Vehicle Systems' response is the High Power Density (HPD) engine brake.
2016-04-22
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Mahindra Truck and Bus Division (MTBD) recently launched its new heavy commercial truck series under the brand name Blazo. The Blazo series includes haulage, tractor-trailer, and tipper models, and is equipped with FuelSmart technology, the highlight of which is the introduction of a 7.2-L CRDe engine coupled with a multi-drive mode that is typically reserved for passenger cars, the company notes.
2016-04-14
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The 6-cylinder turbocharged Cat C9.3B engine delivers 18% more power and torque, and has a simplified and 30% smaller aftertreatment system. It will meet Stage V, Tier 4 Final, and below emissions standards.
2016-04-13
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JLG Industries introduced several new products and services at Bauma 2016 in Munich, including the 1500AJP with a working envelope of more than 74,000 m³ (2.6 million ft³) of reachable space.
2016-04-13
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Perkins launched a new family of 4-cylinder, 2.8- and 3.6-L diesel engines that deliver 60 to 134 hp (45 to 100 kW). Citing modularity as a key element of this new engine platform, Ramin Younessi, President of Perkins, unveiled the Syncro 3.6-L engine in the company’s booth at Bauma 2016 in Munich.
2016-04-04
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This past November Caterpillar opened its new Additive Manufacturing (AM) Factory at its Tech Center in Mossville, IL, to consolidate and expand its 3D printing activities. AM engineer Brittany Hancock recently gave Off-Highway Engineering a tour of the new facility and discussed the company’s current and future plans regarding the use of 3D printing technology.
2016-03-25
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Major powertrain enhancements by Volvo Trucks for its 2017 lineup include turbo compounding for the North American Volvo D13 engine; the introduction of Volvo I-Shift with Crawler Gears automated manual transmission; Volvo I-See predictive cruise control; and a one-box exhaust aftertreatment system.
2016-03-23
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Cummins, MTU, and Deutz, among others, offer a preview of the technology they're developing to meet the European Union’s Stage V emissions regulations for off-highway equipment that could commence in 2019.
2016-03-07
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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.
2016-03-07
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Eaton’s high-pressure 35NG hose and low-pressure NG-TW hose for compressed natural gas (CNG) applications are certified to ANSI NGV 4.2 Class A and D, and ANSI NGV 3.1 Class B and C.
2016-03-07
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The POSIWIRE sensor WS21 from ASM Sensors is designed for measuring ranges up to 20,000 mm.
2016-03-06
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The CL-712 from HED is a solid-state Cortex A8 ARM microcontroller-based display and member of the HED CANLink multiplexed control family.
2016-03-06
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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.
2016-03-06
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Engineers across disciplines will realize step-change improvements in the way they develop products using ANSYS 17.0.
2016-03-04
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Grote’s BriteZone line of LED work lamps is a price-conscious option for high-quality work lighting.
2016-03-03
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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).
2016-03-03
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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.
2016-03-01
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With the European Commission announcing a Stage V criteria emissions regulation for off-highway, scheduled to phase-in as early as 2019, engine developers must adapt.
2016-03-01
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The growing role of electronics and software is altering the design process, requiring a greater focus on validation and verification, particularly to meet the stringent demands of off-highway environments.
2016-02-10
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The Tier 4-compliant, 160-hp (119-kW) DL220-5 features an adjustable auto-shutdown function to save fuel during non-working conditions and a new high-lift Z-bar configuration that extends the dump height by 18 in (457 mm) compared to the standard model.
2016-02-10
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International Truck launches the HX Series, consisting of four new Class 8 vocational truck models designed for the severe service industry including construction and concrete. It is the first all-new vehicle introduced by International Truck since 2010.
2016-02-09
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Carnegie Mellon University and Sikorsky recently participated in a joint autonomy demo that proved the capability of new, ground-air cooperative missions, using a UH-60MU Black Hawk helicopter enabled with Sikorsky's MATRIX autonomy kit and CMU’s Land Tamer unmanned ground vehicle.
2016-02-09
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Flux Power plans to begin shipping the first UL 2271-listed lithium solution for electric trucks in Q2 2016.
2016-01-25
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Motiv Power Systems and Creative Bus partner to build a zero emission all-electric school bus. The new Starcraft e-Quest XL will have a range of 85 mi (137 km) and be capable of a 50% charge within 2 hrs.
2016-01-11
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Navistar CIO Terry Kline talks about the company’s vehicle connectivity strategy and its new over-the-air reprogramming for improved uptime, which it claims is an industry-first technology for heavy trucks.
2016-01-08
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Most electric off-highway vehicles are relatively small vehicles that have small power requirements compared to some construction and agriculture behemoths. Hybrids fit more use cases.
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