Wheel Loaders


John Deere Expands G-tier Wheel Loader Offerings in North America →

From Construction Equipment Guide... After a successful introduction into the Canadian market in 2021, John Deere expands its G-tier wheel loader offerings to the United States with the 644 G-tier wheel loader, continuing the transition to Performance Tiering . As part of the John Deere Performance Tiering Strategy, customers can benefit from tailored offerings that provide more performance, comfort and economical options. The expansion of this line up also includes the new 544 G-tier wheel loader now available in Canada.  Click for more...


Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Adds Holland Equipment Services to Its Dealer Network →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announced July 28 a dealership agreement with HES — Holland Equipment Services, Holland, Mich., under which HES will sell and service Hyundai wheel loaders and excavators in western Michigan. Aric Geurink, president of HES, said the agreement with Hyundai represents a major growth opportunity for the dealership, which has built a large presence in southwest Michigan as a supplier of used equipment, attachments, parts, service and rentals.  Click for more...


Volvo Construction Equipment Extends Log-Handling Abilities With L200H High Lift Wheel Loader →

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched the new L200H High Lift wheel loader in North America, featuring a 27 percent increase in lifting capacity and a 13 percent larger grapple than the L180H model it replaces. This, combined with a stronger base unit, means the L200H High Lift can handle more timber per hour, upping productivity and driving down operating costs, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. Welcomes Hills Machinery →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Hills Machinery and Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. (HCMA) recently established a partnership to market the Hitachi excavator and wheel loader equipment lines. The alliance will allow Hills Machinery and HCMA to grow the lineup of world-renowned Hitachi equipment across the North Carolina and South Carolina regions, and enable HCMA to introduce the broader lineup of Hitachi-branded equipment to the Carolina marketplace.  Click for more...


Hyundai to Take Its Latest Wheel Loader, Outfitted for Snow Removal, to SIMA →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas will display its HL930A wheel loader at Booth 1021 at this year's SIMA (Snow & Ice Management Association) tradeshow June 23 and 24 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. The Hyundai 130 net hp (97 kW), 2.5 cu. yd. HL930A wheel loader will be displayed with an M700 MD Teamco Snowblast snowblower, a popular attachment. Part of Hyundai's advanced A series lineup of wheel loaders, the HL930A is powered by a Cummins B4.5 Performance Series Tier IV Final/Stage 5 emissions-compliant diesel engine.  Click for more...


Cat 966 GC Wheel Loader Delivers High Performance, Easy Operation, Low Owning/Operating Costs →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Offering long-term durability in a wide range of applications, the new Cat 966 GC wheel loader is designed for reliable, performing and efficient operation. Its Caterpillar designed components, on-demand fan, load-sensing hydraulics and intuitive controls keep fuel consumption and operating costs low, making it a versatile machine that also fits the needs of the rental and municipal markets, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Wacker Neuson Introduces WL28 Articulated Wheel Loader →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Wacker Neuson's new articulated wheel loader, the WL28, is a versatile material handling machine that is compact in size, but big on features. This 3-ton, 0.5 cu. yd. loader is an excellent choice for construction, landscape and snow removal applications. It offers modern technology, superb visibility and a comfortable cab with a user-friendly control layout, according to the manufacturer. The WL28 is making an impact in the global market for its ability to work efficiently in confined areas.  Click for more...


Next Generation Cat 906, 907, 908 Compact Wheel Loaders →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Building on the success of the Cat M-Series compact wheel loaders, the new Next Generation Cat 906, 907 and 908 wheel loaders boast a reengineered operator's station, leveraging exclusive Cat technologies to improve operator experience and provide larger wheel loader model comfort on a smaller platform. Featuring the new Cat C2.8 engine, the upgraded drive and powertrain deliver faster roading speeds and drive train performance.  Click for more...


Volvo Expands Load Assist Features for Wheel Loaders →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Volvo Construction Equipment has launched new functions on its wheel loader productivity software, Load Assist. The updates include new modes within the on-board weighing app, the operator coaching advanced app and quick tips. "These enhancements will help operators get even more from their Volvo wheel loader, and they add to the existing core functionality of Load Assist, which 10,000 operators have benefitted from to date," said Eric Yeomans, product manager, wheel loaders at Volvo CE.  Click for more...


