One might think all would be quiet now that the “dust” is beginning to settle on interim Tier 4 and Final Tier 4 doesn’t take effect for most off-road equipment until the 2013 – 2015 timeframe, depending on horsepower.
G-Series Excavators The direct result of ongoing collaboration between excavator customers and Deere engineers, John Deere has launched three new G-Series Excavators featuring IT4-certified engines, more power and cab improvements to increase visibility.
John Deere Construction & Forestry announced April 7 that it has been awarded the Common Ground Alliance’s (CGA) President’s Corporate Award of Excellence for promoting the Alliance and the 811 “call-before-you-dig” safety program.
The PowerTech E 6.8L engine is the first John Deere engine to carry both Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 3 Emergency Stationary and European Union (EU) Stage III A certification, with dual frequency ratings of 1,800 and 1,500 rpm.
John Deere has added an Interim Tier 4 (IT4) engine option for its 744K 4WD loader. The John Deere PowerTech 9.0-L IT4 diesel engine uses cooled exhaust gas recirculation technology to meet emissions regulations while producing 304 hp.