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Volvo extends Deutz contract
German engine manufacturer Deutz has extended a supply agreement that will see it continue to develop and supply diesel engines for Volvo.
Small engine hybrid technology from Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi will be one of several engine producers showing off Tier 4/Stage IV engines, although in Mitsubishi’s case it is for small engines less than 74 kW.
Fuelling compliance
While engine manufacturers develop systems to reduce NOx and PM, fuel is another area that can influence exhaust emissions.
After-treatment joint venture
Deutz, Robert Bosch, and J. Eberspächer have signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a tri-party collaboration to address exhaust gas after treatments for off-highway equipment.
Scania inTerex agreement
Scania has signed a long-term but non-exclusive agreement to supply Stage IIIB compliant engines featuring selective catalytic reduction (SCR) to Terex.
Exhausting choice - Steve Skinner reports on meeting Stage IIIB compliance
Stage IIIB engine emissions legislation will see the use of two principal technologies to deal with exhaust gases. Steve Skinner reports on these systems and the implications for equipment owners and users.
The latest emission laws are putting crane engine suppliers to the test
The latest emission laws are putting engine suppliers to the test and leading to some innovative projects
XCMG and Doosan in engine joint venture
A Doosan and XCMG partnership has set its sights on becoming one of the world's 10 largest engine manufacturers.
Joint venture mooted for engine after-treatment systems
Three manufacturers are exploring the possibility of a joint venture in the area of exhaust-gas after treatments for off-highway machines ahead of the next stage of engine emissions regulations which come into effect in 2011.
Steve Skinner reports on progress with Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB compliant engines
Steve Skinner reports on the installation of Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB compliant engines into equipment and looks at the solutions being adopted and how end users will be affected.
Multi-billion dollar law suit
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has brought a civil action against three US companies for the importation and sale on non-compliant Chinese engines
Cummins sees efficiency gains with Tier 4
A head-to-head test conducted by Cummins has shown its Tier 4 Interim (Stage IIIB) QSB6.7 engine offers a +5% fuel efficiency improvement over its Tier 3 (Stage IIIA) predecessor.
Deutz predicts Tier 4 losers
Deutz believes the cost of introducing Stage IV (final Tier 4) compliant engines will put some construction equipment manufacturers out of business.
Stage right for Cummins
Cummins has unveiled its Stage IIIB compliant 8,9 litre QSL9 engine platform at Intermat, designed to replace the current 8,3 litre QSC engine.
Cat expands engine remanufacturing
Caterpillar has expanded downwards its remanufactured engine offering to the 15 to 134 kW range.
New president for Perkins
Gwenne Henricks has been appointed president of UK-based diesel engine manufacturer Perkins.
Shell’s dual fuel
Shell has developed a unique dual fuel diesel Mercedes Actros on-highway truck to provide fuel performance and emissions comparisons for its research and development programs. The engine has two banks of cylinders, which can be fed with different fuels so that their performances can be measured simultaneously in the same engine.
Remanufacturing gets Deere
John Deere acquired full ownership of Regen Technologies in November, a remanufacturing company located in Missouri, US that was already 50% owned by Deere.
Setting the stage: meeting Stage IIIB engine compliance
European Commission legislation means that engine manufacturers will have to comply with stricter emissions controls from 1 January 2011. Confronted with developing complex new systems, engine manufacturers are diverting huge efforts and resources into meeting the deadline. Steve Skinner reports.
Kohler goes diesel
Kohler engines of Wisconsin, US has produced its first range of diesel powered engines. Initially available in the US and the Asia Pacific region, the seven air-cooled and six liquid-cooled models produce between 5 kW and 48 kW.
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