Caterpillar unveiled a wide range of 24 new products and services during a two-day year-end press briefing Nov. 14 and 15 at Edwards Demonstration and Learning Center, outside of Peoria, Ill. This was the highest number of unveilings Cat has ever made during one press event, nearly doubling its previous high of 14. Here is a roundup of all of the new equipment introductions, design refinements and technological services. The new Cat D6 dozer now comes with a choice of electric drive (D6 XE), the world’s first high drive electric drive dozer, or fully automatic 4-speed transmission power train (D6). A redesigned purpose-built VPAT dozer offers high performance grading, while updated technology features help operators to be more productive from first pass to finish grade. Profitability is enhanced with up to 35 percent better fuel efficiency and reduced service and maintenance costs. At 215 hp and an operating weight range of 47,949 to 53,126 lbs., the new D6 replaces the versatile D6T bulldozer. The Cat 120 motorgrader features an all new operator station with steering control option, enhanced rear visibility and improved HVAC performance, expanded technology offerings and ...