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Detroit marks 80 years and one millionth HDEP engine platform production

As Detroit observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is marking another important achievement - the production of its one millionth heavy-duty engine platform (HDEP) engine. The one millionth HDEP engine is a shared milestone between Detroit's Redford, Mich.-based manufacturing facility and Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz plant in Mannheim, Germany.

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Volvo Penta targeting electric power introduction for 2021

Volvo Penta’s chief technology officer, Johan Inden, and system engineer, Karin Åkman, discuss innovation for electromobility at the company’s new development-and-test laboratory in Gothenburg.

With the aim of becoming a driving force in sustainable power solutions, Volvo Penta is going full charge into hybrid and all-electric drivelines, offering electrified solutions in both its marine and industrial segments by 2021.

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Kohler single-cylinder engine integrates closed-loop EFI

Kohler presents the Command PRO EFI ECH440, the single-cylinder engine that integrates closed-loop electronic fuel injection technology (EFI). The 14 hp engine brings the benefits of Kohler EFI - including enhanced fuel efficiency, greater overall reliability, and easier starting in harsh conditions - to a wide variety of equipment, such as generators, chippers, concrete saws, welders, utility vehicles, stump grinders, air compressors, tillers, water pumps and more. 

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MAXAM Tire opens new flagship facility in U.S. market

MAXAM Tire opens new flagship facility in U.S. market

MAXAM Tire North America Inc. has earned its reputation as a top "Business Solution Provider" in today's specialty tire market, offering a full range of world-class products for virtually every job site application. With the continued expansion of new business and growing demands of customers, MAXAM Tire is proud to announce the grand opening of a new West Coast Distribution Center and Product Training Center.

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Engine report: Diesel power driving innovation forward

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With Tier 4 Final emissions standards firmly in place and EU Stage V standards a year or so off, the diesel engine industry has been busy focusing on specific applications and looking toward the future for 2018. Heavy Equipment Guide provides a look at what the diesel engine industry is working on, introducing or focused toward to start 2018.

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Deutz TCD 2.2 engine makes North American debut in new Skyjack SJ519 TH telehandler

All Deutz 75-hp TCD engines are able to provide high levels of torque that compensate for their lower horsepower, which is particularly useful for load-lifting machines like telescopic handlers.

Skyjack has introduced a new compact telescopic handler for the rental industry that features the high-torque, 75-hp, Tier 4 Final Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine. Both the Skyjack SJ519 TH telescopic handler and the Deutz engine made their North American debuts at the recent 2018 ARA Rental Show in New Orleans. 

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VMAC releases the UNDERHOOD 40 air compressor for trucks and vans

VMAC has announced the release of the new UNDERHOOD40 Air Compressor, built for both trucks and commercial vans. The UNDERHOOD40 offers up to 40 CFM at 100 percent duty cycle, making it the best choice for operators using small- and medium-sized air tools for light-duty applications, and is the only air compressor system specifically engineered for commercial vans.

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Luff Industries first OEM in North America to achieve SKF Equipped status

Luff Industries first OEM in North America to achieve SKF Equipped status

Luff Industries, a Canadian manufacturer of conveyor components, is the first original equipment manufacturer in North America to achieve SKF Equipped status. The SKF Equipped program places strict quality standards on the design, manufacture and assembly of rotating equipment to achieve highest performance.

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Power Packed: New Trends in Diesel Engines

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Technology - often driven by emissions regulations - is always advancing in the diesel engine sector. The many companies producing engines for industrial use put plenty of time and energy into research and development to improve their products and save their customers money. Through 2017, we have seen a wide number of updates and new launches, many to coordinate with the upcoming Stage V regulations in Europe.

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​Groundbreaking ceremony held for new BEKA plant in Germany

At the groundbreaking ceremony in Wannberg (from left to right): Rainer Brendel; Rudolf Brendel; Alois Dechant, Building Contractor; Bernhard Köppel, BAIER + KÖPPEL President; Oswald Lodes, Production Manager; Stefan Frühbeißer, First Mayor of the City of Pottenstein.

Pegnitz, Germany - Recently, BEKAWORLD held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant in Wannberg, Germany.

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Pipe available in multiple dimensions with guaranteed wear

Hardox Wearparts announces the launch of Duroxite 100 Pipe to add to its Duroxite overlay product line. The finished pipes have the same high wear resistance as Duroxite plate products. Consistent wear properties are guaranteed throughout the pipe down to 75% of the overlay thickness as opposed to just the surface of the overlay. The remaining 25% of overlay is the transition layer necessary to maintain good bonding to the base plate. An optimal carbide composition ensures homogenous bonding between the base metal and overlay adding to its high wear resistance and long service life.

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Peterbilt introduces new PACCAR vocational axle

Peterbilt has added the new PACCAR 20,000- and 22,000-lb. wide track steer axles to its vocational lineup. The PACCAR steer axle is available with standard front air disc brakes or optional drum brakes as well as suspensions and wheel end options to meet the most demanding jobs. Both axle ratings will be available in the Models 567, 520, 389, 367, 365, 348 and the 389 glider kit.

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Cummins points to the future of off-highway drivelines

Cummins Inc. has announced trials of concept future drivelines for off-highway equipment. “Cummins 100-year history is defined by our diesel technology leadership. As we have seen with the latest Stage V engines, these products will continue to develop and be lighter, more powerful and more efficient. Approaching our second century, we see alternative power as a complement to diesel. We call it energy diversity, providing a range of powertrain solutions for customers: clean diesel, renewables, natural gas, gasoline, hybrids and electric power. Our integration expertise, built up over many years, enables us to help manufacturers define the most appropriate solution for their equipment, whatever the power source,” said Shelley Knust, Executive Director – Off-Highway Engineering.

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