Weekly recap: retrofitting with autonomous technology, John Deere's new mid-sized excavators, Hitachi's new era begins, and more
Autonomous technology is slowly starting to transform how job sites operate. This week SafeAI partnered with MACA to retrofit a fleet of 100 vehicles with autonomous technology instead of buying brand new equipment. In equipment releases, John Deere launched two new mid-sized excavators and Metso Outotec added a new impact crusher to the company's range. Plus, Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas looks ahead to a new era. Here are five articles from this week that you won't want to miss.
SafeAI and MACA to retrofit a fleet of 100 mixed vehicles with autonomous technology
SafeAI and MACA have partnered to retrofit a fleet of 100 mixed vehicles. Together with SafeAI's Australian partner, Position Partners, the companies will power safer and cost-effective mine sites. SafeAI's platform enables mining and construction companies to retrofit any vehicle, from any manufacturer, with autonomous technology. SafeAI-enabled equipment can independently make efficient and accurate decisions.
Learn more about SafeAI's retrofitting technology in the full article.
Route planning and connected technology solutions coming in 2022 for Volvo electric trucks
Volvo Trucks North America's new route planning and connected technology tools will help support customers in successfully deploying Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 models into their fleets. The two technologies are designed to help operators maximize the capabilities and benefits of the Volvo VNR Electric model.
You can learn more about Volvo's route planning tool and connected technology solutions in the full article.
New era begins for Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas with new equipment and expansions underway
After years of preparing, Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. (HCMA) is launching the next chapter for Hitachi Construction Machinery in North America and Latin America. On March 1, 2022, HCMA officially began leading the Hitachi brand's construction and mining equipment sales and service support efforts. To support dealers and customers, HCMA is expanding its corporate headquarters with the addition of a 400,000-square-foot parts distribution centre and more personnel.
Find out the details of HCMA's expansion in the full article.
Deere expands Performance Tiering to excavators with launch of two mid-sized models
John Deere has released newly enhanced 350 P-tier and 380 P-tier mid-sized excavators, the first excavator models to launch as part of John Deere's new Performance Tiering strategy. The 350 P-tier and 380 P-tier support on-demand safety, comfort, and control, all while delivering the power needed to produce at high levels on the job. SmartGrade technology is available from the factory or as a field upgrade kit.
Find out if one of John Deere's new excavators fits into your fleet in the full article.
Metso Outotec's new mobile impact crusher ideal for smaller job sites
Metso Outotec has added a new impact crusher to its Nordtrack mobile crushing and screening range. The machine targets smaller-sized applications and job sites in the construction and demolition waste recycling segment. The Nordtrack I1011 mobile impactor has compact dimensions and a crusher suited for contractors and rental work.
Learn more about Metso Outotec's Nordtrack I1011 mobile impactor in the full article.
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