Liebherr has announced the overhaul of its compact loaders – first debuted in 2013 – and expanded the series with the L 504 model. Continue reading “Liebherr presents new compact loader series”
As released by Hyundai Europe on December 20th, 2021:
Major €150m investment in the future at Ulsan facility
Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) is investing €150 million (US$170m) in its Ulsan production plant in South Korea, increasing Continue reading “Hyundai Invests €150m in the future of the Ulsan facility”
Cat announced on December 16th, 2021:
Faster and more productive, the electric drive Cat® 988K XE Wheel Loader features technology and efficiency updates
Built on a solid switch reluctance technology foundation leveraging more than 15 years of Caterpillar electric drive experience Continue reading “The electric drive Cat 988K XE Wheel Loader”
Intermediary holding company established to support both companies and maximize synergies
FOLLOWING the acquisition in August of Doosan Infracore by Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, Hyundai Genuine has now been established as an Continue reading “Hyundai and Doosan to compete under Genuine tie-up”
Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America discusses plans for the future.
Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM) and Deere & Co. have announced plans to dissolve their joint venture in the Americas. The dissolution will be completed on February 28, 2022. At the same time, HCM announced that Continue reading “Hitachi, Deere joint venture to be dissolved”
Bobcat has launched the company’s new L23 and L28 small articulated loaders (SALs), offering high lift capacities in confined spaces, ease-of-use with simple intuitive controls and low ground disturbance for working on any terrain. The new SALs continue Bobcat’s expansion in the compact Continue reading “Bobcat launches new range of small articulated loaders”
Case Construction Equipment has announced the European launch of its new G-Series Evolution Wheel Loader range. Complete with comprehensive enhancements across its entire line, the new G-Series improves performance and productivity by increasing uptime as well as empowering Continue reading “Case launches new G-Series Evolution wheel loader range”
Caterpillar is updating its mining wheel loader range with the unveiling of the new Cat 992 Wheel Loader – which lays claim to a 32% improvement in productivity, a 10% reduction in maintenance costs, and offers up to 48% greater payload-per-fuel efficiency, than the earlier model 992K. Continue reading “Caterpillar launches new 992 Wheel Loader, with 48% greater efficiency than 992K”
Hitachi has unveiled the ZW220-7, it first Stage V-compliant wheel loader. The new machine is said to put operators in complete control of their workspace with industry-leading safety features and comfort in the cab.
With an operating weight of 18,190–19,450kg and net power of 157kW Continue reading “Hitachi unveils first next-gen wheel loader”
According to data specialist Off-Highway Research, the global market for wheeled loaders reached almost 200,000 unit sales last year. Though these machines may move the Earth, the pace at which they are evolving is moving at different speeds around the world, as different markets have distinct requirements.
Japanese manufacturer Hitachi is a global original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that has seen different trends in customer demand from region to region, and often country to country. Continue reading “Wheeled loaders: Loads of potential”
The European wheeled loader market is relatively buoyant, according to specialist market research and forecasting company Off-Highway Research, with sales of machines over 60kW currently running at just above 10,000 units per year in Western Europe – the best demand has been since the global financial crisis a decade ago.
This puts the value of the market at some US$2.15 billion (€1.9 billion).
Within Europe, the major markets are largely what one would expect – Germany accounts for some 25% of demand and, together with France, Italy and the UK, these big four represent about 60% of regional sales. Continue reading “Wheeled loaders: A healthy load”
Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV is to accelerate the growth of its dealer rental initiative in Europe after a successful first year in which 375 machines have entered dealer fleets.
Under its ‘Premium Rental’ programme, Hitachi is buying machines and providing them to dealers to offer for medium and long term rentals. The programme was started in Spring last year. Continue reading “Hitachi accelerates rental programme”
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has revealed that, by mid-2020, it will begin to launch a range of electric compact excavators (EC15 to EC27) and wheeled loaders (L20 to L28) and stop new diesel engine-based development of these models.
The company said that the move was being made following a positive reaction from the market after the successful unveiling of a number of concept machines in recent years, and by working closely with customers.
The first machines will be unveiled at the Continue reading “Volvo CE to go electric on smaller machines”
Original equipment manufacturer John Deere has launched three new L-Series utility wheeled loaders, the 524L, 544L and 624L.
The L-Series machines are said to incorporate several new features, including improved cabs, electrohydraulic (EH) loader controls for easier operation and redesigned near-parallel linkage, and enhanced performance buckets. Continue reading “New wheeled loaders from John Deere”
WACKER Neuson are entering the heavy-duty wheel loader market with the launch of the 10-ton WL95.
Available from January 2019, the new model is equipped with the latest ecospeedPRO transmission and features two engine versions to meet the current emissions standards.
The development of the WL95 loader was in response to customer Continue reading “Wacker Neuson enter heavy-duty loader market”
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has unveiled its latest concept machine – known as the LX2 – at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Berlin, Germany.
Demand last year reached163,139 units, a 33% rise on 2016, and these machines had a retail value of US$14.8 billion (€12.73 billion).
Off-Highway Research said the key driver of this growth was a surge in the Continue reading “Wheeled loader market returns to health”
New $4 million facility will support Hitachi’s plans to expand wheel loader market in North America
June 29, 2018 – Construction Equipment
Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) celebrated the grand opening of their new U.S. corporate headquarters in Newnan, Georgia, with employees, local dignitaries, business partners and members of the media on June 1, 2018. Continue reading “HITACHI CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW U.S. CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS”