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John Deere to release new Diesel/Electric Loader

Posted by Green Fun Store on 3/24/2011 to Current News/Events of John Deere
John Deere unveiled a new 9-cubic-yard diesel/electric hybrid 944K wheel loader set for launch by the company in 2013, according to ForConstructionPros.com.

In addition to the 944K, Deere will also unleash a new diesel and electric version of its 644K loader for 2012. The system looks to revolutionize an already advanced like of the company's products.

"In addition to fewer emissions, customers asked for durability, fuel efficiency and reduced tire wear," John Chesterman, product marketing manager for four-wheel-drive loaders with John Deere, said in a statement. "We've responded with a loader that incorporates four modular, independent wheel drives with electronic traction control."

The new model will use electric traction with the help of two generators that power drives an electric motor connected to a final drive on each wheel, according to the news outlet. The addition of new traction control will also provide stability on rough terrain and make farm life that much easier. For the 644K model, Deere utilized a slightly different strategy - the company placed the powertrain behind the engine, which turns a transmission input shaft.  

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