Caterpillar’s dozer in the desert


Extreme heat testing can brutally expose the weaknesses of a vehicle. Watch as Caterpillar put its new D8T dozer equipped with a C15 Acert engine through its paces out in the searing desert sun. Compared to its relative the D8R, it pushes 13% more material with each pass, while its 10.3 meter blade is the largest in its class.

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James joined the Industrial Vehicle Technology International team in 2017. Previously he was Assistant Editor on an engineering title for several years and has worked for various other trade magazines before that. James is happily married and has a young daughter and son who keep him busy.

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