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By A.J. Roan
Metal Tech News 

Komatsu's new E-powertrain mining truck

Boasts highest-in-class horsepower at lower costs, emissions Metal Tech News - June 30, 2023


Last updated 7/3/2023 at 12:47pm

Komatsu’s latest 980E-5SE electric mining haul truck in the field.


From its high-horsepower diesel engine and electric-drive powertrain to the ergonomically designed operator cab, the 980E-5SE has been engineered for increased productivity, upgraded driving experience, and reduced carbon footprint.

Leveraging its world-class heavy equipment and technology expertise, Komatsu has introduced the 980E-5SE, which boasts the highest-in-class horsepower available on an ultra-class mining truck.

Given the stringent nature of weight to energy consumption, mining haul trucks may be the perfect model to work out the heavy-duty kinks in electric components – if it can run a vehicle expected to ope...

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