Caterpillar boosts backhoe loader performance and versatility

Four backhoe loaders from Caterpillar build on the success of the F2 line with increased performance, greater operator configurability and a wider range of tools Four new machines make up the backhoe model release lineup, the 428, 432, 434 and 444. Caterpillar has dumped the F2 suffix from the model names but retained the proven […]

Caterpillar D3 Series skid steer and track loaders

CAT D3 skidsteer

An innovative approach to matching attachments to loading and handling machines is evident with the new Caterpillar D3 Series wheel skid-steer and track compact loaders. Each of the 16 models can ‘recognise’ implements from the Smart Attachments range and automatically configure the loader’s controls and information display to suit. This new function is part of […]

Caterpillar Introduces Hybrid Engine Concept

Caterpillar has unveiled a hybrid engine concept which captures surplus energy through a parallel hybrid system and reuses it when needed. The Cat C18 hybrid engine concept helps optimise machine performance using technology to capture surplus energy through a parallel hybrid system which, when required, will re-introduce the energy back into the machine. The concept […]

Cat 930M boosts materials handling productivity

Cat 930M with cattle

Caterpillar has incorporated some very useful smarts into the latest 930M Ag Handler that serve to make repetitive tasks around the farm both faster and more accurate. Any operator regularly loading a feed mixer wagon will appreciate the Kickouts function, it allows for saving lift and tilt positions and recalling them with a simple motion […]

Caterpillar D Series compacts run on tracks

Fit into tight space with the D Series compact loader range. Caterpillar is getting solid response from some of the most effective compact loaders on tracks ever offered. There is a choice of seven models in the D Series Compact Track Loader range with a pressurised one-piece cab that offers a highly preferred work space […]

Cats to stay in Australia

The long-term future of Cat trucks in Australia and New Zealand will not be impacted by the recent decision of Caterpillar to discontinue production of its vocational models in North America. Source: AFDJ eNews North American vocational models have never been available in the Australian and New Zealand markets and are built on an entirely […]