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Hybrid & Electric Telescopic Handlers Unveiled
As part of its E-Deutz strategy, Deutz AG presented a modular electrification kit system which has been installed as a fully-working prototype
Volvo CE Shows e-Compact Wheel Loader
Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled its latest concept machine – the LX2 – an electric compact wheel loader prototype. Volvo CE also
Dana, Mecalac Cooperate On Electric Compact Excavator
Dana Inc. said it has been collaborating with Mecalac to develop a customized e-Drivetrain system for the new Mecalac e12 electric compact
Epiroc In Sustainable Mining Group
Epiroc has joined forces with a number of Swedish companies to set a new world standard for sustainable mining in deep underground
BPI To Provide Electric-Drive Systems For Underground Mines
There is a new battery-electric specialist in the underground mining market: Battery Power Industries (BPI) of Pretoria, South Africa. The company said
Wacker Neuson Electrifying Intermat
There is little doubt that Germany’s Wacker Neuson is treating the upcoming Intermat construction equipment show in Paris as a coming out
JCB’s Electric Dreams
In a move which further underpins its “electric” ambitions, JCB has launched a range of lithium-ion battery powered scissor lift aerial work
Volvo Electric Compact Excavator Prototype Wins Award
Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) 100% electric compact excavator prototype – known as the EX2 – has won the Equipment & Machinery
NPP Presents: Cat’s Electric Wheel Loader
Todd Tentlund, product application specialist for Caterpillar, discussing the 988K XE, the company’s first wheel loader with an electric drivetrain.
ZF, ZAPI Announce Electric Drives Cooperation
ZF Friedrichshafen AG has agreed on a strategic cooperation with Italian electric motion control specialist ZAPI. The aim of the cooperation is
Electrification on the Farm
With electrification gaining attention from vehicle  manufacturers attention in just about every market segment, it should be no surprise that the biennial
Nikola Purchase Paves Way For Watercraft, UTVs
Nikola Powersports Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, announced it has acquired Free Form Factory Inc., with the plan to expand its reach
More Electrification: Danfoss Acquires Visedo
The interest in electrification continues to expand into more traditional powertrain markets with the announcement that Denmark’s Danfoss is acquiring Visedo Oy,
Atlas Copco To Focus On Zero-Emission Underground Mining
Atlas Copco said its development work with underground mining equipment will be focused on zero-emission and battery-driven machinery. The company said it
Deutz Makes Electrification Move
German diesel engine manufacturer Deutz AG, Cologne, has made an interesting move into the world electrification with the acquisition of Torqeedo GmbH,
Cat’s First Electric Drive Wheel Loader
Caterpillar has introduced the 988K XE, its first electric drive wheel loader.  The 988K XE drive system features switched reluctance (SR) technology
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