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Perkins uses bauma to announce new US$ 183 million Chinese production facility will begin manufacturing in June, three months ahead of schedule.
Ill-chosen consumables can have an adverse effect on running costs. Steve Skinner reports on a trend that’s seeing longer lasting, higher performing and more cost effective products being brought to market to aid contractors through challenging times.
Emissions compliance is driving OEMs to redesign construction equipment. Steve Skinner reports on some of the concepts, components and systems that will feature on post 2011 machines.
A Doosan and XCMG partnership has set its sights on becoming one of the world's 10 largest engine manufacturers.
Three manufacturers are exploring the possibility of a joint venture in the area of exhaust-gas after treatments for off-highway machines ahead of the next stage of engine emissions regulations which come into effect in 2011.
Steve Skinner reports on the installation of Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB compliant engines into equipment and looks at the solutions being adopted and how end users will be affected.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has brought a civil action against three US companies for the importation and sale on non-compliant Chinese engines
A head-to-head test conducted by Cummins has shown its Tier 4 Interim (Stage IIIB) QSB6.7 engine offers a +5% fuel efficiency improvement over its Tier 3 (Stage IIIA) predecessor.
Deutz believes the cost of introducing Stage IV (final Tier 4) compliant engines will put some construction equipment manufacturers out of business.
Gwenne Henricks has been appointed president of UK-based diesel engine manufacturer Perkins.
Kohler engines of Wisconsin, US has produced its first range of diesel powered engines. Initially available in the US and the Asia Pacific region, the seven air-cooled and six liquid-cooled models produce between 5 kW and 48 kW.
Delphi has launched its first common rail fuel injection system for engines in the medium to heavy duty construction equipment sector.
Where do you start with engines? The industry is working towards the most challenging emissions legislation it has ever faced, while at the same time trying to deliver better efficiency as well as accommodate greater quantities of biofuels - a controversial area in itself. Chris Sleight reports.
While many companies like to keep new ideas to themselves until they come to market, Volvo has taken the unusual step of presenting many ‘in progress’ projects from its R&D department to the general public. Chris Sleight reports.
Volvo used ConExpo to unveil a prototype of the world's first ever hybrid drive wheeled loader. The company says the machine will save fuel and be more productive than traditional machines. Chris Sleight reports.