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 2010

In evaluating products for the Top 100, Construction Equipment editors look for advances in technology, new product lines, significant improvements to existing products, or a product that increases competition in its field. Below you'll find our choices for Top New Products of 2010, including earthmoving, paving, lifting, trucks and more. Top 100 2013 | Top 100 2012 | Top 100 2011 | Top 100 2009

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New to North America, Wirtgen introduced two concrete pavers that serve smaller, specialized jobs.

On the exhaust of the Cummins 6.7-liter Turbo Diesel option in Ram heavy-duty pickups, a diesel particulate filter and an adsorber catalyst to reduce oxides of nitrogen (NOx) satisfy EPA’s 2010 on-road diesel emissions limits.

Boxed-steel frames and burly new suspensions push maximum towing capacity of the Sierra 3500HD to 20,000 pounds.

A model size has been added to Jomac’s telescopic and articulating crane product lines.

GM introduced a new frame and suspension that would boost the Chevy Silverado heavy-duty pickups and GMC Sierra HDs to the top of Class 2 for payload and conventional-hitch towing capacity.

Blogs

Big Iron
Equipment manufacturers recognize the realities facing them as demand for replacement machines starts to heighten: End-users will not readily accept price increases.
Big Iron
George Ellis explains how Terex Construction has shifted its distribution strategy to rental.
Big Iron
When highway bill time comes, remember that your president hung you out to dry on Keystone…in the name of a handful of alarmists.
Big Iron
Gwenne Henricks explains how Caterpillar's Innovations Lab will address customer needs.

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From the editors 

Rod Sutton @rodsutton
#Telematics data will eventually go into databases, bcz it will be useful to the organization, not just the fleet. ...
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Calling BS on munis... http://t.co/796FMPGdJE
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Rod Sutton @rodsutton
1/2: Drivers use apps that detect unmarked red-light cameras that munis say improve public safety...or are they just revenue-generators?
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