CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V., has launched new fuel efficient new backhoe loaders and compactors for the construction and road building industries. The equipments were first showcased at Excon 2013, event held at Bengaluru in Karnataka during November 2013. The new series of Case backhoe loaders comprises three models—770 EX, 770 EX magnum and 851 EX—ranging from 76 hp to 96 hp. The 1107 DX Vibratory Soil Compactor which completes the compactor line-up with the upgraded 752 and the smaller 450 DX.
Fabrizio Cepollina, Vice President, APAC, CNH Industrial Construction Equipment, is positive about the steady growth of the construction equipment market in the Asia Pacific region. He said, “With the aim of improving CNH Industrial’s presence in these strategic markets in India, we are investing in our product development and manufacturing facilities to support the growing demands of our customers in the region.”
The OD19, the brand new EX series backhoe loaders, is entirely developed in the country to match the specific needs of the Indian construction market. The EX series backhoe loaders run a powerful and reliable S8000 engine, developed by FPT Industrial. The engine features an air after cooler system that increases the density of the intake air, improving efficiency and decreasing fuel consumption. The powerful performance and fast response time coupled with fuel savings of up to 13 per cent make it the most fuel efficient engine in the market.
More than 1,20,000 units of this proven engine have been produced at the CNH Industrial manufacturing facility in Greater Noida to power equipment for a variety of applications, including agricultural tractors.