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Honda takes legal action over engine copies
Engine manufacturer Honda has taken legal action against two Chinese companies that it claims showed copied Honda products at a gardening equipment show in Cologne in September.
Diesel engines: Manufacturers face challenge with new emission laws
New emission laws for diesel engines come into force in Europe and the US at the start of next year. What will they mean in terms of price, performance and fuel efficiency for contractors in these regions?
New Vanguard engines solve old problem
Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power's new four model Vanguard engine range features an automatic fuel cut-off system that prevents fuel spilling during transport and contaminating the engine oil.
Volvo Penta issued Stage IIIB certification
Volvo Penta has been issued with Stage IIIB certification for its 13 litre engine family.
Perkins ahead in China
Perkins uses bauma to announce new US$ 183 million Chinese production facility will begin manufacturing in June, three months ahead of schedule.
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.
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