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2014-11-17
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The 744K-II, 824K-II, and 844K-II meet Final Tier 4 emissions while offering increased durability and productivity.
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.
2014-11-14
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Built on a tool carrier chassis, the RT1200's design allows contractors to select from tracks or tires and a variety of attachments.
2016-08-20
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It’s a first for a U.S. Navy ship: running on 100% renewable fuel, that is.
2017-03-17
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Commercial vehicles are beginning to adopt alternative energy sources, but the transition remains slow. Batteries and an array of renewable fuels are seeing more usage, but costs and infrastructure remain hindrances for these fragmented technologies.
2014-01-30
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BYD and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) recently announced some findings from a two-month pilot test on a 40-ft BYD battery-electric bus conducted in Manhattan from Aug. 25 to Oct. 25 of last year. The electric bus maker also recently completed the first phase of a 10-month trial, which commenced this past summer in Gatineau, Quebec, and Ottawa, Ontario, again using a 40-ft BYD-supplied electric bus.
2012-06-18
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Employment prospects and salaries have improved for the majority of commercial-vehicle engineers (including those in the off-highway industry) since the end of the global recession, according to the recently released 2012 SAE International Salary Study. Whether one’s salary went up or down depends heavily on where one works.
2017-05-05
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Heavy-duty trucks have been using telematics for years to communicate a relatively narrow view of engine status. Manufacturers and fleet operators are now looking at the Internet of Things (IoT) to provide an expanded view of truck health, says Bsquare's Dave McCarthy.
2016-06-05
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Komatsu America reveals four new machines that help demonstrate its vision of the "jobsite of the future."
2015-07-23
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The company is looking at adjacent markets for its large video screens and sees the truck industry as a potential opportunity. The Safety Truck prototype was developed with the aim of improving road safety.
2016-05-12
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Although some commercial vehicle fleets and owners remain skeptical about autonomous driving and the implications for their big rigs traveling down the highway, much of the technology is already available to make it a real possibility, states WABCO's Jon Morrison.
2017-03-13
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Partnership between Omnitracs and Peloton Technology brings platooning technology to fleet customers.
2015-05-07
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Researchers from Tsinghua University propose a new type of EHPS system suitable for heavy-duty commercial vehicles, with the purpose of reducing the power demand of an electric motor while guaranteeing sufficient power assist. The motor is only activated on-demand, which also helps to improve fuel economy.
2015-04-01
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Although many of the technologies used to great success in military applications--such as SWIR, RGI, and LIDAR--are costly, the cost could go down drastically if put in full production for off-highway equipment.
2015-02-19
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As the proliferation of and demand for “smart” technology in off-highway vehicles has risen, so has the notion that sensors are the only suitable solutions for these control loops. The switch, meanwhile, tends to be viewed as an antiquated and irrelevant technology of legacy systems.
2012-12-13
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While John Deere is enjoying success with its existing JDLink connectivity technology, it is exploring new forms of connectivity such as mobile devices.
2011-12-06
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Regulations developed by committees are among the factors behind the expanding focus on safety. The committees that create standards are also playing a big role in the effort to improve safety.
2012-01-16
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OEMs are leveraging electronics for vehicle efficiencies, while concurrently responding to demands for connected commercial vehicles that economically and efficiently incorporate feature-rich consumer electronics.
2008-06-19
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Eberspächer's Hydronic M II water heaters feature double the service life, faster heating performance, and "extremely quiet operation," compared to previous models, says the company. The heaters are available in 8-, 10-, and 12-kW models. Diesel fuel required for heating is drawn directly from the onboard fuel tank.
2008-06-19
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Technology advances help to make equipment operators more comfortable--and more productive--in the field, in the pit, and on the job site.
2014-09-02
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The WSU team found an edge over the competing designs by employing liquid hydrogen (LH2) storage to maximize station capacity and reduce capital and operating costs. Delivering hydrogen in liquid form reduces the energy used for distribution, and 80-90% of small-merchant hydrogen is delivered via cryogenic liquid tanker truck.
2016-05-12
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OEMs can satisfy both increasing emissions requirements and keeping up with new product innovations by focusing their attention on the areas of the equipment that impact the operator experience on a larger scale, says Southco's Bob Straka.
2014-01-15
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Acoustic performance has become a key competitive factor for off-highway equipment due to an increasing focus on operator comfort and noise pollution as well as continuing regulatory pressure.
2011-04-20
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Actio says that OEMs and suppliers have learned the hard way what happens when a company’s material approval process workflow is not integrated with MSDS management.
2008-06-19
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The designers of a diesel-electric locomotive that Vossloh Locomotives debuted in 2007 reduced the chassis weight by 25% by using high-strength steels. The result is a locomotive that the company says provides better transport economics, more evenly distributed axle loads with lower wear of the rails, and better protection for the driver, due to improved deformation properties in the event of a crash.
2012-12-05
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Along with optimized design, including the integration of functions for individual components, new materials for heavy-truck applications are leading ZF’s lightweight charge. One example on display at the IAA show was a “study” of a four-point link made from glass-fiber-reinforced plastic that reduces weight by 25% compared to the standard cast component.
2011-08-10
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Advanced solar-control glass can alleviate the A/C system’s workload and is about 10% lighter than similar-thickness tempered glass—both of which can contribute to better fuel economy/freight efficiency as well as increased range in electrified vehicles.
2010-01-19
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Caterpillar's 3500 engine series is taking on new life in the form of the 3512C and 3516C engines, another sign, Cat says, of its commitment to sustainable development.
2010-03-15
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Technological leaps in construction machinery needs, says ZF, lead to its development of a fully powersplit continuously variable transmission.
2009-03-20
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At this year’s Intermat, Cummins is introducing its next-generation QSL9 engine platform, which it says will be ready to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage IIIB emissions regulations and do so with better performance and a lower cost of operation.
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