• Oct 8, 2018

     

    This article has been reprinted from the September issue of PowerTALK, the monthly report of news and analysis produced by Power Systems Research.

    The Cannes Yachting Festival September 2018--The 41st edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival--the largest in-water European boat show, was held Sept. 11-16. Six days of the show were not long enough for more than 50,000 visitors coming from all over the world to see the 638 boats built in France and abroad (58%).

    Displayed were >Read more

  • Oct 8, 2018

     

    This article has been reprinted from the September issue of PowerTALK, the monthly report of news and analysis produced by Power Systems Research.

    By Carol Turner, Senior Analyst, Global Operations 

    This is the estimate, by Power Systems Research, of the number of Graders that will be produced in 2018 in the United States. A Grader is a piece of heavy equipment used to level or smooth roads or other like >Read more

  • Oct 2, 2018

     

    This article originally appeared in the September 2018 issue of the Power Systems Research PowerTALK report. Click here for PowerTALK Archive.

    Mr. Tan Xuguang, Chairman and CEO of Weichai Power, has been named Chairman and CEO of China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (CNHTC). CNHTC, or Sinotruk Group, is a Chinese state-owned truck manufacturer. Xuguang is Chairman and CEO of CNHTC. 

    Mr. Tan, known for >Read more

  • Aug 29, 2018

     

    339,912

    2018 Tiller Production, United States and Mexico

    By Carol Turner, Senior Analyst, Global Operations

    This is the estimate by Power Systems Research of the number of tillers that will be produced in 2018 in the United States and Mexico. Tillers are used to cultivate soil to prepare a smooth area for planting. They are self-propelled, walk-behind machines which are used in home gardens or on small farm areas. There are several types of tillers: front tine, rear tine, and mini-cultivators.

    With combined plant totals of 50.5 >Read more

  • Aug 28, 2018

    Power Systems Research (PSR) estimates that there will be 856,905 Lawn & Garden Tractors produced in the U.S. during 2018.

    The Garden Tractor is designed for cutting grass, snow removal and small property cultivation. Garden tractors are similar in size to lawn tractors but are more heavy duty. They can be mounted with a wider array of attachments than lawn tractors. The maximum power is about 23 hp. The distinction between a lawn tractor and a garden tractor is often hard to make. Generally, garden tractors are built more solidly, and have stronger frames, larger wheels >Read more

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