The latest news from across the industry that ‘got us talking’
Welcome to this weeks round-up of ‘what’s got us talking’, a collection of topical industry news from both our marine and industrial sectors.
CARABINIERI PATROL BOAT WITH TRANSFLUID HYBRID SYSTEM
The FSD N800 HY Carabinieri’s patrol boat, the fourth Italian military/police force, completely independent and fully equipped with air force, land force and navy, was present at the 2021 Venice Boat Show enjoying great success. The supply of almost twenty FSD N800 HY offshore patrol boats has been assigned to Ferretti Security Division and sees the first boats already operational in the Italian seas.
Volvo CE Tests Remote-Controlled High-Lift Wheel Loader Over 5G Network
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) reports it is the first company in the world to test a remote-controlled High-lift wheel loader over a 5G network in a complex forestry application – in a bid to develop safer, more productive timber processes and explore its potential as an enabler for automation.
MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY TRACTORS ON THE HORIZON
Environmental protection and sustainability have been a concern for the general public for several years. While cars and air travel were initially the focus of public debate, attention has now shifted to agriculture and diesel-powered farm machinery. Some ideas that have been suggested include giant batteries, wired machines or climate-neutral fuel. And the list of ideas for more environmentally friendly agriculture is long.
TEVVA: THE ESSEX COMPANY GEARING UP TO MAKE ELECTRIC TRUCKS
Asher Bennet, the founder of Tevva, believes he has cracked the challenge of extending the life of batteries in electric vehicles