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California Becomes World's First Government to Mandate Electric Heavy Trucks
The EPA has cleared the way for California to require half of all heavy trucks sold in the state to be fully electric by 2035.
April 4, 2023
LiuGong: World’s First Commercially Available, Mid-Size Electric Loader (Video)
The 23-ton 856H-E Max runs on a 432-kWh lithium-ion phosphate battery with eight hours of runtime on heavy tasks, LiuGong says.
March 31, 2023
Bobcat Reinvents the Skid Steer with All-Electric S7X
The prototype unveiled at ConExpo 2023 is powered by a 60.5 kWh, lithium-ion battery and electric-drive motors.
March 23, 2023
Case CE Debuts Two New Electric Mini Excavators at ConExpo 2023 (Video)
The 3,186-pound CX15EV is available now, while the 4,828-pound CX25EV will arrive later this year. Get an up-close look at the CX15EV in this video.
March 21, 2023
Gradall, Volvo Penta Debut Highway-Speed Electric Wheeled Excavator (Video)
The concept excavator is modeled after Gradall's XL4100V and is entirely powered by two batteries that fit into the existing engine bay.
March 20, 2023
AUSA to Debut its First Electric Dumper at ConExpo 2023
Along with the battery-powered D151AEG, the manufacturer will display its range of dumpers, rough-terrain forklifts and telehandlers.
March 9, 2023
Volvo Converts L120H Wheel Loaders to Electric Power in Europe
The 20-ton L120H Electric Conversion will be commercially available for select customers in Europe in 2023.
February 28, 2023
Wacker Neuson, Dana Team Up for Electric Compact Equipment in Europe
Dana's e-Propulsion system will power Kramer electric loaders and Wacker Neuson and Kramer electric telehandlers.
February 27, 2023
Q&A: What's Behind JCB's Drive to New Hydrogen-Powered Engine?
The company's chief innovation officer gives a behind-the-scenes view of JCB's new hydrogen engine and how it will impact the market.
February 23, 2023
Ford Suspends Production, Shipments of F-150 Lightning After Battery Fire
Ford stated that it had identified the root cause of the battery problem and the number of vehicles likely impacted.
February 20, 2023
Electric Ram Pickup Debuts: Slow, Steady Rollout Planned
The Ram 1500 REV was revealed in a Super Bowl ad, and reservations for the all-electric pickup are already full.
February 20, 2023
JCB: Hydrogen Combustion Engines – Not Fuel Cells – are the Future
The company's engineers determined fuel cells were too complicated and too expensive for construction equipment.
February 17, 2023
Takeuchi Releases TB20e Electric Excavator to Qualified Dealers
Following a yearlong pilot program with United Rentals, customers will soon be able to purchase the battery-powered compact excavator from qualified dealers.
February 15, 2023
Volvo Delivers its First FMX All-Electric Concrete Mixer
The company has partnered with global materials supplier Cemex to reduce carbon emissions in the concrete industry.
February 14, 2023
JCB: Large Battery-Powered Equipment "Just Isn't Practical"
The manufacturer explains why it's not going all-in on battery technologies on its "Road to Zero" emissions.
February 10, 2023
Electric Ram 1500 Revolution Pickup Slated for 2024
Slated for 2024, the battery-electric pickup features third-row jump seats, work space and what Ram calls a "strikingly brutiful" exterior.
February 8, 2023
Slow Beats Fast – Charging the Ford F-150 Lightning (Review)
The electric pickup truck costs significantly more to fuel up at DC fast-chargers versus AC overnight charging.
February 3, 2023
JCB Unveils New Hydrogen Combustion Engine for its Equipment
The new engine replaces diesel fuel with hydrogen gas and is currently on a prototype backhoe and telehandler.
January 24, 2023
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A Collector’s 1951 Mead “Mighty Mouse” Dozer and Other Rare Finds
Along with the "Baby Dozer," Robert Dahs of Ohio has restored a 1930 Galion motor roller and a 1955 Duo-Pactor.
Video: Komatsu Unveils Electric Excavators and Wheel Loader
The Adaptable Motor Grader: Models Change to Accommodate Contractors
Mecalac Enters the Compact Loader Market with Six-Model Lineup (Video)
Caution, "Snow Beast" at Work! – Watch Wyoming's New Massive Snowblower
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