Caterpillar’s new Cat D6 XE dozer is fitted with an innovative Electric Drive power train that converts power from the diesel engine to electricity to drive the machine – this video gives an overview of how it works. It does away with the need for gears, delivering what Caterpillar says is the most efficient way to put power to the ground, with unprecedented fuel efficiency and ease of operation.
Tom is editor of ivtinternational.com and iVT magazine. During his 20 year career in journalism Tom has worked for a diverse range of titles including Men's Health and Cosmopolitan. He also edits iVT's UKi Media & Events stablemate Traffic Technology International.