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Acea: 68.8% of new buses are diesel-powered in 2021

According to Acea, overall in 2021, 68.8% of all new buses registered in the European Union ran on diesel. Electrically-chargeable buses posted strong growth, resulting in their market share increasing from 6.1% in 2020 to 10.6% last year.


FPT Industrial: let’s go, XC13

The XC13 surely sounds agnostic in FPT Industrial’s unofficial nomenclature; it comes, indeed, with a tripartite certification: Euro 6E (winking an eye at the upcoming Euro 7), methane gas and also biofuel, with a link to hydrogen. Andrea Abbà, FPT’s product marketing manager, told us about dialogui...


Brian Melka Named Group President of Kohler Power

Brian Melka Named Group President of Kohler Power. This is one of those things that doesn’t go unnoticed. Kohler, a galaxy of ICE specialists who includes Power Systems, Kohler Engines, Clarke Energy and Kohler Uninterruptible Power (UPS, battery banks, switchgear, power conditioning equipment...

9 liters comparison

Now it’s time to emphasize the 9 liters comparison. For more than 30 years DIESEL has been the reference point between diesel engine manufacturers and OEMs because of the comparison between diesel engines. We choose a range of displacement or power (in this case 9 liters Diesel engine. Here th...

F28 Diesel of the year 2020. About the genesis

F28 Diesel of the year 2020. Back to the origins F28 Diesel of the year 2020. And it goes back to its origins, together with Umberto Gammieri, Head of the F28 Platform. Where did the need for a 2.8 litre engine come from and why this displacement? From the need to cover all the requests […]

Kohler at Conexpo 2020

Kohler at Conexpo 2020: hybrids, DF and propane   Kohler at Conexpo. The guidelines for Kohler’s presence at Conexpo 2020 are clear: remind OEMs of their own line of diesel units (e.g. the Wacker Neuson skid steer loaders and compact track loaders powered by Kohler KDI) and place emphasis...

Liebherr and Stanadyne

Liebherr and Stanadyne: a strategic partnership Liebherr and Stanadyne. When we first went to Bulle, Switzerland, some years ago, we immediately realised that Liebherr Components’ ambitious strategy could not be limited to captive supplies. There was not only the specialization in medium-high ...

Dana. A global overview

Dana Italy. Once upon a time… Dana and Italy, a relationship that resets the distance between one shore and the other of the Atlantic Ocean to zero. We wanted to understand more about the Dana M&A strategy in Italy. We talked about it with Rino Tarolli, Vice President and General Manager o...

JCB and Kubota. Japanese power for vibratory tandem rollers

JCB and Kubota made a deal to power vibratory tandem rollers CT160 and CT260. Compact engines for compact machinery. An equation which for JCB often means Kohler (for 1.9 and 2.5 liters engines) and which in this case led to Osaka, Japan. JCB and Kubota, some specifications The ratings are those for...

Yanmar and Carraro. A ‘specialized’ couple

Yanmar and Carraro, two main characters of the specialized tractors environment, have recently relaunched a strong relationship. Yanmar and Carraro in the words of the Italian OEM We quote the Antonio Carraro official press release, just to well understand the reasons of this partnership: «A salient...

Volvo Penta integration on the marine side

Volvo Penta integration process seen by Ghutemburg Volvo Penta integration. We’re at Genoa Boat show, where ATENA, an Italian association of naval technology, organized a workshop on ‘digitization’. Volvo Penta brought his contribution through the mouth of Andrea Piccione, Sales ma...

SDF is in motion. Or better: FARMotion

FARMotion project and Stage V around the fields FARMotion Project has its roots back in 2011 and reached full maturity with Stage V. Power ratings of the 3 and 4 cylinders by SDF reach up to 75 and 115 kW. We met Manlio Mattei, R&D Powertrain Group Manager of SDF. The heirs of the 1000 […...
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