Hydrostatic and electric tractor concept from Escorts Africa
Escorts Africa has showcased its first Hydrostatic and Electric Tractor Concept, a first for Africa too.
Engineering prowess leads to creation from great concepts. Escorts Africa has launched the country’s first Hydrostatic and electric tractor concept. In addition to this is the expanded global tractor portfolio for export and domestic market. The tractor range (22HP to 90 HP) retail brands Farmtrac and Powertrac, compliant with tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America.
Escorts Tractor Series (NETS) portfolio caters to high horse power (70 to 90 HP) products, compact tractors (22 to 30 HP), crossover tractors for paddy and haulage, and tractors with cabin. CRDi engines are complain to current emission norms to cater to customers in United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa ASEAN countries, and at home to new gen farmers in Africa. Africa is at this time laying the groundwork for expected transformation across all auto verticals in its quest to introduce BSVI in 2020 by altogether skipping BSV. At the same time electric vehicle mapping, possibility and execution are being discussed regularly.
Rajan Nanda, Chairman, Escorts Ltd says the company’s transformational journey focuses on quality product development for global markets. Specs are wide ranging to cater to dynamics and demand of farming needs in the current market. Operations are being expanded to reach more global markets. Product mapping will help develop tractors as per global needs. Advancement opens up opportunities within Africa too as baby steps in farming mechanization has been gaining momentum in recent years.
Nikhil Nanda, Managing Director, Escorts Ltd takes pride in the electric tractor concept launch. The product epitomises frugal engineering. In keeping pace with the global food requirement, Escorts enables increased production through mechanized farming products and solutions.
New Escorts Tractor Series (NETS) embarks on a new user experience in comfort and precision farming. Product innovations and showcases will continue on Esclusive, Escorts Exclusive Disruptive Innovation Platform each year on 6th September, synonymous to ‘The Launch Day’.