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Transfluid strives to simplify hybrid conversions
Published on: 22 February, 2024
Hybrid transmission system makes it easier to convert a boat or vehicle to hybrid operation
Research program reveals viability of LPG direct injection in medium-duty engines
Published on: 22 February, 2024
Funded by PERC and conducted by Katech Engineering, the project used software as well as specially designed hardware from Stanadyne to help overcome vapor lock.
Internships Fill Engineering Pipeline for OEM
Published on: 19 February, 2024
Stellar Industries gives engineering interns practical experience intended to keep them coming back for more — even full-time employment.
9 electric machines & technologies to see at Intermat
Published on: 19 February, 2024
You should add these electric machines to your show planner before visiting Paris in April.
TPPL batteries in material handling applications: today and tomorrow
Published on: 18 February, 2024
Max Khabur of OneCharge looks at thin plate pure lead (TPPL) batteries for electric forklifts and examines their future competing with their lithium counterparts.
Interview: Sunbelt Rentals and the role of energy storage in rental
Published on: 14 February, 2024
Mark Wilton, director, sustainable energy - power & HVAC services with Sunbelt Rentals, talks about how rental companies can help bring battery energy storage to the world
6 things OEMs should know about CARB’s proposed Tier 5 rule
Published on: 14 February, 2024
CARB’s proposed emissions standard is all abouit reducing NOx and PM as well as addressing GHG emissions, among other things.
Battery-electric power rides the rails
Published on: 13 February, 2024
Wabtec electric heavy-haul locomotive heading to Western Australia mine
AEM publishes Scope 3 Category 11 GHG emissions reporting guidance for off-highway OEMs
Published on: 11 February, 2024
The guidance is intended to promote consistency in reporting.
Jeff Eisenberg on the Stage V genset rental challenge
Published on: 06 February, 2024
Good for environment, but complicated to rent?
Electric scissors offer a versatile and effective solution in North America
Published on: 06 February, 2024
A range of engineering and design changes in recent years position these machines to better serve the market
Apprenticeships help OEMs with employee recruitment, retention
Published on: 06 February, 2024
Manufacturers can make use of apprenticeship programs to foster loyalty in employees and gain a high-quality workforce.
Turning diesel-powered construction equipment into zero-emissions machines
Published on: 05 February, 2024
ZQuip modular energy solution puts rental companies at the center of the effort to electrify jobsites
Extinguishing EV fires poses unique challenges
Published on: 05 February, 2024
When lithium ion batteries catch fire, they burn differently from internal combustion engines. Fighting those fires poses difficulties in vehicle fire suppression
3 key takeaways from the ag equipment electrification roundtable at Agritechnica
Published on: 30 January, 2024
At the Power Progress roundtable, “Electrifying Agricultural Machines: The Quiet Revolution,” during Agritechnica 2023, much was discussed, but three key takeaways emerged. They focus on viability, data acquisition and infrastructure.
Are governments going to start mandating for non-diesel-powered construction equipment?
Published on: 26 January, 2024
As the UK considers a new strategy for decarbonising construction equipment, is it a sign that governments could start mandating for machines powered by something other than diesel?
New Big Bud tractor builds on legacy design
Published on: 25 January, 2024
Tractor’s modular powertrain provides an easy fix for customers
Leading economist: US economy to weaken in first half of 2024
Published on: 24 January, 2024
Contributing factors include the end of Covid relief programs, lingering impacts of monetary policy and credit tightening
Trendlines: 2023 proves a surprising year
Published on: 23 January, 2024
Construction markets in 2023 were better than expected. Why was this and what’s in store for 2024?
Show guide: Access equipment at World of Concrete
Published on: 22 January, 2024
World of Concrete will celebrate its 50th anniversary this week. Lindsey Anderson reveals what new products will be launched, plus more.
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