JCB unveils its hydrogen world first

JCB’S £100 million project to produce super-efficient hydrogen engines was given its international debut at ConExpo. A team of 150 engineers is working on the pioneering initiative to develop hydrogen combustion engines — more than 50 prototypes have already been manufactured at JCB’s UK engine plant. On 14 March the wraps came off the brand-new […]

15/03/2023 - 14:58 pm

Output reduced as JCB assesses Chinese supply chain impact

JCB have announced that the company is set to reduce production levels at UK factories, due to anticipated component shortages from Chinese suppliers impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.  The move will mean a shorter working week for around 4,000 JCB and agency shop floor employees from Monday (February 17th). This follows an immediate suspension of […]

15/02/2020 - 08:44 am

Growth Stalled after JCB’s Record Results for 2018

In 2018 JCB set new records for turnover, machine sales and earnings as global markets for construction equipment and agricultural machinery remained strong, however, this growth has now stalled, with many markets softening this year. UK-based JCB said that its sales turnover in 2018 rose by 22% to £4.1 billion (2017: £3.35 billion), while machine […]

05/09/2019 - 12:18 pm

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