JCB India Introduces Its New Range of CEV Stage IV compliant Wheeled Construction Equipment Vehicles

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Jaipur, 27thJuly 2021: Indias leading manufacturer of Construction Equipment Vehicles, JCB India, on Tuesday launched its all-new range of CEV Stage IV compliant Wheeled Construction Equipment vehicles. The launch of these specialized vehicles makes JCB Indias first company to introduce CEV Stage IV Emission Standard across its range of Wheeled Construction Equipment Vehicles.

The range includes the 3DX Plus and the 4DX Backhoe Loaders, the VM117 Soil Compactor, the 530-70 Telehandler and the 530-110 Telehandler, all with Engines compliant with CEV Stage IV Emission Standard emission norms. For bulk handling, three new Wheeled Loaders, the 433-4, the 437-4 and the 455-4 were also launched with new, energy efficient engines.

At an event held at Jaipur, the CEO and Managing Director of JCB India, Deepak Shetty said, “Sustainable growth has always been one of the cornerstone of our operations. We welcome the introduction of CEV Stage IV Emission Standards for Wheeled Construction Equipment Vehicles. This new range is our strong commitment towards the environment and sustainability. In addition to being lower in emissions, these machines are also more fuel-efficient, thus reducing the total cost of ownership of the equipment”

The machines come with JCBs advanced Telematics technology called JCB Live Link. This revolutionary technology gives real-time updates about the machines performance, its operating and health parameters in addition to its location. They can be geo-fenced, time-fenced and can be located through GPS. To date, approximately 1,80,000 Live Link enabled JCB machines have been sold. This technology has changed the way customers manage their fleet. 

Furthermore, JCBs Intelli-Diagnostic technology helps in accurate fault-finding through a digital interface. Additionally, Genuine Parts can also be ordered online through the JCB Parts Mobile Application.   

Deepak Shetty went on to say, “With infrastructure projects requiring round-the-clock operations, we realized the importance of our customers being able to remain in touch with their fleet at all times. JCB Livelink has made that possible. Our investments in integrating digital technology in our products have made the experience of owning a JCB product truly world-class, and this will only increase in the times to come”

The event took place at JCB Indias state of the art factory at Jaipur. Commissioned in the year 2014, it is JCBs youngest manufacturing facility in India and makes Backhoe Loaders, Mini Excavators, Skid Steers, Telehandlers and the new Access range of machines.

“Many of the products launched today are going to be manufactured at JCB Jaipur. We are proud to have created a young, vibrant and gender diverse manufacturing facility where all job roles are gender-neutral. Currently, almost 35% of the workforce on the shop floor comprises of women, and machines manufactured in Jaipur are exported to over 55 countries. The facility is built around a strong Sustainability model as it has Zero Discharge and makes ample use of Solar Power” added Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director of JCB India.

The transition from BS(III) to CEV Stage IV Emission Standards requires a significant step-up in technology and JCB continued its investments despite the Pandemic. Various programs have been undertaken by the company in developing skills across its Product Support network over the past few months to ensure that customers get world-class product support. The machines have been Engineered in India, keeping in mind the need of Indian customers. They have been tested and validated across the country for almost 1,00,000 hours. 

The new Backhoe Loader range has the new 3DX Plus, 3DX Super, 3DX Xtra & 4DX to address the needs of a variety of applications and come with over 30 innovative features. The new 3DX plus is 7% more fuel-efficient and has up to 8% higher digging forces for better performance. For example, in the Plus mode, the machine has 25% more excavator productivity, when compared to the Economy mode. With a 15% lower maintenance cost, the new 3DX plus provides excellent return on investment. The 4DX Backhoe Loader on the other hand is 12% more fuel-efficient and comes with a Smooth Ride System (SRS), AMT & servo controls on Excavator end as standard fixtures.

Of the three Wheeled Loading Shovels introduced, the 433-4 comes with a JCB ecoMax 444 engine and ZF axles & transmission. With an output improved up to 8% and an enhanced fuel efficiency of up to 10%, than earlier models, this new machine is also lower on maintenance and comes with a cabin which is 15% larger.

The larger 437-4 is fitted with a JCB 448 ecoMax engine and a ZF Germany WG 130 transmission. The new model is up to 10% more fuel-efficient as compared to the outgoing model and has a bigger cabin for operator comfort and the innovations add up to a lower maintenance cost. 

The 455-4 has a Cummins engine, ZF Germany Axles and a WG 190 Transmission. With an increased output of up to 5% in Power mode and fuel efficiency up by 10%, this machine is designed to perform in demanding conditions. 

JCB also introduced the new VM 117 Soil compactor which is powered by a 55 kW JCB ecoMax 444 engine, without the need for engine after-treatment. The machine is up to 10% more fuel-efficient as compared to the previous model. It has high productivity, reliability and operator comfort that make it a preferred choice for compaction needs

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