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MAN Truck & Bus Reorganizes MAN Engines

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:52
MAN Truck & Bus has reorganized MAN Engines, its engines and components business area, into an independent business unit. The move is in recognition of MAN Engines’ s considerable growth in the past few years and should improve its business and market management, the company said. The change will allow the company to respond more...

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New President Of AGCO South America

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:47
AGCO has appointed Luís Fernando Sartini Felli as its new president for South America. He is responsible for developing strategies for all operations in the region, AGCO said, and will report to Robert Crain, senior vice president and general manager for the Americas. With a career spanning more than 30 years, Felli has worked at […] The...

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Production Begins On Liebherr-Kamaz Diesel

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:15
By Roberta Prandi In 2014, Liebherr and Russian vehicle manufacturer Kamaz signed an agreement to develop new inline diesel engines. Now, nearly three years later, production has begun on the new Kamaz 910.10 diesel at Kamaz’ Kama River engine production plant in Naberezhnye Chelny, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. Initial engine assembly began in...

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New President At Gates

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:08
Gates Corp., a global, diversified industrial manufacturer of hydraulic and power transmission products and systems, recently appointed Grant Gawronski president, Americas Region, reporting to Ivo Jurek, Gates CEO. In his new role, Gawronski is focusing on executing the company’s regional strategies with specific oversight of Gates’...

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New IQAN Controllers

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:23
The Electronic Controls Business Unit of Parker Hannifin has released new functional safety controllers for mobile machinery applications. As well as offering high levels of robustness and straightforward system integration, Parker said the new IQAN-MC4xFS controllers have been developed to provide a more cost-effective way of meeting the safety...

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Hydraulic Wheel Drive

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:13
Bonfiglioli has introduced the 606WT wheel drive with an integrated axial piston designed for agricultural equipment. Part of the company’s 600WT series, the new drive develops output torques up to 12,530 lb. ft. (17,000 Nm). The integrated Th68 axial piston motor has a displacement of 66 cc/rev and is capable of zero displacement, the company...

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Linde’s New Bent-Axis Motors

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:51
Linde Hydraulics has developed a new generation of bent-axis hydraulic motors for mobile machine applications. The CMV motors are variable displacement units, with the CMF a fixed displacement version. They are designed to succeed the BMV bent-axis motors that Linde first introduced to the market in the early 1960s. With high-speed capacity up to...

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Flat Face Couplings Redesigned

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:47
Eaton said it has redesigned its FF-series quick disconnect couplings to help mobile machine manufacturers meet market demand for high pressure and high impulse pressure solutions. Suitable for a wide variety of industries, applications include attachments for agricultural machinery, wheel loaders, excavators, bulldozers, commercial trailers, rail...

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Another Acquisition For REV Group

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:17
REV Group, a $2.3 billion manufacturer of specialty vehicle brands and provider of parts and services, said it has acquired Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. No financial details were provided. Founded in 1965, Lance Camper designs, engineers and manufactures a range of truck campers, towable campers and toy haulers at its campus in Lancaster,...

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Perkins Names Midwest/Northeast Distributor

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:11
Perkins Engines Co. Ltd. has signed a distribution agreement with Clarke Powered Solutions as a Perkins Engines distributor in the United States beginning in 2018. Clarke will provide sales, service and distribution support for Perkins engines and parts to Perkins customers and original equipment manufacturers in the Midwest and Northeast United...

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Yuchai Launches National VI Engines

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:02
            Chinese engine maker China Yuchai said it has launched 14 new engines compliant with China’s more stringent National VI emission standards through its subsidiary  Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (GYMCL).           GYMCL’s new National VI engines include 10 diesel and four natural gas engines with a power range from...

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New President For CECE

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:53
Enrico Prandini has been named is the new president of CECE, the Committee for European Construction Equipment.  Prandini was the previously first vice president and succeeds Bernd Holz. The CECE presidency is a rotating post held for two consecutive years by each of the associations representing their member nations. Prandini is managing director...

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New York City Expanding CNG Bus Fleet, Testing Electrics

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:54
New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has ordered 110 new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to operate across the Bronx and Brooklyn between now and the first quarter of 2019. MTA is also taking a look at all-electric buses.  New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a three-year pilot program for 10 all-electric...

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New Roles At Hengst

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:25
Howard Boyer has joined the new board at the Münster, Germany-based filtration specialist Hengst Group. Boyer is the former president and chief executive officer (CEO) at Hengst North America Inc. and is now the chief operating officer at the company’s Münster corporate headquarters. As previously announced, the role of CEO has been taken by...

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Volvo CE Moves Into Rigid Hauler Market

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:01
BY IAN CAMERON Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is entering the rigid hauler market with its own brand of machines in the second quarter of this year. As a result of the launch of the Volvo-branded machines, production of Terex Trucks rigid haulers will, over time, cease, Volvo said. The range, which will initially be […] The post...

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Now Ford Accused Of Diesel Cheating

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:45
Ford Motor Co. has become the latest vehicle manufacturer to be accused of diesel engine emissions cheating. A class action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Detroit on behalf of Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks by law firm Hagens Berman, alleges that Ford illegally modified the emissions technology in a […] The post...

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Big Military Orders For Iveco

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:16
Iveco Defence Vehicles, the defense and civil protection brand of CNH Industrial, announced two contracts signed in December 2017. The first contract was an order from the German BwFuhrpark Service GmbH for a new fleet of military medium multipurpose 4×4 trucks for the German Army. The order is for the delivery of 280 Eurocargo trucks...

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Peterbilt Makes A Million

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:35
Peterbilt Motors Co. has announced the production of the 1 millionth Peterbilt vehicle. The Model 567 Heritage was built at the company’s Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility. “The production of one million trucks is a proud moment, and the Model 567 Heritage embodies this historic occasion,” said Kyle Quinn, Peterbilt general manager. “The...

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New Hatz Distributor For Central Canada

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 17:00
Hatz Diesel of America announced that Cummins Sales and Service has been added to its list of full-service Canadian distributors and will handle Saskatchewan and Manitoba Provinces in the Prairie Region. Cummins Sales and Service will support equipment manufacturers and dealers from its three locations in Winnipeg, Regina and Saskatoon, with Dan...

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Rainier Truck Production Expected This Summer

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:09
There have been a few speed bumps on the way to production for Rainier Truck & Chassis LLC, but now they’re all behind the truck company, said President Gary Jones. Delivery issues with its initial cab suppliers were part of the blame, he said, for the delays since late 2014. The Yakima, Wash.-based company is […] The post Rainier Truck...

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