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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
Equipment operators at the heart of Cat’s evolving tech approach
Automation, connectivity and electrification are at the core of Cat’s technology initiatives, which emphasize simplifying operation for the people behind the controls
Create and complete individual work logs with B2W Employee App
The application gives contractors comprehensive reporting on project status as work is being performed and streamlines data transfer for payroll processing
John Deere’s new scraper tech gathers operation and productivity data in real time
Earthmoving Productivity System is designed to increase accuracy, productivity and safety for scraper operators 
Registration now open for free-to-attend Construction Technology Summit 2022
This year’s theme is digital construction in the real world, which takes a deep dive into how contractors are using advanced technology on projects
iDig introduces a solar-powered automated excavator guidance system
Smaller contractors now have an affordable, sustainable option for machine control that can be used on equipment they already have
Telematics and the future of fleet management
How monitoring data streams via apps can drive down costs as well as carbon emissions, and one day possibly even enable machine fleets to run themselves
MyKomatsu digital hub allows contractors to manage mixed fleets in one place
Komatsu’s comprehensive digital hub, My Komatsu, enables contractors to get easy-to-interpret visual analyses of data collected from numerous sources
Astec furthers automation for asphalt industry through acquistion of MINDS
The plant automation control system and cloud data management platform aims to make automation more accessible to the asphalt industry
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 
Help wanted: Contractors to build smart roads that pay them back
Tim Sylvester of Integrated Roadways explains his company’s vision for the infrastructure of the future, where roadways collect traffic data that ultimately pays all the bills
Leica’s new AP20 AutoPole designed for accuracy in autonomous workflows
The total pole station utilizes new software that ensures the correct mark is targeted and the height measured is accurate
Robotic lifts lend a helping hand when labor is scarce
JLG’s Rob Messina talks about the company’s development of remote-controlled and autonomous access equipment
Autonomous excavator system rivals human performance
University of Maryland research project aims to alleviate the skilled labor shortage as well as challenges to working in toxic environments with its robotic machines
The final frontier: NASA to fund Moon-based construction
The $6-million investment will help develop technology for the lunar space station
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 
Leica partners with SANY to expand machine control adoption
The goal of the collaboration is to simplify adoption and support of machine control technology on excavators and motor graders
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