Escorts Ltd today launched India’s first electric and hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic market in the 22hp to 90hp range under flagship brands Farmtrac and Powertrac.
The tractors, which are compliant with Tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America include the flagship New Escorts Tractor Series (NETS) with higher horsepower (70 to 90hp), compact tractors (22 to 30hp), crossover tractors for both paddy and haulage applications, tractors with cabin options for driving comfort. These models, with Tier 4 emission norms compliant CRDi engines, aims to cater to customer demands from the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa and ASEAN countries apart from new-generation farmers in India.
According to Rajan Nanda, chairman, Escorts Ltd, “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.”
Nikhil Nanda, managing director, Escorts Ltd, added, “Escorts’ electric tractor concept displays 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. New Escorts Tractor Series (NETS) launched today will create all together a new user experience in comfort and precision farming globally.”