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Brazilian Volvo Penta production starts
Manufacture of Volvo Penta’s industrial engines launches at the Volvo Group plant in Curitiba
Deutz and Takeuchi collaboration
Takeuchi will equip its new wheeled and tracked excavators with Deutz’s TCD 3.6 diesel engine, following agreement between both companies
Subaru to close industrial products division
Manufacturer plans to integrate engine, pump and generator manufacturing division with its automotive business
Vegetable oil approved for Volvo Penta
Engine manufacturer approves use of hydro-treated vegetable oil in all its engines globally, leading to reduction of fossil CO2 emissions of up to 90%
Perkins launches new Syncro family of engines
New 2.8 and 3.6 litre engines deliver between 45 and 100kW, and meet EU Stage V and US Tier 4 Final regulations
Kubota launches Diesel Power Packs at Bauma
Engine manufacturer releases series at Bauma which meet EU Stage V emissions regulations
Toromont reports reduced repair costs
Canada-based Toromont, which owns several large Caterpillar dealerships, claims 30% reduction in repair costs after using Groeneveld greasing systems
Deutz production milestone
German manufacturer has built 9 million engines since it was established in 1867
‘Solid’ first half for Deutz
Engine manufacturer reports figures in line with expectations, although unit sales and revenue fell year-on-year because of advance production of engines
Komatsu opens plant in Myanmar
Jade mining expected is to drive demand for remanufactured components, while generators will also be built at the facility in Mandalay
Volvo launches ‘de-tiering’ systems
Kits available to remove Stage IIIB emissions equipment from D4H, D6H and D8H-fitted equipment, to allow resale in lesser regulated markets
Caterpillar and Modustri to collaborate on wear part monitoring
Web-based system planned to give real-time information on wear part condition from machines in the field
Telematics launch for John Deere engines
Engine series to benefit from telematics system aiming to improve efficiency and productivity
Full Stage IV range from MTU
MTU using Intermat exhibition to present full range of engines meeting Stage IV European emissions regulations for off-highway equipment
Cummins prepares for Stage V
New regulations expected from 2019 to reduce exhaust particulate matter in Europe
Terex picks Deutz for backhoe
TCD 3.6 diesel engine chosen to power TLB840R backhoe loaders
Low emission launches
Caterpillar has launched a huge number of new machines in Europe featuring Tier 4 Final/Stage IV engines. Greater fuel efficiency is a common theme
Equippo launches resale value risk map
Online used equipment market introduces tool to analyse which countries will be able to operate young used equipment by 2019
Components for construction equipment
If you want a productive construction machine, you have to start with high performance components. Neill Barston looks at some of the technological trends.
Volvo unveils engine de-tiering kits
First kits available to allow Stage IIIB/Tier 4 Interim engine machines to be sold in lesser regulated countries
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