Articles by Chad Elmore

Goodyear, SafeAI Collaborate On Tires For Autonomous Vehicles
Published on: 11 December, 2020
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and SafeAI have entered into a strategic relationship to incorporate tire intelligence into the programming of autonomous heavy equipment
Albach Picks MAN Engine For Diamant 200 Chipper Update
Published on: 08 December, 2020
Bavarian equipment manufacturer Albach Maschinenbau will use the MAN D4276 six-cylinder inline diesel engine in its updated Diamant 2000 self-propelled wood chipper.
Aurora To Acquire Uber’s Self-Driving Unit
Published on: 08 December, 2020
Aurora, a technology company founded in 2017 to serve the self-driving vehicle market, has announced it will acquire Uber’s self-driving business unit,
Plus Picks BlackBerry Operating System For Self-Driving Trucks
Published on: 03 December, 2020
BlackBerry gets more commercial truck business for its QNX embedded operating system, signs agreement with Amazon Web Services for new automotive data
Daimler Trucks, PGE Plan Public Heavy-Duty Truck Charging Site
Published on: 01 December, 2020
Portland General Electric (PGE) and Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently announced the co-development of “Electric Island,” a public charging site for
Messe München Reports On Bauma China
Published on: 01 December, 2020
After four show days, Bauma China 2020 ended on November 27. Despite the COVID-19 crisis and the latest travel restrictions, the exhibition
Scania Group Invests In Battery Lab, Factory In Sweden
Published on: 17 November, 2020
Due to the rapid expansion of Scania’s electrified range of trucks and buses, the company plans to invest more than 1 billion
Westport Fuel Systems Signs Next Generation HPDI Development Contract
Published on: 16 November, 2020
Westport Fuel Systems Inc. said it has signed a follow-on contract for new product development work with its current European-based original equipment
Hyundai Construction Equipment Names J.Y. Kim President
Published on: 10 November, 2020
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. (HCEA) has named J.Y. Kim as president. A 28-year Hyundai veteran, Kim began his career as part
Tier 4 Tug Delivered To Navy In Washington State
Published on: 30 October, 2020
The Navy’s first Yard Tug (YT) 808 class tug was recently delivered to Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton Annex, Bremerton, Wash.  Only 17
Engine Temperature Measuring, Monitoring Controllers
Published on: 27 October, 2020
Axiomatic Technologies Corp. has released new engine temperature measuring and monitoring controllers which interface with thermocouples, PT100 or PT1000 RTDs (resistance temperature
Truck Seats
Published on: 27 October, 2020
Products from Sears Seating of Davenport, Iowa, have been chosen as the standard seat for Peterbilt’s 1.9 meter cab-width trucks. The models
Titan Outfits World’s Largest Tractor With Eight LSW Farm Tires
Published on: 27 October, 2020
Over the summer, Titan International Inc. the manufacturer of Titan Tires, Titan Wheels and Goodyear Farm Tires, helped bring the 1100 hp
Cummins Performance Series Powers Apache Sprayer Line-up
Published on: 27 October, 2020
The 2021 Apache AS Series of self-propelled sprayers from Equipment Technologies were among the first in the U.S. to adopt Cummins Performance
Honda Supports Pressure Washer Applications With Residential GC Engines
Published on: 27 October, 2020
Honda Engines, a business unit of American Honda Motor Co. Inc., is launching two new engines designed for pressure washer applications. Replacing
AGCO Introduces Massey Ferguson 1800E, 2800E Series Compact Tractors
Published on: 26 October, 2020
AGCO Corp. introduced a new family of economical compact tractors ― the Massey Ferguson 1800E and 2800E Series. The line replaces the
New Compact Tractors From Kubota
Published on: 26 October, 2020
Kubota Tractor Corp. has added to its L60LE Series of tractors. With the success of the launch of the Grand L60 Series
In-Cab Displays
Published on: 21 October, 2020
Topcon Agriculture has released new in-cab displays — XD and XD+ touchscreen consoles — with an upgraded user interface experience called Horizon
Putzmeister America Names Bartholomew President, CEO
Published on: 16 October, 2020
Putzmeister America Inc. has named Bob Bartholomew as president and CEO for Putzmeister America. The company said he has served for over five months as
Sandvik To Establish New Rock Processing Solutions Business
Published on: 16 October, 2020
Sandvik has decided to establish a new business area, Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions (SRP), as of Jan. 1, 2021. The new business
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