JCB Introduces world’s first Backhoe Loader with an (AMT)



JCB India Limited, India’s leading manufacturer of Earthmoving and Construction Equipment, showcased an exciting line up of innovative and intelligent machines at the 9th edition of Excon 2017 in Bangalore.

Known for products with state-of-the-art technology and innovation in design, JCB India is now leveraging digital technology by integrating Big Data and Internet of Things in its products and services. The new range of intelligent machines exhibit the blend of technology and digital innovation to meet the demand for world class machines to build India’s Next Gen Infrastructure.

JCB Introduces the world’s first Backhoe Loader with an Automated Manual Transmission (AMT)

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vipin Sondhi, MD and CEO, JCB India Limited said “We are, as always, delighted to be a part of Excon, South Asia’s largest Construction Equipment Exhibition. Through continual innovation, range of intelligent machines is being used in infrastructure projects, and not only in India, but also in over 85 countries where JCB’s ‘Made in India’ machines have been exported to.

JCB at its exhibition area had a dedicated “Livelink Zone” which was set up to provide a Virtual Reality tour on JCB’s Innovation & Future Telematics Technology. It gave visitors a real-time experience of the new features of its advanced telematics technology – Livelink.

JCB India is the first manufacturer in the world to offer Easy Shift AMT on a Backhoe Loader. It allows gear shifting to take place with no operator effort through a rotating knob below steering wheel thus, replacing the gear lever. This facilitates ease of operation, a rested operator and also ensures better productivity.

JCB Introduces the world’s first Backhoe Loader with an Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) and its largest Made in India 38 Ton Tracked Excavator at Excon 2017

This new Backhoe Loader is packed with 30 new innovative features, including 15 industry firsts, and five World’s first such as an SOS switch, Economy and Power Mode, Guide me home, Smart App machine Diagnostics.

The Loader Productivity Management System (LPMS) in the JCB455ZX helps in real time monitoring of individual weight of loaded bucket, Total Accumulated Weight, Tare weight, and Number of loaded buckets. Its integration with JCB LiveLink is another Industry First that is used to transmit the monitored value to server for analytics and report generation.

JCB Skid Steers are the world’s safest Skid Steers as they come with a unique side door entry. This compact and versatile machine is available in two variants – the 135 and the 155. Skid Steers are ideal to operate in urban infrastructure applications or for narrow and areas which space is a restriction.

JCB also showcased its state-of-the-art range of ecoMAX engine – 6 cylinder mechanical and 4 cylinder Common rail NA. JCB began manufacturing engines in India in 2011 at its state-of-the-art engine facility at

Delhi – NCR. The ecoMAX engine is the first engine in India that has been developed exclusively for off highway applications and is available in a wide range of naturally aspirated and turbo-charged variants. Today, over 1,50,000 of these ‘Made in India’ engines are operating successfully in the Indian market.

JCB Consumer Products along with its state-of-the-art range of Handtools, and Powertools were also on display. The range of JCB shoes, apparels and items were on display.



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