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Deere 3Q 2014 Net Income Dips Year-on-Year

Global agricultural and construction machinery giant John Deere announced recently that its third-quarter (3Q) fiscal-year 2014 net income fell to $850.7 million, versus $996.5 million in 3Q FY 2013.

Technology

SMA Touts Largest Solar PV-Diesel Hybrid Power Plant

Germany-based SMA Solar Technology announced August 14 what it calls the “world’s largest” combination of diesel, solar-photovoltaic and battery storage for electric power in the Bolivian province of Pando, due for start-up at end-2014.

Technology

Heavy-Duty Tractor Fuel Savings From Volvo

Volvo Trucks announced August 14 that its 2016 model-year “VN” heavy-duty highway tractors will feature aerodynamic improvements delivering up-to 3.5% better fuel efficiency, while a new “XE-Adaptive” gearing and torque management option could add another 2.5% savings.

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U.S. EPA Alters Urea-SCR Refill Rule for Diesels

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced in the August 8 Federal Register a new rule that will force diesel engine makers to debut urea-selective catalytic reduction systems with mandatory urea (also known as diesel exhaust fluid, or “DEF”) refill schedules.

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