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2012-05-23
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Michelin North America broke ground in April on a new earthmover tire manufacturing plant in Anderson County, SC, and is also expanding its existing earthmover tire facility in Lexington, SC. The two projects represent a $750 million investment.
2010-01-15
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Mainstream Engineering Corp. (MEC) is collaborating with the Florida Institute of Technology in the study of oxygen-enriched flames with JP-8, a kerosene-based fuel used by the military for all engines, stoves, and burners.
2009-01-20
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WABCO Holdings, a Tier 1 supplier to the commercial-vehicle industry, is supplying its new modular automated manual transmission (AMT) system to China National Heavy Truck Corp. (CNHTC). CNHTC is the largest producer of heavy-duty trucks in China and the first OEM to adopt WABCO's AMT system in volume production.
2010-09-10
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Building on its 50-plus-year history in Brazil and capitalizing on the expected growth in Latin America, Caterpillar Inc. has announced the expansion of its manufacturing operations in Brazil. The company has acquired an existing industrial facility in Brazil, located in Campo Largo, state of Parana, that after upgrading will cover 50,000-m2 (540,000-ft2).
2011-02-18
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Deere & Co. recently announced plans to increase its capacity to build agricultural tractors in India, better positioning itself to pursue the “considerable growth” projected for the Indian tractor market. 
2010-07-28
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The transparent armor and specialty products group of PPG Industries' aerospace business has won a contract with BAE Systems Inc., for specialty transparencies that afford ballistics protection for gunners on U.S.
2010-12-27
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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has entered into agreements with Titan Tire Corp., a subsidiary of Titan International Inc., to sell its European and Latin American farm tire businesses, including a licensing agreement that will allow Titan to manufacture and sell Goodyear-brand farm tires in Europe, Latin America, and North America, for approximately $130 million.
2008-06-19
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BAE Systems announced a five-year, $58.4 million facility expansion project to consolidate its current facilities and increase the company’s presence in the Sterling Heights, MI, area. BAE Systems will immediately begin hiring approximately 460 new engineering and high-technology personnel, and continue through the next five years.
2009-03-17
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BAE Systems received a $45 million contract to provide 5685 Vehicle Emergency Escape (VEE) Window kits from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM). The kits enhance the safety and performance of the up-armored M1151 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV).
2009-02-20
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BAE Systems opened a new facility in Austin, TX, for the production of armor kits to protect U.S. Army ground vehicles. The 33,000-ft² (3065-m²) facility is expected to allow the company to build its L-ROD bar-armor kits faster and at lower cost.
2008-11-18
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Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd., and TCM Corp. have formed an alliance with respect to their wheel loader businesses, consisting of joint research and development and a spin-off of Kawasaki’s wheel loader operation and Hitachi’s investment in the newly created Kawasaki subsidiary.
2008-09-10
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Tyson Foods Inc. selected New Holland Construction as its preferred supplier of compact track loaders to maintain its poultry farms across the U.S. New Holland’s Wichita, KS-built C185 compact track loaders were selected for their reliability, rugged design, serviceability, and low operating cost.
2009-02-19
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­­Doosan Heavy Indust­ries & Construction signed a $26 million contract to supply large-scale freight-loading equipment for shipping ports in an international bid placed by the Port of New Orleans. The contract entails the supply of ­rail-mounted quay-side gantry crane equipment for loading and unloading containers from container vessels.
2009-01-20
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The Manitowoc Co. Inc. sold its Marine segment to Fincantieri Marine Group Holdings Inc. The net purchase price in the all-cash deal was approximately $120 million. Manitowoc Marine Group (MMG) is a full-service shipbuilding, ship repair, and ship conversion organization that operates facilities in Sturgeon Bay, WI; Marinette, WI; and Cleveland, OH.
2009-05-21
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The U.S. Army awarded BAE Systems an $81.4 million contract to produce 39 M88A2 Hercules recovery vehicles and spare parts. Work under the contract will be done by the existing workforce at BAE Systems and is expected to be completed by May 2012.
2009-03-17
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Oshkosh Corp.’s Defense division received a $477 million contract from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) for the delivery of more than 1350 new and recapitalized Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) A4s and more than 1000 Palletized Load System Trailers.
