Tag Archives: Engines

John Deere Construction & Forestry Announces Engine Conversion Kit

To help support the use of John Deere equipment around the world, the Construction & Forestry Division is bringing to market a retrofit kit that will enable John Deere Interim Tier 4 (IT4) machines to be sold in countries where ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuel is not available. ULSD is diesel fuel with 15 parts per million or lower […]

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MACK® MP8 Engine Now Available in MACK® TerraPro™ Concrete Pumper

Mack Trucks today announced that its 13-liter MACK® MP8 engine is available in the MACK® TerraPro™ concrete pumper. The engine meets increased customer demand for high horsepower and torque in concrete pumper applications. The Mack MP8 features three ratings and special performance calibrations unique to the concrete pumping industry. Ratings of the MP8 range from […]

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JCB Engine Recalibration Can Go Backwards, Forwards

JCB today revealed further details of its Tier 4 Interim diesel engine recalibration, which will “de-tier” these engines, making them useable in non-regulated countries where ultra-low sulfur diesel is not yet available. A software code change JCB says will take “minutes” at an authorized JCB dealer will reset the engines, eliminating concerns over reselling the […]

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Cummins 1Q Net Rises 33% On Stronger-Than-Expected Sales

Cummins Inc.'s (CMI) first-quarter earnings rose 33% as the truck engines and power-generation-systems maker's sales and margins continued to grow. Cummins has seen its earnings soar for more than two years as strong demand for truck engines and parts in North America and other key markets continued to drive sales, despite truck manufacturers' attempts in […]

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Allison Transmission and PENVEN present fully automatic solutions for construction professionals at Intermat 2012

Global automatic transmission manufacturer and its regional distributor present Allison's range of transmissions specifically designed for the construction market at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, from April 16 - 22. Allison Transmission and its French distributor PENVEN will showcase a wide range of automatic transmissions tailored for the construction market at this year's Intermat […]

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EPA Creeps up on E15

Despite the strenuous objections from every auto, motorcycle and small engine manufacturer in the United States, the Environmental Protection agency is pushing forward in its quest to ramp up the ethanol content in gasoline to 15 percent. The agency announced today that it has “approved the first applications for registration of ethanol for use in […]

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John Deere Moving Ahead with Final Fier 4, EU IV Emissions Plans

John Deere is moving ahead with its planned building-block approach to meet United  States Final Tier 4 and European Union Stage IV emissions regulations, the company announced on March 2. Final Tier 4/Stage IV regulations for off-highway diesel engines begin as early as 2013 for engines 55 kW (74 horsepower) and below. Regulatory dates for […]

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