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Hawthorne Rentals Opens New Location in Chula Vista, CA

Great Selection of Low Hour, Tier 4 Cat Machines and Allied Brands Available

San Diego, CA – – With the opening of the new San Diego location, Hawthorne Rentals now has three convenient rental locations in Chula Vista, Lakeside, and San Marcos. Hawthorne Rentals offers the largest Tier 4 construction rental fleet in San Diego County with over 420 Tier 4 Final and Interim units currently available. Hawthorne Rentals will continue to add additional Tier 4 rental units throughout 2014.

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MP318 & MP324 Multi-Processors | New Performance Standard

Caterpillar recently announced the introduction of a new generation of multi-processors for Cat® Hydraulic Excavators.

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Rental Generators Provide the Power You Need

Hawthorne Power Systems offers a great selection of Caterpillar diesel powered mobile generators ranging from 3.5 kW to 2000 kW. Rental gensets are available on trailers for easy transportation and quick dispatch and installation. Each generator includes an on-board fuel tank that can be equipped with paralleling capability, auto start/stop controls, and dual voltage.

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Lease or Own | Which Option is Right for You?

Owning or leasing construction equipment is a big decision.

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Caterpillar Expands Medium Wheel Loaders Product Line

Caterpillar recently introduced two new wheel loaders to its product line of M Series® Medium Wheel Loaders. The new 980M and 982M are equipped with US EPA Tier 4 Final ACERT engines that delivering the same Cat performance you're used to. The 982M comes standard with  newly redesigned features for improved productivity in sand, gravel and rock applications.

Productivity and fuel efficiency features

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Choosing the Right B Series Utility Compactor

In the market for a new utility compactor for your next paving project? Cat B Series® Utility Compactors offer complete solutions from every angle. Outstanding comfort, visibility, maneuverability, compaction performance combined with unmatched dealer support make the Cat B Series Utility Compactor the best option for all of your paving needs.

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Cat 336E H Hybrid Excavator's New Hybrid System

The new Cat® 336E H Hybrid Excavator is equipped with the latest hybrid technology designed to lower operating costs and reduce the carbon footprint. The hydraulic hybrid system still delivers the same reliability, durability and power you are used to while increasing your machine's operating efficiency.

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Video | Air Filter Inspection & Maintenance

Jeff Payne, Caterpillar Preventative Maintenance Instructor, discusses the importance of performing routine maintenance checks on your equipment's air filter. In his video, Jeff suggests that you service your machine's air filter when dirt reaches the red line on the air filter indicator. To clean your air filter, simply remove it from its housing and use low-pressure compressed air to remove the dirt and dust.

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