Got a material-handling application that demands extra agility and ability? There's a John Deere loader for that. Built on the highly reliable platform of its predecessors, the enhanced utility 444K Loader is loaded with even more customer-inspired productivity- and uptime-increasing features. Its EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV PowerTech™ diesel engine enables it to work, everywhere there's work, even in nonattainment areas. Plus, you'll continue to profit from unique advantages such as our one-of-a-kind Quad-Cool™ design for best-in-class service ease. And a solid-state electrical system with sealed-switch module for unsurpassed reliability and fingertip control of numerous machine functions. PowerShift™ torque-converter transmission on the 444K Loader employs Smart-Shift™ technology to continuously evaluate speed and load conditions, and adjusts clutch-pack engagement to suit.