Caterpillar India has announced the launch of its new backhoe loader. Over the past few years, the Cat-« 424B backhoe loader designed for the Indian market and customer requirements have been recognised as best-in-class performance, productivity and durability. In this new product, further design improvements have been made to deliver significant improvement in fuel consumption.
´We continue to invest and improve on our 424B to better serve our customers in India which continues to be the largest backhoe market in the world. Fuel cost represents nearly 50 percent of the operating cost for customers here. Imagine what a 20 percent reduction in fuel consumption will deliver to the bottom line,´ said Silvana Godelaine, World Wide General Manager for Caterpillar Backhoe Products.
Ramesh Tipirneni, Country Manager, Caterpillar India said, ´We are the global leader in the construction equipment and mining products and have developed world-class R&D and product development center and factory operations here in India. We have been actively leveraging our capability in India to support our global business By increasing its manufacturing footprint to India, Caterpillar aims to provide Indian customers one of the most reliable and sought after heavy-duty vehicles thus ensuring completion of their construction jobs in a highly efficient and productive manner.