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iVT is 25!

We mark the beginning of a year of celebrations with a quick look back at our very first magazine. NEXT ISSUE: June 2018 is an Anniversary Special. Don’t miss it!

Case study: The Mecalac e12

One of the most important vehicles to make its debut at April’s intermat Paris exhibition will be Mecalac’s all-electric excavator, the e12. It’s not simply a prototype, but a machine predicted to reach market in 2019

What you need to know about 3D printing

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) presents three key points to consider when looking to make use of 3D printing in the industrial vehicle market.

The assorted approaches to Stage V

Stage V emissions regulations put identical constraints on all off-highway engines sold in Europe – but there is still plenty to differentiate the main manufacturers

When artificial intelligence meets the construction industry

The potential for artificial intelligence – or AI – is high on the social agenda. Seemingly, everyone from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to Tesla CEO Elon Musk has an opinion on the impact of AI on our everyday lives. But how will the technology of today impact the construction of tomorrow?

Forty years of forklifts: reflections on the past and predictions for the future

Following retirement from his most recent role as senior product marketing manager for Hyster UK and receiving a lifetime achievement award at the 2017 Fork Lift Truck Association Awards in March, David Rowell looks back on the developments he witnessed over 44 years in the materials handling industry, and shares his thoughts about the future.

Case study: Hyundai HL975

Hyundai has just launched its first-ever wheel loader with a 6.3 cubic yard bucket – plugging a gap in its 9-series range. iVT got an exclusive look at the launch of this  all-new machine at conexpo in las vegas, earlier this year