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Now Liebherr In Engine Deal With FPT

Over the last six months or so, there’s been no end of news concerning Liebherr and other engine manufacturers. First came its deal with Kohler to supply a range of diesel engines from 27 to 103 L to Kohler for use in a new line of Kohler and Kohler-SDMO generator...

New Detroit Medium-Duty Diesel Debuts

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and its Detroit component brand, unveiled the new Detroit DD8 medium-duty engine at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. Targeted toward the vocational truck markets the Detroit DD8 is a 7.7 L. inline six-cylinder diesesl available...

 

One Line, Two Machines

By Mauro Belo Schneider It’s not unheard of for one production line to be able to make small batches of different products. This is frequently seen in many engine and component plants. But when it comes to making two entirely different OEM machines? Not so much. But...

AGCO To Acquire Lely’s Forage Division

AGCO, the worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced it has reached agreement in principle to acquire the forage division of Lely Group.  No financial details were provided. Lely’s forage division is a manufacturer of products for...

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Feds Raid Caterpillar

According to multiple press reports (two links below), three Caterpillar Inc. facilities in Peoria were raided today by U.S. Attorney's Office in the Central District of Illinois along with three other federal agencies: the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation office...

 

Navistar, VW Alliance Finalized

Navistar International Corp. announced the closing of its wide-ranging strategic alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus, which includes an equity investment in Navistar by Volkswagen Truck & Bus and framework agreements for a procurement joint venture and...

Brokk Acquires Aquajet Systems AB

Brokk, Monroe, Wash., a manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, recently acquired Aquajet Systems AB, a manufacturer of hydrodemolition robots. The acquisition will help Brokk expand its application solutions in the construction and demolition industry,...

International Launches New 12.4 L Truck Engine

At TMC 2017 in Nashville, Tenn., International Truck unveiled a new 12.4 L diesel engine designed to provide industry-leading uptime to the Class 8 market. The new A26 diesel is available for order in the International LT Series of long-haul vehicles and RH Series of...

Sam Allen: Deere Staying in Moline

In response to a shareholder question, Chairman Sam Allen commented on if Deere & Co. might follow Caterpillar in moving to Chicago. http://www.qconline.com/business/ceo-allen-deere-will-be-in-moline-as-long-as/article_31bffdd7-58a4-5021-9c4d-6faa29fec0d7.html...