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Caterpillar Inc. is unveiling the first innovative AC electric drive track-type tractor in the industry. The revolutionary electric drive system developed for track-type tractors gives the D7E an unmatched balance of power, efficiency, control and maneuverability. The new product demonstrates Caterpillar's commitment to the industry with a machine that does more work and consumes less fuel and parts while providing lower operating costs.