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Are motors the tip of the iceberg when it comes to improving drivetrain efficiency?


Fueled by the introduction of more stringent IE efficiency classes, manufacturers are chasing headline efficiency figures that could only have been dreamed of just 10 years ago. There’s no denying that this is a positive thing for industry, but is motor efficiency just the tip of the iceberg?

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In this Issue - November 2016

The November 2016 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

 

SMART MINING : Mine operators hope that greater vehicle automation will lead to smarter mines that are safer and more productive

 

ALL-ELECTRIC VEHICLE : Many believe the days of mines having to contend with noisy, polluting diesel engines are numbered – which is why electric powertrain manufacturer artisan is now building its own vehicles

 

STAGE V UPDATE : How the move from stage IV to stage V emissions standards, tabled for 2019-2020, will pose further challenges for vehicle manufacturers

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In this Issue - Industrial Vehicle Technology International 2017 - Off Highway Edition

The Industrial Vehicle Technology International 2017 - Off-Highway Edition is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features:

 

SECTION 1 : ENGINES

 

SECTION 2 : POWERTRAIN

 

SECTION 3 : FLUID POWER

 

SECTION 4 : ELECTRONICS

 

SECTION 5 : ERGONOMICS & STYLING

 

SECTION 6 : MANUFACTURING & EXHIBITIONS

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In this Issue - Advanced Lift-Truck Technology International 2016

The Advanced Lift-Truck Technology International 2016 Showcase is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

 

INTERNET OF THINGS: The Internet of Things is rapidly changing how trucks, and their users, operate. The days of the forklift truck being a humble handling device could soon be a distant memory

 

OEM INTERVIEW: Bearing in mind the Toyota principles of kaizen and muda, it seemed logical to integrate separate interviews concerning the future of material handling with two of its main men into one (albeit two-part) feature

 

CASE STUDY: Adopting the latest synchronous reluctance motor technology, Jungheinrich’s EKX 514-516 combi stacker performs astonishing feats of strength and endurance

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