JCB India presents backhoe loader with AMT
JCB India introduced first backhoe loader with 5 world’s first features, including an Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) called Easy Shift. It also showcased an exciting line up of innovative and intelligent machines at EXCON 2017.
Vipin Sondhi, MD & CEO, JCB India said “Through continual innovation, range of intelligent machines is being used in infrastructure projects, and not only in India, but also in over 85 countries where JCB’s ‘Made in India’ machines have been exported to. We have made the iconic JCB Backhoe Loader even better with the introduction of in-line with our philosophy of being a Full Range Infrastructure Equipment Partner, we have also introduced our largest ‘Made in India’ machine – the JCB 380LC, a 38T Tracked Excavator.”
“Innovation has always been the cornerstone of JCB’s philosophy. On the back of this year’s theme of ‘Smart Technologies: Fuelling the Next Generation Infra’, we have introduced smart and digitally enhanced technologies in our products and services. We are stepping up our offerings to provide the latest solutions based on the evolving customer trends through customer centric apps and by integrating Internet of Things through our advanced Telematics Technology, Livelink,” he said.
JCB India is the first manufacturer in the world to offer Easy Shift AMT on a Backhoe Loader. It allows gear shifting to take place with no operator effort through a rotating knob below steering wheel thus, replacing the gear lever. This facilitates ease of operation, a rested operator and also ensures better productivity.
This new Backhoe Loader is packed with 30 new innovative features, including 15 industry firsts, and five World’s first such as an SOS switch, Economy and Power Mode, Guide me home, Smart App machine Diagnostics.
Being a full range infrastructure equipment partner, JCB also introduced an all new 38T Tracked Excavator with two variants – the JCB 380LC Xtra and the JCB 380LC Quarry Master (QM). The JCB380LCQM offers 16% Higher Lifting Capacity owing to a combination of high hydraulic power and high operating weight and provides 6% more output while handling blocks. The JCB Dieselmax engine return a 3% high fuel efficiency and generates high torque at low speed to suit the job needs.
Excon also saw JCB introducing its range of Livelink enabled Diesel Gensets. The new range of diesel generators is designed to meet user requirements in terms of performance, serviceability, strength, safety and space. On display was the comprehensive range of world class Gensets ranging from 125kVA to 200kVA.