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Caterpillar’s Next-Gen Excavators, 25 Years In The Making

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:41
Brian Shellbrink, product specialist, Caterpillar, talks with Diesel Progress about Caterpillar’s next-gen excavators — the machine’s first overhaul in 25 years. The post Caterpillar’s Next-Gen Excavators, 25 Years In The Making appeared first on Diesel Progress North American | Diesel Progress International.

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More Performance, Productivity And Reliability. Less Weight. Less Fuel. Less Maintenance.

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:22
The post More Performance, Productivity And Reliability. Less Weight. Less Fuel. Less Maintenance. appeared first on Diesel Progress North American | Diesel Progress International.

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Hubert Gossner of MAN Engines On The New 9L Diesel for Agricultural Applications

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:29
MAN Engines unveiled a new 9 L diesel for agricultural applications. The D1556 offers a power output from 205 to 324 kW (275 to 434 hp) with 1550 to 1970 Nm (1143 to 1453 lb. ft.) of torque at 1150 to 1300 rpm. The post Hubert Gossner of MAN Engines On The New 9L Diesel for Agricultural Applications appeared first on Diesel Progress North...

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More News From Agritechnica

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:16
BY ROBERTA PRANDI Whether it’s new products, new applications or new business announcements, more is coming from Tier 1 suppliers at the Agritechnica show in Hanover, Germany. ZF Friedrichshafen announced a strategic cooperation with ZAPI, an Italy-based manufacturer of electric motors, inverters, and related components. According to the...

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ZF, ZAPI Announce Electric Drives Cooperation

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:08
ZF Friedrichshafen AG has agreed on a strategic cooperation with Italian electric motion control specialist ZAPI. The aim of the cooperation is to offer customers in commercial vehicle and industrial technology faster and more tailored complete electric or hybrid drive systems for trucks, buses, construction and agricultural machines, ships and...

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Uplifting Deal For Terex In China

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:20
Terex Utilities and its dealer Xuzhou Handler Special Vehicles Co., Ltd. have signed a letter of intent for Xuzhou to purchase 5000 units of insulated aerial devices from Terex over a five-year period, with a total value of more than $250 million. The products will support the continuing improvement and ongoing adoption of live line […] The...

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Engine News From Agritechnica

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:17
BY ROBERTA PRANDI It is the farmer’s time in Hanover, Germany. The city is flooded with exhibitors and visitors for the biggest agricultural event in the world, Agritechnica. The organizers said they expect 400,000 visitors through this weekend, the finale of the week-long event. Hotel prices have skyrocketed, restaurants are packed and the city...

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Consistent Growth Seen For Rental Industry: ARA (Interstitial Popup Sample)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:28
In its latest five-year forecast, the American Rental Association (ARA) said it expects the equipment rental industry’s revenue to grow consistently with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between of 4.7% in 2017 and 2021 in the United States, resulting in total revenue of $59.3 billion in 2021. According to the ARA’s recently updated...

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Consistent Growth Seen For Rental Industry: ARA

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:50
In its latest five-year forecast, the American Rental Association (ARA) said it expects the equipment rental industry’s revenue to grow consistently with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between of 4.7% in 2017 and 2021 in the United States, resulting in total revenue of $59.3 billion in 2021. According to the ARA’s recently updated...

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Mercedes-Benz Reaches Engine Milestone In Brazil

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:47
By Mauro Belo Schneider Mercedes-Benz announced it has manufactured its three millionth heavy-duty vehicle engine in Brazil. The milestone engine is an OM 457 LA diesel, manufactured at the company’s São Bernardo do Campo plant. Mercedes-Benz began manufacturing engines in Brazil in 1956. “No other manufacturer has reached this production number...

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Stage 5 Certification For Deutz TTCD 7.8 Diesel

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:53
Germany’s Deutz AG said it has been awarded the EU Stage 5 certificate for its six-cylinder TTCD 7.8 model.  Deutz made the announcement ahead of next week’s Agritechnica agricultural trade fair. Deutz’s said the in-line TTCD 7.8 diesel is applicable for heavy-duty tractor applications due to its compact design and twin turbochargers. In addition,...

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New Gas Generator Sets From Caterpillar Energy Solutions

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:56
Caterpillar Energy Solutions has launched a new line of gaseous-fueled generator sets targeting distributed energy applications. The new MWM TCG 3016/Cat CG132B series gen-sets are available in ratings from 400 to 800 kWh and offer the highest efficiency in their category — up to 43.5% electrical efficiency when operating on natural gas —...

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Yanmar America Opens Training, Customer Center

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:27
Yanmar America has officially opened the Yanmar EVO//Center in Acworth, Ga.  Situated on 50-plus acres of land, the new 50,000 sq. ft. facility features six product training labs with classroom and hands-on space, three classrooms, multiple meeting rooms, office space, a 250-seat auditorium, the EVO Commons dining area, concept lab, museum and...

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Lister Petter Engine Business Acquired?

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:48
The ever-changing ownership structure of UK engine and generator set manufacturer Lister Petter is changing yet again.  The company has seen numerous changes in ownership over at least the last decade. According to a report on the Lister Petter website, the UK engine and generator set company’s intellectual property, brand and right to manufacture...

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Morbark Acquires Rayco Manufacturing

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:05
Morbark LLC, the Winn, Mich., manufacturer of forestry, recycling, tree care, sawmill and biomass equipment, announced it has completed the acquisition of Rayco Manufacturing, Inc. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, Rayco supplies environmental, forestry, landscaping, and construction equipment such as stump cutters, horizontal grinders, brush...

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Kohler Expands KD Series Gen-Set Line

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:53
Kohler has announced the expansion of its KD Series of large industrial diesel generator sets with the rollout of several new units ranging up to 3250 kW (3500kVA). The KD Series gen-sets initially debuted last October, when Kohler and Kohler-SDMO said the new range, powered by engines developed in partnership with Liebherr, would eventually grow...

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Altronic, Kraft Power Form Partnership

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:38
Altronic and Kraft Power Corp. have formed a partnership to provide products and service to North American power generation and combined heat and power (CHP) customers. As part of the agreement, Kraft Power is an authorized supplier of Altronic gas engine ignition, instrumentation and control products. The company will use its networks across the...

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More Electrification: Danfoss Acquires Visedo

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 08:59
The interest in electrification continues to expand into more traditional powertrain markets with the announcement that Denmark’s Danfoss is acquiring Visedo Oy, Lappeenranta, Finland a manufacturer of electric solutions for the off-highway and marine markets. The parties have not disclosed the purchase price or other conditions of the...

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FPT Unveils Cursor 13 Natural Gas Engine

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:41
FPT Industrial unveiled its newest natural gas engine, the Cursor 13 NG, for the on-road market segment. FPT claims that the engine is the first purely natural gas engine on the market specially developed for long-haul missions and said it positions the company to strengthen its position as the leader in the natural gas segment.… The post...

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Briggs Brings Commitment To Commercial Engines Home

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:30
BY MIKE BREZONICK While it’s often misunderstood by the general public, a bedrock principle of modern global business is that it’s nearly always better to make products as close as possible to where they’re sold. The advantages are legion, with proximity to customers and the ability to react to their changing needs perhaps the most… The...

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