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Kubota chairman awarded France’s National Medal
Masatoshi Kimata, Kubota’s chairman and representative director, is presented with the National Order of Merit Medal from France
Europower rebrands as e-power
Luc and Yves Heylands have sold the Belgian genset manufacturer to investor Kurt van Dal
Huddig launches ‘world’s first’ hybrid backhoe
Swedish OEM concludes testing and sends diesel-electric Tigon loader out to first customer
Aggreko develops its first hydrogen genset
The first 50 kVA hydrogen combustion generator has been tested and 10 additional units are now being built
Volvo CE commits to ‘significant’ emission reductions
Major OEM says it will achieve net-zero value chain emissions by 2040
TVH acquires Battery Supplies
Belgium-based Battery Supplies will operate autonomously to TVH, with its existing management team
Tobroco-Giant takes over SAMAC brand
Dutch company acquires compaction equipment manufacturer ULBO Machinery to offer full compact equipment range
Volvo CE battery-electric machines at work in Switzerland
Electric compact machines from Volvo Construction Equipment are being put through their paces by Swiss customers.
JCB develops hydrogen-fueled engine
Engine is suitable for use in a range of equipment including loadalls, excavators and backhoes
Altaaqa partners with AFC Energy on fuel cell gensets
Saudi Arabian rental company and AFC Energy sign memorandum of understanding to develop hydrogen fuel cell products
Volvo opens first dedicated fuel cell lab
Lab is also the first facility in Volvo Group to be testing complete fuel cell units
Xerotech, Agder to electrify fleet of mining, construction machines
Companies to electrify over 200 machines using Xerotech’s Hibernium battery platform.
Manitou factory expansions focus on green energy
The €80 million investment in three France-based factories will focus on electric and hybrid equipment 
Akasol reports new order from European bus manufacturer
“Leading bus manufacturer” places long-term follow-up order for battery systems.
BMW Group keeps eye on the future of electric vehicles
The car maker and battery supplier has announced investments in start-ups as well as lithium sources for cells.
Bauma postponed to October 2022
Vaccine roll-out and unhindered travel essential for successful event, says show organiser
JCB “very unlikely” to be attending traditional trade shows in future
Another trade show setback following Volvo’s recent Bauma decision
The good year of Flash Battery
Flash Battery increased workforce and turnover in 2020. Inaugurated new headquarter and sealed international partnerships.
Northvolt to supply Pon Equipment with battery systems for excavators
Northvolt to supply battery systems for the electrification of Pon Equipment engineered Z-line excavators, with an initial delivery of 90 systems.
EcoMix electric mixer drive
ZF Friedrichshafen introduced the electric mixer drive EcoMix CMe with an electro-mechanic transmission replacing all hydraulic components, driven by an integrated electric motor.
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