Equipment Selection

THE BOTTOM LINE ON INNOVATION

Rising fuel costs have become a growing challenge for profitability. So, we’ve made improving fuel efficiency a high priority, putting our best innovators to work on the challenge. Using a systems approach, we find the most efficient combinations of components, electronics and power. Integration enables everything—from work tools to brakes—to work together as an optimized system. The results are powerful, fuel-efficient machines that can build your bottom line.

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Fuel-saving features deliver big returns

Take a look at some of our most fuel-efficient models: the 966M XE wheel loader, 336E H excavator and D6T Tier 4 Final dozer. Each is equipped with innovative features that help you work harder and faster while using less fuel. From integrated power trains and high-efficiency hydraulics to automatic engine controls and optional Cat® GRADE technologies, these features drive big improvements in productivity and fuel efficiency.

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OPERATOR TECHNIQUE

Operator driving machine

Find out why investing in training can cut fuel use by 10-12% percent and help you attract and retain skilled operators.

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IDLE TIME

Machine ignition

Idle time is probably costing you more than you think. Take a closer look at the total cost of idle time and see how other equipment owners are reducing it.

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TECHNOLOGY

Machine ignition

Discover how tracking and using a few key pieces of machine data can help you improve fuel efficiency and profitability.

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JOBSITE SETUP

Operator driving machine

Set up the jobsite right and you’ll boost productivity and burn less fuel. Learn how Caterpillar can help you increase efficiency by 15% or more.

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KNOW WHAT YOU BURN AND WHAT YOU EARN?

Use the Cat Fuel Efficiency Tool to learn your fuel efficiency, average fuel burn compared to others in your region, plus tips to cut costs and increase efficiency.

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Caterpillar pays you back

We're so sure of what you can do with 160+ new Cat machines, we¹re putting money on it. Get more with new Cat machines: fuel consumption and parts availability guarantees, plus free monthly fleet reports.

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