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The rise of the telehandler

If the backhoe was the original multipurpose machine, then its successor is almost certainly the telehandler. James Reed, Perkins' general sales manager for global OEMs, explains why their popularity is reaching new heights.

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Interview with Michel
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Interview with Michel
Meet Perkins’ Corey Berry

“Up to half of all the diesel engines built every year are installed in equipment destined for the rental industry. That’s a huge opportunity wrapped up in an even bigger challenge.” 

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Standby Power
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Standby Power
Designing engines for standby power

In the fiercely competitive backup power market, engine manufacturers need to continually power forward on engine innovation and design. 

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Data in Construction
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Data in Construction
Giving voice to agricultural machinery

Policy. Sustainability. Disruptive technology. Climate change. We talk to CEMA to find out how the industry is responding.

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Powering Telecoms
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Powering Telecoms
Is soil carbon agriculture’s secret weapon?

How agriculture might change its methods to become more climate- and environment-friendly.

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Why AI could become the most essential tool in construction

Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled technologies provide an opportunity for construction companies to increase efficiency across their entire value chain. 

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Service tips: Engine coolant
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Service tips: Engine coolant
Did you know?

Many of today’s Perkins diesel engines are very different from previous generations. We have created a short quiz designed to help understand the changes and the technologies behind the latest engines.

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Help your engine run better longer
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Help your engine run better longer
Performance under pressure

A diesel engine is an amazing piece of engineering that harnesses internal forces to power many machines. 

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Winter diesel dos and don’ts

Understand why your engine is harder to start when it’s cold, and what you can do to minimise the inconvenience.

DOS AND DON'TS
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