Ideanomics opens electric tractor factory in California
The US-American company Ideanomics, which specializes in electric utility vehicles, has commissioned what it claims is the largest assembly plant for electric tractors in North America. The plant in Windsor, California, has the capacity to produce 4,100 electric tractors annually.
Foxconn to build electric tractors for Monarch in the USA
The Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn will in future also build electric tractors and batteries for them in the USA. An agreement now concluded with tractor supplier Monarch Tractor provides for Monarch’s MK-V series electric tractors to be built at the Foxconn plant in Ohio from 2023.
Gridtractor debuts SaaS model to charge electric tractors
The new startup Gridtractor just launched in California to develop charging technology and energy management services for electric tractors and heavy farm equipment. In concrete terms, Gridtractor will help farmers integrate electric charging and V2G technology into their operations through a new SaaS model.
Australian startup H2X to build FCEVs
The Australian start-up H2X is planning a series of locally produced fuel cell vehicles. The first vehicle from the newly founded company from New South Wales is a hydrogen fuel cell-powered SUV called Snowy to be launched in 2022.
Kubota impresses with AI operated e-tractor
With a concept that looks like out of a Transformers movie, the Japanese manufacturer Kubota provides a glimpse into the future of agriculture. The company claims to be a pioneer in introducing smart technologies in farming.
ZF presents electric solutions for agriculture
At the Agritechnica trade fair this month in Hannover, Germany, ZF has just presented its electrification solutions for the agriculture sector, among other things. These include the integrated Terra+ generator system, a solution for high- and low-voltage systems for continuously variable tractor transmissions of the Terramatic series.
Electric-powered tractor by Fendt (Video)
The German manufacturer is currently putting its electric compact tractor e100 Vario on display at the Agritechnica in Hannover. Ahead of the model’s market launch in the upcoming year, Fendt has released a video clip of the tractor and gives some technical details.