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Oct 2, 2018
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
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
Aug 27, 2018
Two-Wheel Forum sponsors conference:
Riding the World's Largest Two-Wheeler Market. What's Next on the Horizon?
WHAT: Road Ahead for 2020. The Two Wheeler Forum (TWF) is a conference dedicated to the Two Wheeler Sector in India. Attendees come from all corners of the Two Wheeler space (Two Wheeler Manufacturers, Auto Component Suppliers, Government, Auto Associations and more). TWF's 4th event for the automotive sector expects more than 250 senior level executives and more than 40 industry experts.
WHERE: The Leela >Read more
Aug 27, 2018
The largest event of the Diesel community in Brazil, the 15th SAE BRAZIL Forum of Diesel Technologies and Alternatives for Commercial and Off-Highway Vehicles - Paraná and Santa Catarina Section - was held Aug. 14-15, 2018.. Carlos Briganti, right, the managing director of Power Systems Research in Brazil, led a discussion addressing the challenges and future of diesel engines, as well as the current alternatives presented for light, heavy, extra-heavy and off-road commercial vehicles. >Read more