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  • Dec 1, 2015
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    Driverless tractor shown on TV

    Autonomous Tractor Corp. gets a little play on a Fargo TV station, and there's a discussion of how their automated tractor tech works....More
  • Oct 31, 2015
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    Driverless tractor getting closer to farms

    Autonomous Tractor Company announces first sale of its diesel-electric hybrid powertrain - called eDrive - to Family Farms Group. The powertrain is an enabling technology behind giving tractors autonomous control....More
  • Mar 25, 2015
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    High-speed tractor that breaks 40 mph

    Back in 2000, we did a story on high-speed tractors called “Breaking the speed barrier.” In the article, JCB was credited for holding the record of for the fastest tractor, capable of achieving speeds up to 40 mph....More
  • Jan 8, 2015
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    2015 Consumer Electronics Show: Your next cab 1

    Over the weekend I heard a CBS radio interview with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, who said one thing that is different with this year’s show in Las Vegas is the strong showing of automakers and automotive suppliers. Five car makers displayed their wares this year compared to near to none a decade ago. States Shapiro in an interview: “Technology has become more important than horsepower. Consumers are saying, ‘What I have in my home, I want in my car.”...More
  • Aug 25, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    TEST DRIVE: New Holland's Genesis T8 SmartTrax

    New Holland gave media the chance to drive its new half-tracked, half-wheeled tractor called the new Genesis T8 Series SmartTrax at company headquarters in New Holland, PA. It is designed with conventional wheels in front for maneuverability and comfort and its SmartTrax tracked system in the back to provide traction and flotation. Nathan Graham, commercial trainer with New Holland, takes us for a ride to point out the features. Judging by its smooth ride, you won’t even know there are tracks underneath....More

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