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Cat Unveils Hybrid Excavator

CatOctober 16, 2012 - At a special media event in Peoria,Ill., Caterpillar introduced the 336E H hybrid excavator, an innovative machine that its says can deliver up to 50 percent greater fuel efficiency. The product launch was spearheaded by Ken Gray, global product manager for large hydraulic excavators. The machine will be rolled out in Europe, Japan and North America. The company also introduced the 966K XE wheel loader, a fuel-efficient machine with Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB solutions. Look for a full report in an upcoming issue of Rock Products.