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New steering tech for heavy equipment saves fuel, ups efficiency

September 23, 2013

Monika Ivantysynova and Naseem Daher Researchers at Purdue University have shown how to reduce fuel consumption while improving the efficiency of hydraulic steering systems in heavy construction equipment. Full Story

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