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World’s first fully electric asphalt paver
Royal BAM, Wirtgen and New Electric have converted an asphalt spreading machine to run on electric power 
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Electric focus for XCMG in 2022
New emissions standard in China from December 2022 will add to electric equipment uptake
Hydrogen and combustion engines were the top stories of 2021
While some are predicting the end of combustion engines, you couldn’t tell that by the top stories on Dieselprogress.com, as eight out of the top ten were directly related to combustion engine technology or issues.
XCMG starts access push in Europe
Chinese OEM appoints Hans Aarse and Edwin Van der Laar to head the European project
Doosan Bobcat launches electric compact loader
Sunbelt Rentals commits to adding large fleet of the new machines to its North American fleet
World’s first fully-electric tracked loader
Doosan Bobcat has launched the T7X, said to be the world’s first all-electric compact track loader
Premium Red Yanmar CE livery goes global
Livery reflects alternative technologies and customer relationship focus
Manitou extends Michel Denis CEO contract
Current CEO Denis reappointed to the role for another four years
CNH launches Case dealer rental programme
Case dealers worldwide will be offered support to launch rental and used equipment services
Ausa sells sweeper business to focus on compact equipment
Sale of Excelway sweepers and maintenance vehicles will allow it to focus on dumpers, forklifts and telehandlers
Hyundai Construction invests to take advantage of construction ‘boom’
Hyundai Construction Equipment to invest in factory to expand production capacity 
Volvo CE researches electric machine usage
Electric worksite in Gothenburg aims to make construction’s transition to electric power easier
JCB manufactures 750,000th engine
Landmark reached in just 17 years of production
Caterpillar offers ‘self-service’ kits
Self-Service Options (SSOs) are for those who want to do their own routine maintenance and minor repairs
Atlas Copco Power Technique bows out of Bauma
Business to focus on digital marketing, small business events and local trade shows
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Zero emissions for trucks and vans: How Vanair launched its EPEQ battery powered range
Vanair introduces the EPEQ group of battery-powered equipment.
New company to oversee Doosan and Hyundai Construction
A new company, Hyundai Genuine, has been set up to oversee Doosan and Hyundai Construction
Hydrogen round-up: 5 of construction’s latest initiatives
As the use of hydrogen across the construction sector gathers pace, we take a look at some recent announcements 
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