Doosan Expands -7 Series Wheel Loader Line With Three New 200 Size Class Machines →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Doosan Infracore North America is introducing three additional models of its next-generation -7 Series wheel loaders in the United States and Canada. These new 200 size class machines include many of the same features as the larger models and are now available at Doosan dealerships. Similar to the -7 Series wheel loaders that were launched in spring 2021, this next generation of Doosan wheel loaders offer all-new redesigned cabs with first-class comfort features, increased bucket capacities and new fuel-saving technologies, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


John Deere Showcases New 904 P-Tier Wheel Loader With Additional Technology Advancements →

From Construction Equipment Guide... John Deere is bolstering its wheel loader lineup with the 904 P-Tier wheel loader. Available later in 2022, the new 904 P-Tier is a two-pass loader solution that provides the durability and reliability to take on processed aggregate stockpiles and more efficiently load trucks or rail cars all day long, according to the manufacturer. Based on proven components and designs, the new 904 P-Tier offers obstacle intelligence features, such as the advanced vision system.  Click for more...


Yanmar Compact Equipment Offers Reliable Compact Wheel Loaders →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Yanmar Compact Equipment's line of compact wheel loaders, which includes the V4-7, V8, V10 and V12, are built for maximum efficiency and ease of operation. The machines include comfort features across the line, including a comfortable, spacious cab and dual doors for easy entry from each side. Their combination of power, comfort and compactness make them ideal for applications that require fast travel speeds, high lift capacity and a small turning radius, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Case Announces Approval of B20 Biodiesel for All G Series Wheel Loaders →

From Construction Equipment Guide... FPT Industrial announced at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo that it has approved B20 biodiesel for use in its NEF4, NEF 6 and CURSOR Tier IV Final diesel engines. This announcement makes all Case Construction Equipment G Series wheel loaders approved for use with B20 biodiesel directly from the factory. Wheel loaders in these size classes are used extensively in construction, public works, road and bridge construction, concrete and asphalt production, aggregates and agriculture.  Click for more...


Electric Drive Cat 988K XE Wheel Loader Features Technology, Efficiency Updates →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Built on a solid switch reluctance technology foundation leveraging more than 15 years of Caterpillar electric drive experience, updates to the Cat 988K XE deliver up to 10 percent faster downhill speed, improved rimpull and increased hydraulic breakout force for up to 5 percent better production. The updated design improves cycle times in load and carry applications, while an optional counterweight increases stability and offers faster maneuverability with these tasks.  Click for more...


VIDEO: Doosan Unveils New DD100 Dozer, Much More →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Doosan Infracore North America introduced its new products for 2022 during a media event at its Real Operations Center (ROC) in Arizona the first week of December. The company's next generation crawler excavators, mini-excavators and new -7 series wheel loaders were featured in presentations by the respective product specialists. Doosan also unveiled its DD100 dozer, which it said will be available through dealers in 2022.  Click for more...


Volvo CE Tests World's First High-Lift Tele-Operation Over 5G →

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is the first in the world to trial a remote-controlled high-lift wheel loader over a 5G network in a complex forestry application — in a bid to develop safer, more productive timber processes and explore its potential as an enabler for automation. The unique research project Remote Timber is a collaboration between Volvo CE and the telecom operator Telia, timber and paper manufacturer SCA, Mid University Sweden, Skogforsk and Biometria.  Click for more...


Volvo CE Electric Machines Used on Federal Nature Refuge Project →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Located just 20 mi. outside the nation's capital, the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge offers a sanctuary to wildlife and a place for people to explore nature. A battery-powered, zero-emission ECR25 Electric compact excavator and L25 Electric compact wheel loader made by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) are being used to build a new ADA accessible trail in the refuge. Construction of the trail supports the conservation mission of the U.S.  Click for more...


Wheel Loader Prices Up 13% in the U.S. According to Ritchie Bros. November Market Trends Report →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Ritchie Bros. ' November Market Trends Report continues to show positive pricing trends across all its equipment indexes, with medium earthmoving equipment prices up 36 percent in the United States, while truck tractors and vocational trucks are up 45 percent and 34 percent respectively (for the three months ending Oct. 31, 2021). With this report, Ritchie Bros. has included a special focus on earthmoving equipment sales in the United States and Canada.  Click for more...


Simple-to-Use Technologies Boost Productivity of Next Gen Cat Wheel Loaders →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Bringing a host of standard technologies to the 8- to 10-ton wheel loader line, the updated Cat 966 and 972 wheel loader series boost operator efficiency. The 966 and 972 models deliver consistently high bucket fill factors to increase productivity by up to 10 percent, according to the manufacturer. Their next generation design extends fluid and filter change intervals to lower maintenance costs up to 20 percent when compared to the previous models.  Click for more...


Hitachi Introduces ZW100-6 Wheel Loader in North America →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its ZW-6 wheel loaders in North America with the upgrade of its popular compact model, the ZW100-6. Developed for use in a wide variety of applications — including landscaping; heavy construction; excavation work; water, sewer and pipeline construction; highway and road construction; and agricultural work — the small, yet powerful ZW100-6 wheel loader features an operating weight of 17,042 lbs.  Click for more...



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