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VIDEO: How to charge electric construction equipment via solar power
Electrically powered equipment is intriguing for many reasons, so here are some answers to questions about the ease with which it can be charged
Coming soon: Zero-emissions haul trucks
Cummins and Komatsu will collaborate on zero-emissions power technologies, including hydrogen fuel cell solutions, for large mining haul truck applications
What’s next: Volvo CE tests world’s first hydrogen-powered hauler
A prototype of the Volvo HX04 shows the potential that hydrogen and fuel cells bring to future equipment, but commercialization is likely still five or more years away
VIDEO: Ford’s all-electric F-150 Lightning now in production
The ‘Model T moment’ celebrates the industry’s first all-electric truck which Ford said is priced less than $40,000 and can travel up to 320 miles per charge
Ford reveals battery range of new electric F-150 Lightning
The buzz around the totally electric truck has generated over 200,000 preorders to date, but only time will tell how buyers in the construction industry will respond 
Case previews electric mini excavator for availability in 2023
Equipment maker says the CX15 EV marks the next step in the company’s electrification journey which will include a complementary portfolio of diesel and electric equipment 
Amazon moves to clean up its act with giant order of gas-fueled trucks
The recent purchase of the Class 6 and Class 8 trucks follows the online retail giant’s order of 100,000 battery-electric vans from electric van start-up Rivian
Takeuchi’s new electric compact excavator available through United Rentals
The first 100 units were shipped to select branches across North America, in what Takeuchi said is the first of many electric machines to come from the company
Construction of road that charges electric vehicles coming soon to Detroit
Engineering firm Jacobs will pioneer the first infrastructure project of its kind with a one-mile stretch of pavement 
Concrete that powers equipment? Yes, really
Researchers at Purdue University are testing ideas that could put concrete at the center of the world’s transition to net-zero
Bobcat’s all-electric T7X available in rental fleets this year
Just in are more details about the first-ever machine of its kind which has half the parts and three times the torque as traditional loaders
Bobcat unveils world’s first all-electric compact track loader
The Bobcat T7X was revealed at CES 2022 in Las Vegas, where Sunbelt Rentals pledged its commitment to bringing the new technology to its customers across North America
Is a hydrogen-powered Bobcat coming soon to your fleet?
Scott Park, president and CEO of Doosan Bobcat, talks about the viability of hydrogen-powered construction equipment and overcoming the obstacles to its adoption
John Deere the latest OEM to make decisive move toward a cleaner future
Equipment maker invests in ClearFlame Engine Technologies as part of its strategy to accelerate low and zero-carbon powertrain technology
Is electric equipment the answer for your construction business?
Construction machinery is rapidly evolving to become greener and cleaner, but questions remain over whether the latest advancements in electric power can pay off for contractors
GM to install 40K EV chargers across North America
Following its recent tease of an electric Silverado pickup model, General Motors ups the ante on its commitment to phasing out petroleum-powered vehicles by 2035
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
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