TAG: Caterpillar

Caterpillar expands mini excavator lineup with six new models

October 18, 2018By

Caterpillar expanded its Next Generation mini hydraulic excavator portfolio with the addition of six new models in the 7- to 10-ton category. The lineup’s new models include the following: 307.5, a standard tail swing model with a fixed boom; 308 CR, a compact radius model with a swing boom; 308 CR VAB, featuring a variable angle (two-piece) swing boom; 309... read more

Caterpillar presents new skeleton and side discharge buckets

September 24, 2018By

Caterpillar unveiled new skeleton and side discharge buckets. The skeleton buckets are designed to separate rocks and large debris from soil and sand and can be used with skid-steer loaders, multiterrain loaders, compact track loaders and compact wheel loaders. Heavy steel rods, 1.25 inches in diameter on 3.75-inch centers, form the floor and back of the bucket. Thick plates with... read more

Caterpillar rolls out 903D compact wheel loader, adds new options on 918M compact wheel loader

September 12, 2018By

Caterpillar rolled out the 903D compact wheel loader. Compared with its 903C2 predecessor, the 903D features a 25 percent increase in both lifting capacity and travel speed, according to Caterpillar. Powered by a Tier 4 Final Cat C2.4 engine, the machine features a 40 hp and can travel at speeds up to 12.5 miles per hour. Planetary-reduction axles are available... read more

Caterpillar extends full-machine warranty for compact equipment

January 8, 2018By

Caterpillar has extended its machine standard warranty to 24 months or 2,000 hours for skid-steer loaders, compact track loaders, multiterrain loaders and mini excavators sold in the U.S. and Canada by authorized Cat dealers. Starting Jan. 1, the enhanced warranty terms apply to qualifying new machine purchases. “Our mission is to help customers succeed,” said Korey Coon, product general manager... read more

Cat intros Yellowmark, a new tier of replacement parts

December 7, 2017By

Caterpillar introduced a new tier of repair and replacement parts to support the small- and medium-sized equipment under its construction industries umbrella. Dubbed Yellowmark, a Caterpillar brand, the line will offer reliable, value-priced parts available from local Cat dealers, according to Caterpillar. “Many of our Building Construction Products (BCP) and Global Construction & Infrastructure (GCI) equipment customers have given us... read more

Caterpillar rolls out new UTVs

November 30, 2017By

Caterpillar introduced its Cat utility vehicles—the gasoline-powered CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102D. The new Cat UTVs can efficiently complete hauling tasks and quickly maneuver over rugged terrain reaching 45 mph, depending on model, said the company. The CUV82 and CUV102D feature a rugged steel cargo bed and offer a 1,000-lb. total rear cargo capacity and a 2,000-lb. towing capacity for outstanding... read more