The Tier 4-Final L250H wheel loader from Volvo can achieve up to 18 percent better fuel economy with proprietary OptiShift transmission technology, according to the company. OptiShift technology combines the company’s patented Reverse By Braking (RBB) technology and a torque converter with lock-up to eliminate power losses and reduce fuel consumption. Automatic Power Shift and Fully Automatic Power Shift shift the machine gears in line with engine and travel speed. The 394-horsepower L250H will load a 25-ton tri-axle on-highway truck in two passes—two full buckets for one full truck.
March 11, 2014