We attended the Con-Ex show in Las Vegas last week. The star of the XCMG stand was the battery electric XGE105 with 67t capacity. This model will soon offer a robotic battery swapping option for continuous use.
The brochure is here:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hnl40nuwrrj19tr/XGE105.pdf?dl=0

The most “out there” offering from the other manufacturers was this autonomous electric concept loader from Volvo. The design inspiration came from a children’s Lego competition.

Back in New Zealand the Ghella Abergeldie JV E700 tippers are now out working on Watercare’s Central Interceptor project.


Milk-E taking part in the recent Auckland Pride parade.

The first two XC918EV loaders have arrived in New Zealand. After viewing all the competitors electric loaders at Con-Expo it was pleasing to see how far ahead of the pack XCMG remain.

You drive these most of the time with accelerator only as the regeneration is very strong. Here is a video at our workshop, not using the brakes.
https://youtu.be/8j2_23zryFQ

Our first waste guarded XC968EV with it’s 6cbm bucket and solid tyres ready for delivery to Green Gorilla.

A video of waterproofing testing of the XC968EV in the washbay at the factory:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFXvznpwsUI

Liming Zheng has joined Etrucks as a lead electric truck technician after many years as an auto electrician in New Zealand. Mr Lee has a strong background in lithium battery technology. He can be contacted on 022 6728179 or lee@etrucks.co.nz

Introducing Guoqiang (George) Zheng our new Parts Manager at Landex and Etrucks. George can be contacted on 0220 371544 or parts@landex.co.nz or parts @etrucks.co.nz

XCMG’s all new landfill and roading compactor. The fully hydrostatic 36t machine feature twin joystick controls and a 352kW Weichai. There are plans to develop this model as a swappable battery EV

A self leveling lithium battery X10 crawler boom being delivered to EZ Step

XCMG’s new generation lithium battery electric forklifts have an exceptional turning circle.
 
The fully electric XC6-2506E telehandler with exhibition paint