Topcon Precision AG, AGCO research autonomous vehicle equipment

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on Jan 25, 2012

It sounds like the beginning of a new era to me. I am not sure this is what we need though. There are plenty people that can operate vehicles, why would we need robotic vehicles? I couldn't imagine how will a robotic vehicle be able to handle trailer hitches...

on Apr 12, 2012

I don't think robotic vehicles are an immediate necessity in our agriculture. I do believe however that investments are important in other areas, in technologies that are supposed to improve vehicle efficiency, durability, fuel consume and the list can go on. I recently replaced a electric radiator fan to my power vehicle, I could have used a hand there, I am sure a lot of farmers have similar problems with maintaining their vehicles.

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