Caterpillar presents a new generation of compact and powerful machines with numerous types in the 1 to 2.1 ton and 7.7 to 10 ton classes. All are already equipped with Stage V engines. For the operator, the Next Generation mini-excavators offer comfortable access, plenty of space and an optional air conditioning system. The LCD monitor allows individual adjustment of the working hydraulics, activates the immobiliser, controls the radio, heating, ventilation and air conditioning. A brand new feature in this class is joystick steering.