Farm Vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6341/more en Robots to drive Polaris Ranger at robotics competition http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-vehicles/robots-drive-polaris-ranger-robotics-competition <div class="field-byline"> Source: Polaris </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Polaris has announced that its limited edition DARPA Polaris Ranger XP 900 EPS and GEM electric vehicles will be used as part of the <a href="http://www.theroboticschallenge.org" target="_blank">DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC)</a> Finals to be held June 5-6, at the Fairplex, in Pomona, Calif.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-vehicles/robots-drive-polaris-ranger-robotics-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-vehicles/robots-drive-polaris-ranger-robotics-competition#comments Farm Vehicles Transport Tue, 05 May 2015 15:15:00 +0000 78241 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo: Polaris Pickup maker aims to create a new class http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/pickup-maker-aims-create-new-class <div class="node-body gallery-body">You've heard of the half-ton pickup and the heavy duty pickup, now Nissan is aiming somewhere in the middle with the XD.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/pickup-maker-aims-create-new-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/pickup-maker-aims-create-new-class#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 77531 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Nissan is kicking off the second-generation Titan pickup with the Titan XD Crew Cab lineup first. They feature a new Cummins diesel for power.</p> 8 new utility vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/8-new-utility-vehicles <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The utility vehicle companies have been busy lately, with many launching brand new models for 2015 and some providing upgrades to existing machines. Throughout 2014, Farm Industry News test-drove a number of these new vehicles that range in function from recreational to utility, or even both. And we found another new group of vehicles at National Farm Machinery Show earlier this month, too.</p> <p>Browse through the new models available this year, and you&rsquo;ll notice the diversity in offerings that can be tailored to just what your needs are on your farm.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/8-new-utility-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/8-new-utility-vehicles#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:47:00 +0000 76921 at http://farmindustrynews.com What you need to know about next-gen engine oil http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-vehicles/what-you-need-know-about-next-gen-engine-oil <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Diesel engine oil is going to change dramatically in the next year few years, which will affect the buying options of anyone driving a diesel-powered pickup truck or operating equipment that uses diesel fuel.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-vehicles/what-you-need-know-about-next-gen-engine-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-vehicles/what-you-need-know-about-next-gen-engine-oil#comments Farm Vehicles Diesel Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:12:00 +0000 76601 at http://farmindustrynews.com Testing out the Polaris Ace on the farm http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/testing-out-polaris-ace-farm <div class="node-body gallery-body">Team Fin takes the new Polaris Sportsman Ace 570 SP for a few spins around the farm to rate it on a scale of 1 to 5 based on how it performed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/testing-out-polaris-ace-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/testing-out-polaris-ace-farm#comments ATV/UV ATV Thu, 05 Feb 2015 22:27:00 +0000 76271 at http://farmindustrynews.com An odd thought about ethanol http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/odd-thought-about-ethanol <div class="node-body blog-body">At least in one aspect, the renewable fuel should have quelled the debunkers. The cars and pickups you drive are running longer than ever.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/odd-thought-about-ethanol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/odd-thought-about-ethanol#comments Farm Vehicles Renewable Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:13:00 +0000 76141 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Visitors to the Detroit Auto Show - also known as the North America International Auto Show - saw a lot of new &#39;iron&#39; including 45 vehicle introductions. None will have trouble burning gasoline blended with ethanol. (Photo by&nbsp;<span>Bill Pugliano/Getty Images News)</span></p> Heavy duty pickups at a glance http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/heavy-duty-pickups-glance <div class="node-body gallery-body">Looking for a real farm work truck in 2015? This gallery of heavy duty models offers insight to specs, features from the big brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/heavy-duty-pickups-glance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/heavy-duty-pickups-glance#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:40:00 +0000 75681 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Looking for a heavy duty pickup? The major players are stepping up with plenty of hauling and towing power for 2015. Check out the features these trucks offer for your farm.</p> 2015 Consumer Electronics Show: Your next cab http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/2015-consumer-electronics-show-your-next-cab <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>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&rsquo;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.</p> <p>States Shapiro in an interview: &ldquo;Technology has become more important than horsepower. Consumers are saying, &lsquo;What I have in my home, I want in my car.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/2015-consumer-electronics-show-your-next-cab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/2015-consumer-electronics-show-your-next-cab#comments Trucks/pickups Tractors Electronics and digital equipment Tractors Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:18:00 +0000 75271 at http://farmindustrynews.com Bobcat unveils new 3400 series utility vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/bobcat-unveils-new-3400-series-utility-vehicles <div class="node-body gallery-body">Major changes were made in model year 2015 to give the Bobcat 3400 series a leg up in style, power, speed and comfort in a work vehicle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/bobcat-unveils-new-3400-series-utility-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/bobcat-unveils-new-3400-series-utility-vehicles#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:35:00 +0000 74941 at http://farmindustrynews.com Proposed side-by-side safety guidelines offer challenges http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/proposed-side-side-safety-guidelines-offer-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">New proposed handling and performance capabilities raise a red flag for the makers of utility vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/proposed-side-side-safety-guidelines-offer-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/proposed-side-side-safety-guidelines-offer-challenges#comments ATV/UV Regulations Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:47:00 +0000 73471 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>How would a side-by-side vehicle change under new rules proposed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission? No one knows, but the industry claims mandatory testing proposed by the agency could have &#39;unintended consequences&#39; for future designs.</p> Image: Polaris