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New Mercedes-Benz Actros loaded with ADAS, active safety tech

SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: August 2019

Dan Gilkes
  • Magazine Article
  • 19TOFHP08_12
Published 2019-08-01 by SAE International in United States

Mercedes-Benz Trucks, the European arm of the Daimler Trucks business, has launched an updated Actros heavy-duty truck flagship, packed with new technologies, vehicle safety and driver-assistance features. While this fifth-generation Actros may have changed little in outward appearance, there have been significant updates under the skin.

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JCB prepared to meet EU Stage V emissions

SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: August 2019

Dan Gilkes
  • Magazine Article
  • 19TOFHP08_09
Published 2019-08-01 by SAE International in United States

JCB is preparing to offer Stage V compliant engines across its equipment lines, with updates to its own engine range and changes to supplier models. Group director of engines Alan Tolley said that the company has preferred to tackle emissions within the combustion system, rather than simply adding aftertreatment to the exhaust system; however, for Stage V, diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) will become necessary.

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JCB adds three new X Series crawler excavators

SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: June 2019

Dan Gilkes
  • Magazine Article
  • 19TOFHP06_13
Published 2019-06-01 by SAE International in United States

JCB has expanded its X Series crawler excavator line with the launch of three models in the popular 13- to 16-t (28,660- to 35,270-lb) sector. This follows the successful introduction of the 210X and 220X last year, both competing in the 21-t (46,300-lb) category.

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SMART AND CONNECTED POWERTRAINS

SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: February 2019

Dan Gilkes
  • Magazine Article
  • 19TOFHP02_04
Published 2019-02-01 by SAE International in United States

FPT Tech Day reveals multi-power Cursor X concept, other “4.0 innovations” for hydrogen fuel cell, electric and natural gas propulsion.

FPT Industrial periodically hosts Tech Days to demonstrate its latest research and development in a particular technology area. The company's most recent Tech Day at its Turin Industrial Village late last year was devoted to future propulsion innovations, under the title “4.0 Powertrain Technologies.”

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Volvo CE, Skanska demonstrate concept electric site

SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: February 2019

Dan Gilkes
  • Magazine Article
  • 19TOFHP02_06
Published 2019-02-01 by SAE International in United States

Volvo Construction Equipment and Swedish construction and mining company Skanska have recorded impressive initial results from an electric quarry research project. The two companies, working in partnership with the Swedish Energy Agency and two local universities, established an electric site within Skanska's Vikan Kross Quarry, near Gothenburg in Sweden.

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Mercedes-Benz getting serious about fuel-cells-for vans

Automotive Engineering: October 2018

Dan Gilkes
  • Magazine Article
  • 18AUTP10_07
Published 2018-10-01 by SAE International in United States

Although Mercedes-Benz Vans recently unveiled new battery-electric eVito and eSprinter vans that will be on sale in Europe starting at the end of this year, the company acknowledged that a battery-electric van will not suit all customer operations, particularly where longer range is a factor. To address electric-van range anxiety, it recently showed a concept Sprinter F-Cell.

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Mercedes doubles down on electric vans and buses, considers fuel cells

SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: October 2018

Dan Gilkes
  • Magazine Article
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Published 2018-10-01 by SAE International in United States

As the demonization of diesel continues across much of Europe, manufacturers are rushing to introduce a range of options to power tomorrow's delivery vehicles. While petrol engines are a short-term possibility in smaller vehicles, larger commercial vehicles are increasingly turning towards electric drive.

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Powertrain mix for CVs in Europe set to diversify, but cost is critical

SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: February 2018

Dan Gilkes
  • Magazine Article
  • 18TOFHP02_10
Published 2018-02-01 by SAE International in United States

The European Commission looks set to continue its move away from diesel, prompting manufacturers to assess future powertrain options for commercial vehicles.

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