10/26/2009

Incoming Caterpillar CEO Douglas Oberhelman is leading efforts to adopt more environmentally friendly practices in the company. Caterpillar's diesel locomotives are now built with two engines -- one at 800 and one at 3,500 horsepower -- so that operators can switch to a lower-energy alternative when possible. Oberhelman advocates removing some of the government regulations on alternative fuels and green technologies to encourage their adoption.

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