Komatsu's bulldozer D65 has undergone a full-scale model change for the first time in 22 years into a new model D65-12. This new model bulldozer has been developed to comply with the company's desired design philosophy “Friendly to People, Kind to People”. A “Revolutionary” advancement was achieved in comparison with the conventional ones which were developed and improved by producers' focus on productivity and economical efficiency.This model change not only has allowed production of a new-age bulldozer equipped with “Strength” and “Friendly to People”, but also has created a new turning point in Komatsu's bulldozer development. To realize this new bulldozer development, a number of new technologies and patents have been devised and put to practical use. This paper presents Komatsu's design philosophy and major new bulldozer technologies put to practical use.