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Volvo invests in e-hauler production, innovation
Volvo Construction Equipment plans nearly $37 million in facilities, automation and ergonomics upgrades to its articulated-hauler factory to allow for ‘a more sustainable construction future’
Interview: Cooperation in standardizing charging tech is key to electric adoption
Wacker Neuson exec says equipment manufacturers need to work together on charging technology to achieve widespread acceptance with consumers
John Deere invests again in 2026 electric power-train ambitions
Production expansion for Kreisel battery joint venture supports adding 20+ electric and hybrid construction and forestry models over four years
Hyundai previews hydrogen-powered excavator concept
The only emission from the fuel cell stack is water, and experts say hydrogen might be an as-good or better alternative to diesel power than battery-electric solutions
Cummins and Shell project a fuel-agnostic future for internal combustion
Future heavy-duty vehicles may not all be electric, as development leaders from Cummins and Shell talk about natural gas, hydrogen, low-carbon fuels with a spark ignition engines as essential to reach 2050 targets
Caterpillar adding to construction lineup with four electric machines
As construction transitions to a lower-carbon future, Cat brings support with new compact and medium-sized loaders and excavators powered by new Caterpillar batteries
Electrification of access machines is outpacing regulation’s drive
Greenhouse-gas reduction primed the pump but environmental investors and operating advantages are making electric power trains today’s dominant innovation in lifts and telehandlers
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
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