New Holland Agriculture drives forward its sustainable agenda  

New Holland Agriculture is driving forward its Clean Energy Leader strategy, consolidating its leadership in alternative fuels and extending its scope with innovative solutions in the Specialty sector. Carlo Lambro, New Holland Brand President, said, “We have pioneered sustainable, innovative solutions for ...Read more

Solectrac launches reservation program for its electric tractors

Solectrac Inc., North America's first manufacturer and distributor of quiet, zero-emission electric tractors came to the attention of the marketplace last year with their very successful crowdfunding campaign, followed by double investments from Ideanomics. Solectrac is taking reservations for its 40 HP...Read more

Kubota invests $20 Mn in flying fruit-picking robot manufacturer Tevel

 Following a year dominated by the turmoil and uncertainty concerning the Covid-19 pandemic, Kubota has turned its eye to the future and invested in a ‘Series B’ venture funding investment round totalling $20 million for Tevel, who make flying autonomous fruit-picking robots for the harvesting seg...Read more

Yanmar upgrades ‘Robot Tractor Series’ in Japan

Yanmar Agribusiness Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Yanmar Holdings has announced the upgrades of its autonomous tractor series, which are capable of full or partially autonomous work. The new versions will go on sale in Japan from April 1, 2021. Recent years have seen an increase in large-scale farming in Japan, brou...Read more

TAFE launches Dynatrack series high performance agri tractors

World’s third-largest tractor manufacturer, Chennai-based TAFE – Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, has launched its new DYNATRACK series – an advanced range of tractors that offers dynamic performance, sophisticated technology, unmatched utility and versatility, all engineered into a single po...Read more

India’s first CNG tractor to be launched on Feb 12 to reduce farmers' fuel burden

India’s first-ever diesel Tractor, converted to CNG, will be formally launched by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on February 12, 2021. The conversion, carried out jointly by Rawmatt Techno Solutions and Tomasetto Achille India, will help farmers inc...Read more

Mahindra & Mahindra registers 50% growth in Jan tractor sales

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, has announced its tractor sales numbers for January 2021. Domestic sales in January 2021 were at 33,562 units, as against 22,329 units during January 2020. Total tractor sales (Dome...Read more

SIETZ 's Haryana-based new agri implements plant is operational  

SIETZ technologies India Pvt Ltd, commenced operations at its newly upgraded manufacturing plant at Prithla Industrial Area in Haryana expanding its capacity to manufacture wider range of its farm implement portfolio under SOILTECH brand. Equipped with state of the art technology the plant is aimed to expand SOILT...Read more

Escorts Ltd becomes only electric tractor manufacturer to receive CMVR certification in India

Escorts Ltd, India's leading engineering conglomerate, Agri machinery Division (EAM) has announced that the company has received Central Motors vehicles rules, 1989 (CMVR) certification in India for the electric tractor from Central Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute, Budni. Escorts limited is the firs...Read more

Cyberworks Robotics deploys world's first autonomous tow-tractors in industrial greenhouse

Canada-based Cyberworks Robotics has announced the initial sale of 18 autonomous (self-driving) tow-tractors to Fernlea greenhouse. This represents the first deployment of autonomous tractors in an industrial greenhouse anywhere in the world. The order represents the first batch of up to 90 autonomous tractor...Read more

Agri machinery magnate Helmut Claas no more

 Helmut Claas, long-time Managing Director, Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Shareholders' Committee of the CLAAS group, has died on January 5, 2021 at the age of 94. His death has come as a great shock. Along with the family and all of the relatives, not only are well over 11,000 employ...Read more

Sonalika launches ‘Field Ready Electric Tractor’

Sonalika, India’s fastest growing tractor brand has raised curtains from India’s first field ready electric tractor ‘Tiger Electric’. The latest technology marvel from the farmer centric brand has been designed in Europe and developed in-house with proven aggregates to deliver seamless powe...Read more