New Zealand’s first battery swap station for trucks will open in Auckland in early 2022. The facility will support a small fleet of 8×4 tippers and several 6×4 tractors. The tippers will feature Mills Tui bodies.
We can now accept orders for XCMG’s two fully electric excavators. The 4.2t machine has won a Red Dot design award and can be offered with remote control. Please make contact for specification and pricing.
We believe the XE270E at 27.5t is the largest OEM electric excavator available in the world at present. A short walk around video is here: https://youtu.be/zBeSxgOvw_Y
Our first fully electric 8×4 ULT heading out for testing after it’s facelift.
50 units of E700 battery swapping tippers arriving on site in Wuhan. The battery swap system will save around 1,000 hours of charging time per truck per 100,000 kilometers.
Some more electric E300 rear compression trucks arriving at Etrucks® This is the long wheelbase version with an 8 cubic meter capacity.
One of the next batch seen here at XCMG’s charging station
Another short wheelbase E300 cab chassis also ready to ship.
An interesting telehandler with extensions designed to help unloading awkward items from containers. The 23 tonne unit can lift 18 tonne at 1200mm load center, so still a useful amount at full extension.
XCMG’s transportable mixing and batching plant operating in Thailand.
We are delighted to announce we have received EECA funding for New Zealand’s first robotic battery swap station for trucks. The trial station will be located in South Auckland and will be available to several truck companies.
The E700 6×4 ULT battery swap tractor undergoing endurance testing in China loaded to 49t GCM. The early data looks very good.
A few more electric E300 waste trucks for New Zealand ready to ship.
A couple more XE80CTOR crawler scissors going out to repeat customers Ward Demolition and Matt Gibson Builders.
And another XE80N off to repeat customer Regal Haulage for use at their Tamahere workshop.
A larger XE140W off to Keith Upson Engineering in Wakefield.
Another container load of tandem trailers have arrived after a bit of a wait.
XCMGs European Research Centre can now offer “virtual commissioning” for access equipment faults. They create a “digital twin” of your machine with CAN data and can even track down tactile faults like a vibration. More about this here: https://bit.ly/39plYXX
XCMGs SQZ4500 knuckle crane with 100tonne lift capacity
A nice looking tracked dumper with 360 degree rotation. This 15 tonne unit is powered by a 240hp QSB Cummins and is available for $168,000 + GST.
Some walking excavators for rescue services in China. With a good operator these machines can climb a 2.5m vertical wall and cross a 4m wide trench.
And put straight to work in the recent floods in China
The E700 now back in Auckland and going through compliance checks.
A signing ceremony for the supply of 1500 units of the 6×4 battery swapping tractors to be used for steel industry support in Tangshan. Perhaps the largest ever single order for heavy electric trucks?
The first battery swapping E700 8×4 ULT for New Zealand is off line and into testing.
A walk beside of the 8×4 is here: https://youtu.be/7UWoTLRyiSo The first four electric drive container carriers ready for work at a new section of Tianjin port. These units feature artificial intelligence with on board decision making ability. Operation is either 5G remote or fully autonomous
The 20 tonne electric loader in testing in China. We have one on order for New Zealand.
A video of the XC958EV pushing in a steel mill in Shaanxi in China. The operator notes more power and faster response the diesel equivalent with energy costs around one third for the same work. https://youtu.be/ZsYSvs2R29Y
Solly’s new XC938 working in Takaka.
Now on site at the their Brynderwyn site, Atlas Quarries new GR2405
Another XE80N heading off to work for NZ Dock and Doors
Two more crawler scissors off to Oamaru for Matt Gibson Builders
An interesting excavator based crane. Developed for pipe laying but I’m sure there will be plenty of other applications.
Some XCMG machines working in extreme conditions in China.
This mine site in western China sees the machines operating through a 70C temperature range in the different seasons.
The E700 ULT 6×4 battery swap tractor has arrived. The worldwide debut will be on our stand at the Fieldays next week June 16th to 19th at Mystery Creek.
We lifted the battery pack off to simulate the battery swap procedure.
A short video of the truck leaving our building: https://youtu.be/V-p-TsGhVSk Landex and Etrucks are back at site D24 near Gate 4 in the heavy equipment zone for the Fieldays next week.
Meanwhile in China the first 300 of the standard E700 electric tractors have been delivered to Turpan, south of the Gobi desert.
Our latest 10,000kg GVM E300 has also arrived. A duration test down to Cambridge came in at 230km to 20% battery remaining as a cab chassis.
A short video of XCMG’s latest 60t hybrid crane. This one has 5G connectivity for full remote control. You can drive it from anywhere in the world with decent cellphone reception. https://youtu.be/RPv_jAL6KPo A demonstration stacking oil drums to show how precise the 5G control system can be.
A ground breaking ceremony for XCMG’s 1000 acre “new energy” facility. The factory will cost NZD1.2billion and initially produce 10,000 electric trucks a year.
Atlas Quarries have taken delivery of their new GR2405 grader on the Brynderwyns.
A longer video of the next size up the “T5” GR2605. This is the model used by Rio Tinto in Australia in full mining spec with joystick control https://youtu.be/eFuS7O-EeVM
Delivery day of Delta Contracting’s XC948 at Opotiki.
Delivery day for Sandford Spreadings new XC938NZ for use in their bulk store in Waverley.
Our 4WD forklift ready to deliver to McDonald Concrete Group in Whanganui. They will kindly loan it back to us for display at the Fieldays.
Delivery day of another XE80CT OR to Uzit Hire in Whakatane.
Our first Mantall 12m diesel XD120RT is on the water to New Zealand.
XCMG’s first autonomous 240 tonne dumper has begun trials in Shenyan.
Just released the 70 tonne capacity fully electric mining dump truck with 700kW (930hp) peak power.
A few 28m XCMG stick booms getting ready for a refurbish of the “birds nest” stadium in Beijing ahead of next years winter Olympics.