Komatsu has a new wheel loader and the WA480-8 is its name. In addition to a larger bucket, a 15% more fuel-efficient engine and an auto-digging mode, the machine also has a larger torque converter compared to the outgoing model it replaces. Watch this video to find out why it is so beneficial.
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