We see clean diesel as absolutely fundamental to the future of the construction equipment sector and its key role at the heart of developing infrastructure. However, there are certain applications where quieter, zero emissions plant can be advantageous.
An Urban Answer
With increasing urbanisation, machines are operating more closely to people as well as digging underground, indoors, near hospitals and in food production environments. As a result, there is a new zero emissions sector emerging. It is for this reason JCB is at the forefront of alternative power development and why, at the Executive Hire Show earlier this year, we launched the ultra-quiet 19C-1E - JCB’s first fully electric mini digger.
As with any emerging technology, there are some common misconceptions about the electrification of plant and equipment. So here are ten things you should know about JCB’s new 19C-1E electric mini excavator model: