Manitou transitions Mustang brand to Mustang by Manitou

The Manitou Group is changing its Mustang badge to “Mustang by Manitou” to appear on the brand’s skid steers, compact track loaders, compact excavators and compact wheel loaders. The transition from Mustang to “Mustang by Manitou” combines the strength of a structured network with the strong brand awareness of Manitou,” says Arnaud Boyer, Manitou Group […]

Deutz bolts electric drivelines to its engines

By using an E-Deutz diesel engine and driveline to power a generator and store energy in a battery pack, a Manitou telehandler has downsized from a 3.6-litre 74kW (100hp) engine to a 2.2-litre 54kW (73hp) engine by tapping the extra 20kW (27hp) from the batteries and generator to make up the difference. Previously, an engine […]

Trimble LAUNCHES AI-powered load scale FOR wheel loaders

Hitachi’s ZW250-6 is among the company’s wheel loaders that offers Trimble’s L3180 SmartScale as an option. Trimble says the Loadrite L3180 SmartScale system uses artificial intelligence for faster, more precise loading. And the company has joined with Hitachi Machinery Loaders in the northern hemisphere to offer onboard weighing system on select Hitachi wheel loaders. The […]