Machinery news

New Holland tracked T8 tractor

Evolving New Holland to be a full-line manufacturer

23 October 2014

There is plenty going on at New Holland, from new tractor launches to its involvement in the 2015 World Expo. Emma Penny interviews brand president Carlo Lambro.

Trailer weight proposals

Farmers to see tractor weight and speed limit increases

17 October 2014

FARMERS will be given a boost to tractor and trailer weights and speed limits from spring 2015.

Vaderstad Opus

Flexibility key to latest Vaderstad developments and updates

16 October 2014

A recent visit to Vaderstad’s HQ in Sweden, prior to the Paris International Agri Business show, SIMA, revealed new cultivation equipment and updates to its existing range. Georgina Haigh reports.

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ATVs and equipment

Polaris Sportsman UTE

Latest Polaris ATV targeted at hill farmers

3 July 2014

Not only has 2014 included the introduction of their Sportsman 570 Forest and Sportsman UTE but Polaris are also celebrating their 60th anniversary of all-terrain vehicle production.

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Autos and 4x4s

Range Rover Sport Autobiography Dynamic

'Sporty’ Range Rover blurs lines with flagship models

September 26, 2014

Land Rover’s latest version of the Range Rover Sport no longer misleads with its Sport badging.

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Machinery features

Valtra user story

Flexibility key to contractor's tractor buying decisions

24 October 2014

For Essex contractors Gardners, having four- and six-cylinder tractors in the fleet gives a reassuring level of flexibility and back-up, plus the added bonus of common parts from the same make. Jane Carley reports.

New Holland methane powered tractor

New Holland’s methane powered tractor explained

23 October 2014

New Holland is continuing its work on alternative fuels, concentrating on methane power rather than hydrogen, which it initially looked at as a new sustainable fuel source.

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Buyers guides

Pottinger Torro 5100L forage wagon buyers guide

Buyer's Guide: Avoid the pitfalls with used forage wagons

If you have ever considered a forage wagon but were put off by the purchase price, then perhaps a second hand model could be a cost effective option. Geoff Ashcroft sought some buying tips from Pottinger’s Barry Humphreys.

Telehandler buyer's guide

Buyer's Guide: What should be considered when buying second-hand telehandlers?

Considering the purchase of a used telehandler? Expert John Craig of dealers Townson Tractors tells Jane Carley what to look out for and what to avoid.

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