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The EWR150E wheeled excavator is fitted with a Diesel Particulate Filter as standard.
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ment [of working in the LEZ].” If it’s not a legal requirement, why the requests? It seems Volvo CE customers are simply preparing for the future. “DPFs are currently seen as an extra precaution in response to a perceived need to meet regulations in Low Emission Zones,” Deleu adds. “But as regulations around Low Emission
Zones continue to become stricter, it’s likely this trend will continue.” The tricky thing about Low Emission Zone requirements is that they are not harmonized across the EU – and instead are governed by different local and/or country level regulations. For now, construction equipment manufacturers like Volvo CE are dealing with requests for
of customers remains the highest concern for Volvo CE, which is currently investigating factory solutions for all of its smaller machines. Volvo recently demonstrated the EX2 prototype – a fully electric compact excavator that delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency and 10 times lower noise levels – at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in London earlier this year. It is believed to be the world’s first fully electric compact excavator prototype. While the concept machine is purely a research project at this stage, Volvo CE continues to develop technologies connected to electromobility, intelligent machines and total site solutions that benefit customers and the environment. “Considering the seriousness of air pollution, and the moves governments are making to highlight it, this is an area we believe will continue to be high on the agenda and one we are committed to finding solutions for,” Deleu concludes. b
DPFs on machinery on a case-by-case, and countryby-country basis. “All Volvo CE machines comply with EU emissions regulations, but at present DPFs are only fitted as standard to the EW60E compact wheeled excavator and ECR88D mini-digger and as an option for the ECR58D in the smaller machine category,” confirms Deleu. Meeting the needs Source: Volvo
Hoistlift Of Florida Joins Bandit Industries As Authorized Dealer Bandit Industries continues its expansion of dealers across the U.S. with the addition of Hoistlift of Florida, based in Fort Myers. The company is known throughout the south-central Florida for their unrelenting commitment to their customers. Hoistlift of Florida will offer sales, parts and service for all Bandit hand-fed chippers and stump grinders, including Bandit’s new 12XPC
and 15XPC utility chippers, and the Model ZT1844, a compact and powerful track stump grinder. This is in addition to their lineup of heavy-duty material handling, construction and agricultural equipment. Their central location in Fort Meyers at 6901 Alico Road means Bandit customers will never be far from the experts. b Source: Bandit
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