New Power Technology
JCB to bring hydrogen-burning engine to U.S.
Hydrogen-combustion engines can be developed quickly, starting with existing diesel engines, and can be installed in the same chassis as diesel counterparts
Sneak a peek at Caterpillar’s record-breaking CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibit plans
Caterpillar’s largest-ever CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibit investment pays tribute to those who build while showcasing new equipment, technology and services
Cat invests in California battery specialist Lithos Energy
Caterpillar said the investment demonstrates its commitment to support customers in energy transition with lower-carbon power technologies for hybrid and full-electric machines
Deere reveals an electric excavator at CES
Immersion cooling is expected to extend battery life in a safer, higher-performance excavator with lower noise and torque at any speed
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
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
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Don’t miss out – Cummins are attending to ConExpo 2023
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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
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