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Weekly overview 20.-24.5.2019

Taking our electric future on - and off - the road

The Volvo FE Electric is designed for heavier city distribution and refuse transport operations.

The path to full electromobility begins in our cities. Here Anna Thordén, Product Manager, Electromobility, for Volvo Trucks explains how buses, trucks – and now construction machines – are steering us towards an electric future. Read more >>

Terex Trucks set to expand throughout Russia

TA400

Terex Trucks is benefitting from the construction boom in Russia. Choosing to strike while the iron is hot, Terex Trucks – together with its exclusive dealer, Mining Eurasia – wants to bring its articulated haulers to even more customers in new locations. Read more >>

Case IH and South Africa distributor NORTHMEC highlight latest farm equipment and technologies at NAMPO 2019

Magnum 380

Long-term Case IH distributor NORTHMEC celebrated 150th anniversary at NAMPO 2019 / Launch of AGXTEND SoilXplorer soil sensor/mapper was a highlight / New developments for Early Riser® planters demonstrated / Latest Case IH models attracted the crowds. Case IH, a brand of CNH Industrial, and NORTHMEC, its long-standing distribution partner in South Africa, chose NAMPO 2019 (14 to 17 May) to highlight the strong relationship between the two businesses, together with a range of new equipment and state-of-the-art technologies. Read more >>

Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1 lowered to get through Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Suspended art – this wooden sculpture weighs around five tonnes.

Liebherr LTC 1050-3.1 mobile crane had to complete several hoists at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress near Koblenz to erect and remove works of art weighing several tonnes. The compact crane had to pass through two narrow points en route through the massive defensive walls to the place of use. Things became particularly challenging for the driver and vehicle marshals in a 25 metre tunnel where the distance between the crane and the historic structure was just two centimetres in some places. Read more >>

Unique inner width for a wide range of transport options: tandem low platform trailers from Fliegl

TTS 100

In the Freigelände Nord, at Booth FN 721/9, Fliegl presents one of the company’s ‘veteran’ products. The TTS, the first trailer developed by the company, has been in series production since 1991 – and the latest version is now on show at the BAUMA fair. Read more >>

Haulotte is the big winner of the 2019 European Rental Awards

Haulotte HA20 LE

Haulotte was among the winners at the 2019 European Rental Awards, held in Madrid on May 15th. The European leader of people and material lifting equipment has won two of the seven awards. Read more >>

Quiet and emission-free short-radius distribution in Stuttgart: Dachser relies on the battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros

Martin Kehnen, Head of CharterWay Rental & Key Account Management Germany at Mercedes-Benz Trucks hands over the all-electric eActros to Markus Maurer, General Manager of Dachser’s branch in Kornwestheim.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered another locally emission-free and quiet eActros to a customer. International logistics provider Dachser integrates the fully-electric 18-tonne truck into its fleet, where the truck will be tested in regular operations in and around Stuttgart. The official handover of the vehicle took place at the Dachser logistics centre in Kornwestheim near Stuttgart. The eActros is part of the so-called "innovation fleet" from Mercedes-Benz Trucks for practical testing of the heavy-duty electric truck. Read more >>

Reliable intelligence: Wirtgen F series large milling machines

Powerful: The new Wirtgen W 210 Fi large milling machine is the professional machine with the highest milling output.

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Wirtgen, the cold milling machine specialist, is boosting milling efficiency in the long-term with its new large milling machine generation. The intelligent machines of the so-called “F series” help operators to maintain an optimum balance between performance, quality and costs. In this respect, Wirtgen’s large milling machines are making a groundbreaking contribution to digitization in road rehabilitation. The sales launch of the W 210 Fi, W 200 Fi and W 200 F models is scheduled to coincide with the start of Bauma 2019. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA GmbH Verlag

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