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Volvo Offers Fuel Efficiency Guarantee

Volvo Construction Equipment North America is backing its dedication to fuel efficiency with a Fuel Efficiency Guarantee program, available with purchase of applicable articulated haulers, wheel loaders and excavators through Dec. 31, 2013.

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Tier 4i-Compliant Terex Backhoe Loader Available

Powered by an electronic, Tier 4 interim Perkins 1204E-E44TA engine and an optional 4-speed servo power synchro transmission with automatic shifting, the 94-hp Terex TLB840 backhoe loader is now available in North America. Engineered to excel in digging, reaching, lifting and loading applications, North American customers will notice the TLB840 boasts high torque, powerful performance, as well as strong climbing and digging capabilities.

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Komatsu Launches WA270-7 Wheel Loader

Komatsu America Corp. introduced the WA270-7 wheel loader. With a net horsepower of 149 hp (111 kW), the WA270-7 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine, which is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emission certified. Built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform, Komatsu has leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation to design a more environmentally friendly engine with fuel consumption decreased by up to 10 percent, compared to the WA250-6.

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Deere Expands Final Tier 4/Stage IV Engine

John Deere Power Systems introduced the PowerTechTM PWL 4.5L engine, which will meet Final Tier 4/Stage IV emissions regulations without a diesel particulate filter (DPF). The 63 kW to 104 kW (85 hp to 140 hp) engine was announced at bauma 2013 in Munich, and complements the John Deere lineup of Final Tier 4/Stage IV off-highway diesel engines rated 36 kW to 448 kW (48 hp to 600 hp) announced earlier.

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Cat 988K Wheel Loader Features Efficient New Loader Linkage

Introduction of the seventh-generation Cat 988 Wheel Loader, the new 988K, marks the 50th anniversary of the 988 delivering reliable, profitable performance for worldwide customers. Designed as an optimum loading tool for Cat construction and mining trucks, the 988K features redesigned loader linkage, worldwide engine configurations, drive train modifications, redesigned cab, and enhancements in safety and serviceability. The 988K builds on the premium features of previous models to set new standards for customer value.

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