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.
The first battery swap capable E700 semi tractor for New Zealand is now in final assembly. The E700 ULT 6×4 has a much lower tare weight and features disc brakes and airbag suspension. The worldwide debut for this model will be on our stand at the Fieldays® in June.
The E700 tippers feature the same battery swap technology as the 6×4 tractor. On this project the 30 unit fleet travels 160km (two round trips) before swapping the battery out. The fast battery swap gets the trucks back on the highway quickly to make the most of the lower operating costs.
A recent launch of four E300s for the Warehouse Group and Noel Leeming with the help of EECA funding. These trucks were leased through TR Group.
XCMG’s hybrid 25 tonne truck crane is in testing. All lifting functions are powered by the battery, the driving power is from the diesel engine.
Three more 460hp Weichai powered TS2503’s have arrived in Penrose and are getting prepped for delivery to Hiway Stabilizers.
J.G Civil’s new LW180K ready for work in Silverdale.
Our first batch of XC9 series loaders for New Zealand are on their way. The standard specification includes Cummins QSB engines, ZF automatic transmissions, ride control, radial tyres, quick hitches and Lincoln greasing.