TAG: wheel loaders

Terex launches Tier 4 Final compact wheel loaders

April 16, 2015By

Terex launched its line of Tier 4 Final compact wheel loaders, which includes the TL65, TL80, TL100 and TL120. Built for general construction, earthmoving work and specialized tasks, the wheel loaders can turn at up to 40-degree angles with articulated steering. The loaders have oscillating rear axle designs and include closed-circuit hydrostatic drives that provide high power outputs per unit... read more

JCB debuts variety of construction, landscaping equipment

March 9, 2015By

In light of the upcoming spring season, JCB debuted a number of products to the press at its headquarters in Savannah, Ga., March 5. North America is the company’s third largest market, and JCB plans to take advantage of the region’s ever-growing opportunities. “JCB’s global sales were helped by a strong North American construction equipment market that grew by 13... read more

Web Extra: Top-selling nonroad diesel equipment

January 28, 2015By

As part of the story “Tier 4: What you need to know,” published in the January 2015 issue of  LM, here we shed light on the nonroad diesel equipment most heavily affected by the Tier 4 standards, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Transportation and Air Quality (EPA, OTAQ). Under the Tier 4 standards, EPA groups nonroad diesel equipment... read more

John Deere rolls out 244K, 324K wheel loaders

January 8, 2015By

John Deere introduced its 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders, which are equipped with Final Tier 4 diesel engines with two-speed transmissions. The wheel loaders feature oscillating stereo steering, which delivers a smooth turning radius that is up to 20 percent tighter than comparable loaders, said the company. They also have higher tipping load capacities than John Deere’s J-Series wheel... read more

Kubota enters skid-steer market, touts products for 2015

October 17, 2014By

Kubota Tractor Corp. unveiled its plans to shake up the skid-steer market in 2015, debuting its SSV-Series at its 2014 annual dealer meeting, held Oct. 12-16 in Nashville, Tenn. Kubota’s first-ever skid-steers, the SSV65 and SSV75 models have two-speed travel and optional high-flow hydraulics. Features include an overhead front door, new multi- function handles for high-flow machines and a side... read more

Takeuchi intros 2 new wheel loaders

August 27, 2014By

Takeuchi introduced two compact wheel loaders to its existing lineup: the TW65 Series 2 and TW80 Series 2. Both machines are equipped with EPA Final Tier 4 engines. Equipped with water-cooled Deutz engines, the new wheel loaders have a standard travel speed of up to 12.4 mph. The machines feature an improved cab with air conditioning and heat, plus an adjustable armrest and controller position.... read more