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Volvo introduces three new electric compact machines
Coming to the U.S. early in 2022, battery-powered models are said to perform like traditionally powered machines, but with a lot less sound and maintenance
John Deere and National Grid unveil electric backhoe concept
The battery-powered 310X is designed to provide the same level of performance as Deere’s 310L diesel-powered backhoe 
Cat’s new 100% hydrogen-powered gen-sets coming later this year
Caterpillar will also launch power generation solutions from 400 kW to 4.5 MW that can be configured to operate on natural gas blended with up to 25% hydrogen
Volvo awards electro-hydraulic system for excavators
The innovative Common Pressure Rail System improves performance while reducing emissions
LiuGong’s new electric remote-controlled wheel loader runs on 5G network
The 856E Max is designed for low energy consumption, low noise and high performance
Caterpillar to develop all-electric mining fleet
Working with Nouveau Monde Graphite, Cat will test zero-emission machines for Canada’s Matawinie graphite mine
Volvo CE commits to ‘significant’ emission reductions
Major OEM says it will achieve net-zero value chain emissions by 2040
Volvo electric excavators and wheel loaders coming to the U.S. this year
Manufacturer claims the ECR25 electric excavator and L25 electric wheel loader have nearly identical specifications to their diesel equivalents
JCB pursues development of hydrogen engine
Equipment manufacturer stated hydrogen offers a more cost-effective, less-complex means of achieving lower carbon emissions than battery-powered alternatives
Komatsu introduces electric and remote-controlled concept mini excavator
Manufacturer has announced concept machine, which is fully electric and operated by remote control
Ford’s new electric F-150 will resurrect the name ‘Lightning’
An iconic fixture on construction sites and American driveways alike, the ‘Big Three’ auto maker will officially unveil its new pickup on May 19
Doosan Infracore completes first battery pack prototype
Maker of construction machinery, including Bobcat compact equipment, accelerates its battery pack and electrified products business
Interview: Are electric pavers a thing?
Leaders at GOMACO talk about the future of paving technology and the possibility of battery-powered machines in the future
Diesel’s not done
Despite advancements in alternative power, there’s still a place at the table for diesel-powered engines
Volvo Group creates business area dedicated to electrification
‘Volvo Energy’ will work toward improving the charging infrastructure and reduce environment impact of electric and hybrid vehicles
GM to phase out petroleum-powered vehicles by 2035
Pivotal move by one of the world’s largest automakers could speed the transition toward all-electric construction equipment 
John Deere to test electric backhoe concept
Leading OEM and power company National Grid working on electric backhoe concept
Vermeer buys Normag drilling technology
Vermeer acquires electric-powered horizontal directional drilling and fluid systems technology from Normag
EcoNet from Balfour Beatty to reduce site carbon emissions
New EcoNet technology from UK contractor Balfour Beatty will reduce carbon emissions on construction sites by up to 80%.
Disrupting the material handling sector
From hydrogen and electric power to robotics and telematics, an array of new technologies are changing the forklift sector
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