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Escorts unveils country’s first electric tractor concept, Launches Hydrostatic tractor

Escorts unveils country’s first electric tractor concept, Launches Hydrostatic tractor

New Delhi, Sep 6 (UNI) Escorts Ltd, India’s leading engineering conglomerate today launched India’s first Electric & Hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic market in 22HP to 90 HP range under flagship brands Farmtrac and Powertrac compliant with tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America amidst 43 International distributors. Unveiling the concept, Nikhil Nanda, Managing Director, Escorts Ltd, said, “This includes the flagship New Escorts Tractor Series (NETS) with higher horse power (70 to 90 HP), Compact tractors in 22 to 30 HP range, Crossover tractors for both paddy and haulage applications, tractors with cabin options for driving comfort, along with tier 4 emission norms compliant CRDi engines which will cater to customer demands from the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa and ASEAN countries apart from new generation farmers in India. Mr Nanda said, “Escorts is extremely proud to launch Electric tractor concept displaying our frugal engineering to offer India’s best to the world. Continuing with our massive transformative purpose of contributing to global food requirement we will enable farmers globally to produce more with mechanized farming products and solutions.” About the price and running cost, Nikhil Nanda said that the electric tractors will be affordable and will cost less as far as fuel and maintenance is concerned. He added that electric tractors will take some more time to come into the market, but all the preparations have been done and it will be launch soon. “New Escorts Tractor Series (NETS) launched today 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 year on year on 6th September, synonymous to “The Launch Day,” he said. Speaking on the occasion, Rajan Nanda, Chairman, Escorts Ltd, said, “Escorts 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,” said Mr Nanda. UNI ADP SHK 1702

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