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Escorts unveils India’s first electric and hydrostatic concept tractor
Monday, 11 September, 2017, 08 : 00 AM [IST]
Our Bureau, Bengaluru
Escorts Ltd, India’s leading engineering conglomerate, has launched India’s first electric and hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic markets.

Ranging between 22 horsepower (HP) and 90 HP, these are available in the flagship brands, Farmtrac and Powertrac, are are compliant with Tier-4 emission norms of Europe and America amidst 43 international distributors.

This includes the flagship New Escorts Tractor Series (NETS) with higher horsepower (ranging between 70 and 90 HP), compact tractors with HP ranging between 22 and 30 HP, crossover tractors for both paddy and haulage applications, tractors with cabin options for driving comfort, along with CRDi engines, which are compliant with Tier-4 emission norms and will cater to customer demands from the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the member countries of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), apart from new-generation farmers in India.

Speaking on the occasion, Rajan Nanda, chairman, Escorts Ltd, said, “The company is on a transformational journey of developing products for global markets and offer products of quality with specifications that would be competitive and attractive to buyers.”

“Today’s product showcase is a preview of the technical and qualitative development keeping the dynamics and demand of today’s progressive farmers. We are spreading our operations to reach countries globally and will develop products mapped to the requirements of the customers and market,” he added.

Nikhil Nanda, managing director, Escorts, said, “We will enable farmers globally to produce more with mechanised farming products and solutions. The recently-launched NETS will create all together a new user experience in comfort and precision farming globally.”

“Escorts will continue to showcase innovations through Esclusive, Escorts’ exclusive disruptive innovation platform on September 6, the launch day, every year,” he added.

The company stated that its endeavour was to transform lives in rural and urban India by leading the revolution in agriculture mechanisation, modernisation of automotive and railway technology and transformation of Indian construction.
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