Just one year after Yamaha Motor Corporation launched its three-passenger side-by-side (SxS) utility vehicle called the Viking, the company has come out with an even bigger machine called the Viking VI. The “VI” stands for six-person seating, which is a first for Yamaha.
Yamaha Motor Corporation today unveiled a six-passenger off-road utility vehicle called the Viking VI. Farm Industry News got a preview of the Viking VI earlier this week as it was unwrapped prior to its dealer meeting outside of Austin, TX. We also got the chance to test drive the new vehicle, which was modeled after its three-person predecessor called the Viking....More
Yamaha Motor Corporation today unveiled a six-passenger off-road utility vehicle called the Viking VI. Farm Industry News got a preview of the Viking VI earlier this week as it was unwrapped prior to its dealer meeting outside of Austin, TX. We also got the chance to test drive the new vehicle, which was modeled after its three-person predecessor called the Viking. Yamaha engineers had to make some design changes to make a vehicle capable of carrying six passengers with the same ride comfort and handling as the Viking....More
Last week I travelled to Cuba City, WI, where brothers Joe and Matt Schweigert and crew had just finished up planting corn and soybeans. They were testing out a new drive made by 640 Labs that plugs into the electronics of their tractors and farm equipment and records everything about how the machines are running....More
The 32nd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition was held at the zMAX Dragway, which is part of Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., from May 15-17 for the biggest SuperRigs ever. With a theme of “Go Big,” the event hosted big rigs, over $25,000 in cash and prizes, access to two races at Charlotte Motor Speedway, live concerts and more.
My recent trip to watch an engine teardown in Greensborough taught me a lot about oil. In order to cover the topic I had to do a little research before and after I wrote the Shell Rotella piece on its new experimental oil it says will be the wave of the future....More
Remote monitoring of farm inputs is becoming commonplace. The grain drying industry is no exception, as we found out at National Farm Machinery Show. Four companies are offering technology that allows for remote monitoring of grain as it dries in real time....More
We don't have to sit through a lot of team-building meetings and exercises here in our organization. Sure, they're all the rage in corporate America, but not so much here in real America. We know how to get things done and aren't afraid to have others help us if we can....More
Editors were recently invited to an engine teardown event hosted by Shell Lubricants in Greensboro, NC, to see how the company’s new low-viscosity engine oils perform. Howard Hill, director of Shell’s field trial product development program in N.A., gives a close-up look at a Destroit diesel DD15 420 hp engine from a truck that was on a two-year trial....More