2010-01-15
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MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG and Rheinmetall AG have signed a contract to form a joint company, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV), that will provide complete system solutions for military wheeled vehicles, covering the range of armored and unarmored transport, command, and role-specific vehicles for the international armed forces.
2009-12-17
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Oshkosh Corp. has received an additional $175 million order from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) to deliver 400 MRAP All Terrain Vehicles (M-ATVs).
2012-12-20
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Lightweight materials will make the greatest impact in helping medium- and heavy-duty trucks achieve upcoming greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency regulations, according to respondents to an online poll posted on SAE Off-Highway Engineering Online and Automotive Engineering International Online for two weeks in late November and early December.
2012-11-06
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Bobcat’s plan for Tier 4 solutions includes a Doosan-built engine added to some of its equipment lineup starting in early 2014. Development of the new Tier 4-compliant, non-DPF (diesel particulate filter) engine was a collaboration between engineers from Bobcat, Doosan (Bobcat’s parent company), and engine-development companies such as Ricardo and FEV.
2012-11-27
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Dana Holding Corp. has developed and launched the Spicer Rui Ma brand for a new class of transmissions and axles made in China to complement the supplier’s flagship Spicer brand. Announced at Bauma China 2012 in Shanghai, the initial Spicer Rui Ma products offered to Chinese OEMs include the Spicer TZL16 RM powershift transmission for ZL50 front-end loaders, the T08 RM transmission for 6- to 10-t (6.6- to 11-ton) forklift trucks, and the T39 RM tridem drive axle for five- and six-axle chassis concrete pump trucks and other heavy-duty vocational applications.
2012-11-27
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San Francisco Bay Area-based startup Motiv Power Systems has been chosen to supply its scalable electric Powertrain Control System (ePCS) to the City of Chicago for 20 all-electric garbage trucks, under an exclusive five-year, $13.4 million contract.
2008-11-19
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Caterpillar Inc. and Trimble, an innovator in developing technology for mobile and work applications, have formed a new joint-venture company and a new distribution agreement. The new company, VirtualSite Solutions, will integrate the expertise of both parent companies in the areas of product design and software development to transform the way contractors manage their businesses.
2010-12-21
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Toyota Industrial Equipment S.A. (TIESA) has chosen SimXpert with MD Nastran from MSC.Software Corp. for the modeling and analysis of chassis components and forklift truck body frames for customized material handling equipment.
2008-01-18
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BAE Systems and General Dynamics Land Systems signed a memorandum of understanding to work collaboratively in support of the U.S. Army’s Heavy Brigade Combat Team modernization plan, which will upgrade, modernize, and achieve commonality on BAE Systems’ family of Bradley fighting vehicles and General Dynamics’ M1 Abrams tanks, the primary vehicles of the Army’s heavy brigades.
2008-06-19
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The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command awarded Navistar Defense a follow-on contract to provide Medium Tactical Vehicles and spare parts to the Afghanistan National Police, Afghan National Army, and the Iraqi Ministry of Defense.
2009-05-01
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Versions of the Daily parallel-hybrid cargo van, EuroCargo parallel-hybrid light truck, and Citelis serial-hybrid city bus are among the projects under development at Fiat subsidiary Iveco’s Altra plant in Genoa, Italy.
2009-10-14
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Buses account for a high percentage of U.S. emissions, prompting an industry-wide push to reduce pollutant output. Alternatives such as natural gas and even gasoline hybrids are getting increased attention as regulators and vehicle owners try to balance conservation and cost.
2010-01-14
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The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded $187 million for nine projects aimed at improving vehicle efficiency. Most of the grant money, $115 million, is targeted at advances that will increase the fuel efficiency of Class 8 long-haul freight trucks 50% by 2015. Among the technologies to be investigated are engine combustion, engine waste heat recovery, powertrain hybridization, idle reduction, and aerodynamics.
2012-09-25
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Development of high-efficiency transmissions appropriate for light-passenger, off-highway, and commercial vehicles is the basis for strategic alliances involving Allison Transmission, Dana, and Fallbrook Technologies.
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