Video: Up Close with John Deere's Electric 244 X-Tier Compact Wheel Loader
The prototype battery-powered loader has the same features and performance as its diesel counterpart, Deere says.
November 16, 2023
“A Very Smooth Ride” – Test Run of Deere’s 644 P-Tier Wheel Loader
To get a close-up look at the 644 P-Tier, watch it in action and hear an operator’s views, check out this episode of The Dirt.
November 3, 2023
Quick Data: Top-Selling Wheel Loaders in 2023
Find out the most popular models of new and used financed wheel loaders, and which models are fetching the most at auction.
October 9, 2023
Cat Offers New 988 GC Wheel Loader at Lower Cost Yet Same 12-Ton Payload
It’s designed to deliver the lowest cost per hour of the 988 models with the same loading capacity.
August 29, 2023
Getting Easier for Operators: A Rundown of the Latest Wheel Loaders
The latest models from Case, Cat, Deere, Develon, Komatsu, Liebherr, LiuGong, Volvo, Hitachi, Wacker Neuson, Mecalac and Yanmar.
August 9, 2023
John Deere Expands E-Drive Wheel Loader Line with 744 X-Tier
An E-Drive machine, the 744 X-Tier wheel loader features an electrified drivetrain with a diesel engine as the primary power source.
July 18, 2023
Cat's New 995 Wheel Loader Delivers More with Less Fuel Than 994K
The same size as its predecessor, it gets a boost in payload, power, productivity and fuel efficiency.
June 19, 2023
Hyundai Unveils Its Largest Capacity Wheel Loader, the HL985A
In just two passes, it can fill the 22-cubic-yard bed on the company's HA30 articulated dump truck.
April 11, 2023
Hitachi’s Dash -7 Wheel Loaders Get a Complete Redesign
The three new models' upgrades include new cabs, speed control and an automated payload weighing system.
March 30, 2023
New Cat 950, 962 Next Generation Wheel Loaders Come Teched Out
The new loaders offer more standard technologies to help operators consistently fill their buckets and hit load targets.
February 9, 2023
“A Really Solid Machine” – Test Run of Komatsu’s WA475-10 Wheel Loader
In this episode of The Dirt, host and professional equipment operator Bryan Furnace gives his detailed impressions of Komatsu's large loader after a test run.
January 6, 2023
Quick Data: 2022 Top-Selling Wheel Loaders and Auction Trends
Find out the most popular models of new and used financed machines, and which models are fetching the most at auction.
November 1, 2022
Deere Launches P-Tier Line of Large Wheel Loaders
The loaders get boosts in technology, durability and fuel economy for tackling tough jobs.
October 13, 2022
Deere Brings "No Frills" 644 G-Tier Wheel Loader to U.S. Market
The midsize loader was first introduced to Canada and is now making its way south.
September 19, 2022
Loaded with Tech: Wheel Loaders Advance in Most Every Way
They can save on fuel, increase safety and boost productivity – if you know what to look for. Check out the latest models here.
September 14, 2022
Liebherr’s Next Generation Mid-Size Wheel Loaders Coming to America
The completely redeveloped L 526, L 538 and L 546 models feature more power, faster cycle times and new technology.
July 11, 2022
Volvo Upgrades its Largest Wheel Loader
The new and improved L350H is more productive and fuel efficient and reduces service costs, Volvo CE says.
June 24, 2022
Cat Introduces Lower-Cost, Fuel-Saving 966 GC Wheel Loader
The 321-horsepower medium-sized loader is designed for reduced owning and operating costs and lower fuel consumption.
June 6, 2022
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