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Cummins at Agritechnica: go with hydrogen!

In Hannover Cummins confirmed its commitment to the Destination Zero strategy, especially in the part dedicated to hydrogen, which is now a protagonist not only in agnostic engines, but also in production and supply phases. For agricultural OEMs, the direction is increasingly towards the “tailor-mad…

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Caterpillar celebrates production of 10,000th C175 engine 

Caterpillar announced the production of the 10,000th engine on the Cat C175 diesel platform, which has been used in power generation and other large-scale applications around the globe since 2009. The milestone was commemorated during a recent ceremony at the company’s manufacturing facility in Lafa…

Germany to cut incentives on electric trucks and buses

It is not good news for truck and bus manufacturers, who relied on public fundings in order to boost e-vehicle sales in Germany. Indeed, the Government used to subsidize the purchase of heavy-duty vehicles with alternative drives so to cover about 80 percent of the price difference compared to a die…

Langley Holdings: 2023 annual report

A few days ago Langley Holdings released its IFRS Annual Report & Accounts for 2023. The Power Solutions Division, encompassing subsidiaries Bergen Engines, Marelli Motori and Piller Group, was a significant contributor to the year’s result.
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Court confirmation of Sono Motors’ insolvency and restructuring plan

Sono Motors, the Munich-based solar technology company and subsidiary of Sono Group N.V., announced the confirmation of its insolvency and restructuring plan by the insolvency court of the local court of Munich, Germany, as well as the closing of its recently announced investor deal with YA II PN, L…
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Proterra battery business becomes part of Volvo Group 

On the 1st February 2024 Volvo announced it has completed the acquisition of battery business from Proterra. The intention was announced in November 2023, when Volvo Group had been selected as the highest bidder in an auction for the business and assets of the Proterra Powered unit.
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Prinoth relies on Liebherr’s digital cameras

Prinoth, a global manufacturer of snow groomers, has been equipping its machines with MDC3 digital smart cameras by Liebherr-Components since 2023. The cameras ensure greater comfort and safety on the slope – even under extreme weather conditions.

Deutz sells Torqeedo to Yamaha Motor 

Deutz announced a further milestone in the repositioning of its portfolio as part of its Dual+ strategy: Torqeedo, the world’s leading manufacturer of outboard and inboard drives, will be sold to Yamaha Motor.

Yanmar: development of hydrogen-fueled 4-stroke engine for vessels

Yanmar Power Technology (YPT), a subsidiary of Yanmar Holdings, has embarked on the development of a hydrogen-fueled 4-stroke high-speed engine for power generation for coastal vessels in Japan as part of the Nippon Foundation’s zero emission ship demonstration experiment.

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Moteurs Baudouin and its greener solutions for data centers

Moteurs Baudouin has several customizable power solutions for data centers of all sizes, including HVO-ready diesel. As data consumption and online cloud storage continue to skyrocket, data centers are becoming increasingly dependent on power solutions that are reliable, efficient, and more environm…

Himoinsa at the TowerXchange in Dubai

Himoinsa’s generator sets have made a major impact in Dubai, the venue of this year’s TowerXChange Meetup MENA, one of the main events in the telecommunications industry, which attracts the most important players in the sector.

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Himoinsa at the MEA Convention

The Himoinsa Convention, which took place in Murcia, Spain from the 3rd to the 5th of October 2023, brought together a network of dealers, partners, and industry professionals for an immersive experience showcasing the company's latest industrial projects, factory expansions, and innovative products…

Volvo Penta expands into BESS with OEMs

Volvo Penta is expanding its power generation business into battery energy storage systems (BESS) with OEMs. Volvo Penta’s modular and scalable solution is intended for integration into manufacturers’ BESS applications to accelerate market entry.

Himoinsa: reducing up to 250.000 kg of CO2 per year

Himoinsa is celebrating the results of the installation of photovoltaic plants at its production centres. A prime example is the installation of solar panels on the roof of its Spanish headquarters with a total capacity of 550 kW, enabling it to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 250,000 kg per year. Wat…

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