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Talbert Manufacturing has debuted the 55-Ton Roller Paver (55CC-RP) heavy-haul lowboy trailer for enhanced load versatility and minimal permit costs. The trailer’s concentrated load rating of 55 tons in 12.5 feet of deck allows owners to haul a variety of equipment, including rollers, pavers, excavators and dozers. Talbert also designed the new trailer with dual kingpin settings. These settings allow drivers to operate in states with 43-foot kingpin laws, such as Connecticut, without the need for a permit when traveling empty.
October 17, 2017

Bobcat has expanded its line of VersaHANDLER telescopic tool carriers, also known as telehandlers, with the new V723 VersaHANDLER telescopic tool carrier. The V723 is in the 7,000- to 8,000-pound size class, and it can confidently handle heavy loads. Its low profile fits on more farms and construction jobsites while easy maneuverability provides operators with enhanced comfort throughout the day. Plus, the new V723 features the Power Quick-Tach attachment mounting system to increase utilization.
October 17, 2017

The 1910G Forwarder is the latest and largest model added to John Deere's forwarder lineup. The 1910G forestry machines are equipped with a Final Tier 4 200kW/268 horsepower engine, with maximum engine output increased by 7.5% and torque by 21% compared to previous models. Additionally, the drive hydraulics have been increased, with the transmission featuring 4.5% more tractive force. Other specs include a 41,888 lb. (19 000 kg) load rating, 23.6 ft. (7.2 m) / 27.9 ft. (8.5 m) boom reach, 169,639 lbf. (230 kNm) tractive effort, 111,375 ft. lb. (151 kNm) gross lifting torque, and 30,240 ft. lb. (41 kNm) gross slewing torque.
October 6, 2017

The new Volvo EC27D 2.7-ton compact excavator is equipped with a Volvo D1.1A Tier 4 Final engine with passive regeneration and features impressive lifting capacity and more than 9,600 pounds of digging force. Due to the precise matching of the engine to the Volvo hydraulics, the EC27D uses 5 percent less fuel and has 30 percent less horsepower than its predecessor while maintaining the same breakout and tearout forces. The EC27D's size, stability and lifting capacity will make it an ideal candidate for a range of applications.
October 5, 2017

The newest in the line of Volvo compact wheel loaders — the L20H and L25H — are designed to meet the latest emission regulations, provide all-round visibility and excellent traction for efficient performance. As an update from the L20F, the new machines are powered by a Volvo D2.6M Tier 4 Final water-cooled engine with a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) that eliminates the need for regeneration or additives. The L20H and L25H also have 5 percent greater fuel efficiency and 8 percent more horsepower than their predecessor models. To improve cycle times, the fully automatic hydrostatic drive has two speed settings, with the ability to reach maximum speeds of 18.6 mph (30 kph).
October 5, 2017

The new HV Series has been unveiled by International Truck. The HV Series is the first severe service truck available with the International A26 12.4L big bore engine and designed to deliver power, refined driver-features, and impressive reliability for a range of vocational applications. Built from the proven MAN D26 engine crankcase, the A26 produces up to 475 horsepower and 1,700 lb.-ft. of torque from a design that is 600-700 lbs. lighter than a traditional 15L big bore engine.
October 4, 2017

Fendt’s new Xaver system uses small robot units operating in swarms and a cloud solution to plan, monitor and accurately document the precise planting of corn. Satellite and data management in the cloud allows navigation around the clock operations, with permanent access to all data. The exact position and sowing time of each seed is accurately recorded. Knowing exactly where the seed has been planted opens up new potential for further processes, since subsequent operations such as crop protecting or fertilizing, can be performed precisely at the individual plant.
October 2, 2017

Adding to the suite of Assist programs available through the Volvo Co-Pilot interface, Compact Assist for Soil is now available in North America. Compact Assist for Soil offers real-time guidance to the operator by displaying number of passes and Compaction Meter Value (CMV), showing operators the exact number of passes across the entire work area, as well as whether those areas have reached sufficient compaction.
September 28, 2017

The new Ditch Witch AT40 All Terrain horizontal directional drill (HDD) excels while drilling and steering in hard rock. The machine features an advanced, two-pipe All Terrain drilling system that provides 33 percent more torque than competitive units. The newly optimized All Terrain drilling system includes multiple patent-pending designs that improve downhole operation. An inner-rod design provides a flush system that improves tool-joint durability and steering in hard rock conditions.
September 28, 2017

Volvo Trucks has debuted new interiors for the Volvo VHD series this week, based on the feedback from nearly 2,000 professional drivers. Volvo VHD 300 daycab and VHD 400 regional sleeper model interiors feature LED lighting, and extensive connectivity points to support a driver’s daily work. Extensive new seating choices, optimized ergonomics and driver convenience features make the VHD series the most comfortable, driver-centric vocational truck Volvo has offered North America.
September 27, 2017

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