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Are Electric Tractors on the horizon?

 

March 23, 2022

Ron Harmon

Electric cars and trucks are becoming increasingly common around the country. Battery electric locomotives are in development or already on the rails in some areas. This raises the question of whether or not electric tractors are on the horizon for agribusiness. I asked Ron Harmon of Big Equipment in Havre, MT about the future of tractor manufacturing. "There are some people that are working on electronic electric tractors. And let's just call them diesel electric... There's been a sprayer and some other tractors built with electric motors down on the wheel ends instead of axles. So you're...



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