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Weekly recap: John Deere expands compact wheel loader tiering options, Volvo’s battery-electric LIGHTS project, and more

Weekly recap: John Deere expands compact wheel loader tiering options, Volvo’s battery-electric LIGHTS project, and more

With Volvo Trucks North America finishing its Volvo LIGHTS zero-emission truck project, and with a trial confirming that Enezol's diesel fuel significantly lowers fuel consumption, emissions reduction stood out this week. John Deere expanded the company's performance tiering strategy with the launch of three new compact wheel loaders. Plus, Kleemann's mobile cone and impact crushers can benefit from an optional unit, and Geoforce has launched new asset trackers with satellite, cellular, and hybrid connectivity options. Here are five articles from this week you won't want to miss.

As an option, the conveyor can be swivelled hydraulically by up to 100 degrees, which also makes side discharge possible.

Produce two grain sizes with one crusher using Kleemann's double-deck post-screening unit

Kleemann's MOBICONE MCO 90(i) EVO2 mobile cone crusher and MOBIREX MR 110(i) EVO2 mobile impact crusher can now optionally be fitted with a double-deck post-screening unit. The double-deck post-screening unit allows users to produce two final grain sizes while using only one crusher. If a crushing application is meant to produce one final grain size, the post-screening unit can also be used as a single-deck version.

Find out everything you need to know about Kleemann's optional double-deck post-screening unit in the full article.

The Volvo LIGHTS project was made possible by a $44.8 million award to South Coast AQMD.

Volvo Trucks North America zero-emission LIGHTS project finishes in Southern California

Volvo Trucks North America has completed the Volvo LIGHTS project – a three-year project that brought together 14 public and private partners to design and implement a blueprint for the support necessary to deploy battery-electric trucks and equipment at scale. During the project, Volvo Trucks deployed its first Class 8 pilot Volvo VNR Electric trucks to fleet operators to collect real-world operating data and customer feedback ahead of launching its commercial model. The Volvo LIGHTS project was led by Volvo Group North America and California's South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD).

Learn more about the Volvo LIGHTS project in the full article.

The key to Enezol Energize's diesel fuel-savings performance resides in the company's proprietary refinery technology, the Energizing Particle Stack.

Trial claims that Enezol diesel fuel reduces fuel consumption by 50.45 percent

The Enezol Company has released results from an independent fuel efficiency trial, revealing that Enezol Energize diesel fuel achieves fuel savings of up to 50.45 percent compared to standard diesel fuel. The fuel trial was conducted by ABMARC in conjunction with Enezol's Australian fuel distributor, Refuelling Solutions. The test data uncovered multiple fuel efficiency improvements across a range of operating conditions including engine idling, city driving, and highway driving.

Find out more information about Enezol's diesel fuel in the full article.

The new GT2h device provides a hybrid solution that operates on cellular networks where available but automatically switches to global Iridium-powered satellite connectivity if cellular coverage is lost.

Geoforce solar-powered asset trackers offer satellite, cellular, and hybrid connectivity options

Geoforce has launched two new asset trackers that offer flexible and cost-effective coverage options with Zone 0 certification for safe operation in hazardous environments. The new GT2c (cellular) and GT2h (cellular and satellite hybrid) trackers join the satellite-only GT2s as additions to Geoforce's suite of tracking solutions for Canadian contractors operating non-powered assets and powered equipment. The solar-powered GT2 devices provide contractors with a range of device reporting configurations, over-the-air reporting profile update capabilities, and durability in harsh conditions and most remote locations.

Learn more about Geoforce's two new asset trackers in the full article.

The design of the 304 G offers improved operator visibility and overall machine stability with the increased machine size.

John Deere expands compact wheel loader performance tiering options with three new models

John Deere is building upon its line of compact equipment by expanding its performance tiering strategy with three new compact wheel loaders. The 184, 204, and 304 G-tier compact wheel loaders provide solutions for users in applications such as landscaping, agriculture, snow removal, site development, and rental. John Deere says that the G-tier models offer ideal performance with lower maintenance costs.

Learn more about John Deere's G-tier compact wheel loaders in the full article.

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One John Deere Place
Moline, IL
US, 61265


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6030 Dana Way
Antioch, TN
US, 37013


Phone number:
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5830 Granite Parkway,
Suite 1200
Plano, TX
US, 75024


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Greensboro, NC
US, 27402-6115


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