Harvest vehicles manufacturer Claas will continue to use Mercedes-Benz engines in its combines, forage harvesters and the Xerion 4WD tractors following an agreement signed with Rolls-Royce Power Systems.
Tractor OEMs are investing in new manufacturing facilities to boost output and efficiency, and in some cases to take advantage of lower cost production, avoid costly import duties and build products closer to where they are sold.
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In this episode of On the Record, we discuss how farmers and dealers view the recently announced collaboration agreement between Farmers Business Network and Greeneye Technology. In the Technology Corner, Noah Newman covers what majorline OEMs had to say about the future of autonomy with dealers at the 2023 Precision Farming Dealer Summit. Also in this episode, a look at CNH Industrial's fourth quarter earnings, the state of dealer M&A activity and Unverferth's acquisition of tillage equipment manufacturer Orthman Manufacturing.