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Tips from John Deere

Tips from John Deere John Deere Service Marketing Manager Diego Navarro will help equipment fleet managers accomplish maximum productivity and uptime while minimizing costs. Continue Reading »

Volvo is ready for oil crisis The Volvo Group has developed a hybrid power system for heavy vehicles which offers up to a 35 percent savings on fuel. The engines will be released in 2009.

“We envision opportunities to accelerate developments in commercially viable hybrid engines for heavy vehicles. This can be significant for both our customers and for the environment,” says Leif Johansson, president and CEO of AB Volvo.

The Volvo Group’s hybrid power system concept provides maximum fuel-saving effects Continue Reading »

The Intangibles of Fleet Average Age

Analysis will go only so far in determining how long to keep a machine; managers must also set and follow a style and philosophy


How long do I keep it" is a question that equipment managers ask every day. They know that replacing machines at a relatively young age reduces repair costs, shop labor and downtime, but it increases fleet investment capital. They also know that if they increase fleet age, capital expenditure comes down, repair parts and labor go up, and efficient repair Continue Reading »

QUALCOMM Defines Its Role in Construction Equipment

An interview with Brian Niznik, director of business development

 

Bobcat signed an agreement with QUALCOMM in February that includes its endorsement of QUALCOMM as an approved provider of telematics products for Bobcat equipment. The agreement gives customers the option to purchase QUALCOMM"s GlobalTRACS wireless equipment-management solution through the Bobcat dealer network on the full line of compact equipment.

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Understand Hydraulic Hose Selection

Suppliers offer hundreds of different types and styles of hydraulic hoses, and thousands of different couplings and fittings to choose from. So when it comes time to replace a hydraulic hose assembly, how do you know which hoses and thread ends are the right ones?

"There are some pitfalls and some issues that can come up if you don"t understand hydraulics," says Mike Watts, marketing manager for hydraulics at Goodyear. "Hydraulics have become progressively more complicated. Pressures are Continue Reading »

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BMW solar carport concept

BMW DesignworksUSA BMW DesignworksUSA has launched solar carport for i3 and i8 models Continue Reading »

Nissan Note Nissan innovative paint technology "Ultra-Ever Dry" paint technology will safe your car from repel mud, dirt and rain Continue Reading »

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe has received CUE Apps and OnStar 4G LTE New Cadillac ATS Coupe features in-vehicle connectivity Continue Reading »

Only green lights with Audi Online Audi Online traffic light information helps to catch green lights and save fuel Continue Reading »

Volvo Polestar Racing V8 Volvo has launched new 5.0-liter V8 engine Volvo and Polestar Racing have unveiled new motor for V8 Supercar Championship Continue Reading »


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