Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and its partners – Telia and Ericsson – have launched Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use and will use the technology to test remote-controlled machines and autonomous solutions, making it one of the first in the world to do so.

JCB says its new 455ZX loader, powered by its award-winning Tier 2 six-cylinder Dieselmax 672 engine, delivers a fuel efficiency benefit of more than 15 per cent against leading competitors in early testing.

Caterpillar has introduced the latest product update package for its M Series Medium wheel loaders (950M–982M), which includes several technology advances.

Case Construction Equipment will be showcasing a range of loaders and other equipment at this year’s bauma in Germany, in dedicated segments such as quarrying, recycling, urban construction and road building. The leading construction equipment showcase will be held this month (April 8 to 14) in Munich.

Doosan’s new DL280-5 wheel loader will be showcased in its full waste industry configuration at bauma 2019 exhibition this month (April 8 to 14) in Germany, offering a dedicated design for waste and recycling and general industrial applications.