The world’s first electric drilling rig, engineered and manufactured by German firm Liebherr, has completed its first ever job on a customer site.
The rig, designed to be 100% electric and produce zero emissions on site, has been operating Continue reading “World’s first electric drilling rig on site”
Cat revealed its D6 dozer to the delegates of Bauma, with a choice of electric drive or fully-automatic power train.
Cat says the redesigned machine offers best-in-class grading with new levels of performance and up to 35% better fuel efficiency.
At 161 kW and an operating weight range of 21 749 – 24 097 kg, the new D6 replaces the D6T dozer.
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Fisker, an electric car startup founded by famed designer Henrik Fisker, announced that it received an investment from heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar for its solid-state battery technology.
Over the last few years, Henrik Fisker has been trying to launch a new EV startup under his own name after his original effort failed in 2013 and other companies took over. Continue reading “Fisker secures investment from Caterpillar for its solid-state battery technology”
The advent of electric transportation in sectors like trucks and buses has led to insane amounts of energy storage going into some vehicles, but now we have a new record
A partnership between two Swiss companies converted a Komatsu dumper truck with a giant 700 kWh battery pack. This single conversion alone has an Continue reading “This dump truck is the world’s largest electric vehicle with a massive 700 kWh battery pack”