Hitachi Construction Machinery is fitting Deutz engines on some of its wheel loaders for the US and Japanases markets.
Hitachi has began fitting its ZW100 and ZW120 series wheel loaders with Deutz TCD 3.6 engines in April.
Deutz called the partnership and opportunity to expand its international presence, particularly into the Japanese market. The ZW100 and ZW120 series loaders are sold in the USand Japanese markets.
The TCD 3.6 engine generates between 74 and 120 horsepower at 2,300 rpm. It uses a modular exhaust aftertreatment system which can be mounted on the engine as an option. The engine meets Tier 4 Interim emissions standards using an oxidizing catalytic converter.