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John Deere Debuts Mid-Sized Electric Excavator 145 X-Tier at CES 2023
The concept model is powered by a Kreisel Electric battery, which gives it less noise and lower emissions than diesel, Deere says.
January 6, 2023
Review: 1,000 Miles in a Ford F-150 Lightning
Editor Tom Quimby test drives an F-150 Lightning, outlines its pros and cons and wonders about Ram's decision to release an electric truck in 2024.
January 6, 2023
An Editor Gets His First Ford F-150 Lightning to Review
Hard Working Trucks Senior Editor Tom Quimby gives his first impressions of the battery-powered Lightning delivered to his home.
January 5, 2023
Cold Weather is Zapping Electric Pickup Truck Range
Manufacturers of electric trucks acknowledge loss of battery power when driving in temperatures below 30 degrees.
December 21, 2022
F-150 Lightning Range Complaints Growing, Particularly in Cold Weather
Auto reviewers continue to express concerns over lackluster range in the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning, especially in cold weather.
December 15, 2022
Future Fuels Pt. 6: Going Off the Grid with Volvo Electric Equipment
A contractor reveals his experience in a remote desert with Volvo's electric compact excavators and wheel loaders.
December 13, 2022
Here's a Rundown of the Latest in Electric Construction Equipment
In Part 2 of our Future Fuels series, we take a look at battery-powered machines slated to arrive soon or already on the market.
November 15, 2022
Sany and Danfoss Introduce Electric Telescopic Crawler Crane
The 80-ton crane is powered by a 282 Kwh liquid-cooled lithium iron phosphate battery for 8 hours of runtime.
November 7, 2022
Sunbelt Rentals Takes Delivery on Bobcat's First T7X All-Electric Compact Track Loader
The rental company has an exclusive agreement for the battery-powered compact track loader.
October 13, 2022
Komatsu to Demo Electric Compact Wheel Loader Prototype at Bauma
Integrated software acts as the system’s brain while the all-electric actuators and motors provide the muscle.
October 11, 2022
Caterpillar to Unveil 4 Prototype Electric Machines at Bauma
Cat plans to bring battery-powered versions of its 320 and 301.9 excavators and 950 GC and 906 wheel loaders to market in North America.
October 5, 2022
Adopting Electromobility in the Construction Industry
Electric vehicle (EV) popularity continues to grow while the charging infrastructure expands to meet projected future demand. With electromobility (e-mobility) manufacturing incentives renewed, OEMs are making new models in all classes for all industries.
February 24, 2022
Deere to Acquire Majority Ownership in Battery Technology Company
The manufacturer intends to apply the technology to its lineup of turf equipment, compact utility tractors, small tractors, compact construction equipment, and some road building equipment.
December 20, 2021
Volvo VP Lays Out the Electric Blueprint for Construction Equipment | The Dirt #23
How is Volvo Construction Equipment bringing its electric construction equipment to market? We've got the details in our latest The Dirt video.
April 23, 2021
Video: Volvo Excavator Prototypes Reveal Formidable Strength in Electric Development
Amid a flurry of electric construction equipment news to start 2021, Volvo has introduced two battery-electric excavator prototypes that are different in more ways than one. We dig into those excavators and Volvo's electric advantage in this video.
March 5, 2021
DTNA putting millions into BEV powertrain
The company expects to invest upwards of $20 million in its Detroit, Michigan, manufacturing facility, which will serve as the source of Detroit ePowertrain components in North America when initial production begins later this year.
February 9, 2021
Put to the Test: Deere E-Power Electric Backhoe Moves Into Next Phase of Development
Modeled after Deere's 310L, the battery-powered backhoe aims to lower operating costs, noise, downtime and drop emissions to zero.
January 29, 2021
No Counterweight Needed: What Will Set Komatsu's First Electric Excavator Apart? (VIDEO)
Komatsu has announced that it's going to build a battery-powered excavator. Take a design sneak peek in this video and see what you should expect from this electric machine.
January 28, 2021
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Contractor of the Year
Video: Colorado Earthmover Wins 2023 Contractor of the Year Award
Shay Stutsman marks the third generation at the helm of earthmoving company Stutsman Gerbaz Inc. of Aspen, Colorado.
Skid Steer Loaders
Bobcat Reinvents the Skid Steer with All-Electric S7X
“Customized Operation”: Link-Belt Unveils X4S Series Excavators (Video)
Case CE Debuts Two New Electric Mini Excavators at ConExpo 2023 (Video)
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
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