JCB has launched a collection of new electric products and machines on day the UK government outlined its 10 point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. All products tie in with JCB’s plan to achieve zero emissions as part of its Road to Zero programme.
The new electric machines unveiled for the first time are an electric version
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International heavy lift and transport specialist Sarens has announced a new 100,000 tonne-metre super heavy lift ring mounted crane.
The SGC-90 joins its three larger siblings in the SGC (Sarens Giant Crane) series,
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electric mini-excavator EZ17e
Wacker Neuson is expanding its zero emission range to include the electric mini-excavator EZ17e. The new vehicle means that an entire inner-city construction site can be operated fully emission-free and almost free of noise, with solutions by Wacker Neuson.
Due to its specially developed battery technology, flexible charge
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The world’s first electric drilling rig, engineered and manufactured by German firm Liebherr, has completed its first ever job on a customer site.
Liebherr’s LB16 unplugged drilling foundations on its first ever commercial site for i+R in Austria
The rig, designed to be 100% electric and produce zero emissions on site, has been operating
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Cat revealed its D6 dozer to the delegates of Bauma, with a choice of electric drive or fully-automatic power train.
Cat’s new D6 high drive dozer
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”