ABB, Hitachi Tout High-Powered Battery Technology

ABB and Hitachi Construction Machinery have signed a collaboration agreement to develop an electric rigid dump truck with a customized on-board energy storage system. Using ABB’s innovative battery technology will enable trucks to transform from diesel to full electric operation. The electric vehicle draws the power needed from the overhead catenary while simultaneously charging the on-board energy storage system. 

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Hitachi Unveils ZXLink Connectivity at No Additional Charge

Hitachi Construction & Mining Division, an operating division of John Deere Construction & Forestry Co., announced that customers will no longer need to renew their ZXLink connectivity service subscription. Plus, customers can enable ZXLink on compatible machines at no additional charge. Once customers enable ZXLink, they can select to automatically activate it on future compatible models to further streamline fleet…

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Hitachi Zw370-6 Wheel Loader Makes Debut

Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its most technologically advanced line of Dash-6 wheel loaders with the large and powerful ZW370-6 developed for high volume production operations and quarries. The large Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loader features an impressive 48,780 lb. of breakout force, a bucket capacity range of 7.3 to 8.1 cu. yd., and is powered…

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