The first battery swapping E700 4×2 built for the European market.

A walk around is here:

Fully electric concrete mixer trucks leaving the factory in Xuzhou.

A short video is here:

XCMG have retained their number three ranking for construction machinery manufacturers for another year.

XCMG have released the first fully electric telehandler from China.

The robotic battery swap station for New Zealand has been upgraded to include number plate recognition and more tolerance for where the truck stops.

On average this year 660 battery swap trucks a month are going on the road in China. XCMG retains the greatest market share, their new production line can complete 60 heavy battery swapping trucks a day.

Introducing our new crawler boomlift range that can self level on both axis.
X10, lithium battery only, 10m working height, trailerable $57,000 + GST
X12, lithium plus Briggs, 12m working height, 5.5m outreach, $73,000 +GST

They also offer full remote control as in the video:

Our first fully electric wheel loaders for New Zealand are on the production line today, more pictures in next month’s newsletter.

Another Landex XC948NZ ready to ship to Clinton for repeat customer RTL. This one has a longer boom and 3.3cbm bucket.

This XC948NZ has both longer boom and a 4cbm high dump bucket to achieve 4500mm dumping clearance. On site in Hinuera for repeat customer AgVision.

And at full stretch in our yard.

An XE60ED mini on a trailer delivered to Hastings for Tufrey’s

Delivery day for Widespan Shed’s tracked scissor in Tauranga.

Ben Huband of Pure Quality Construction taking delivery of an XE80N

A couple of 12m working height XD120RTs joining the Skyrise fleet.

XCMG’s new demolition excavator with widening track base and a tilting cab.
Some XDR80TE electric mining dump trucks ready to ship to Brazil.

A short video of a fleet operator in China discussing the merits is here:
His observation of 28l diesel being the equivalent to 98kWh of electricity means the electric energy costs are around 20% of diesel costs.

Electric mixer trucks working at 4500m on the new Tibet highway. These two are equipped with battery heaters to cope with the extreme cold.

XCMG have released the world’s largest tower crane rated at 750t with some fireworks. They will be used for bridge construction using prefabricated beams.