First quarter AGCO sales take a small hit

AGCO Massey Ferguson

Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Valtra manufacturer, AGCO, has booked first quarter sales worth AU$2.95 billion, a decrease of approximately 3.4 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2019. The company’s production operations in China and Europe were both adversely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic but North America proved to be resilient with production levels […]

World record as unmanned Valtra tractor removes snow at 73.171kph

Nokian Tyres and Valtra have set the world record for snow removal with a tractor running without an onboard operator. The speed record was set using an autonomous Valtra T254 Versu tractor equipped with Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI tyres. All of this happened while operating without an onboard driver, the tractor was simply let loose and […]

Valtra tractors unlimited service is a customise build fit for a king

Tractor owners and operators who are especially proud of their working machines will often customise them to some extent, perhaps by adding extra lights, signwriting the company or even the operator’s name, or maybe wrapping the usual exhaust stack with a chrome shield. Getting the tractor sprayed black or other non-standard colour is another popular […]

SmartTouch at Valtra

Valtra has introduced the new SmartTouch armrest featuring fully integrated technology, which is now available on Valtra tractors from 135 to 405 horsepower with Versu powershift and Direct/CVT transmissions. Source: AFDJ eNews SmartTouch won the Red Dot Design Award in 2017. Valtra’s latest technological offering is part of AGCO’s Fuse strategy, which focuses on delivering competitive Fuse Technologies […]

SmartTouch for Valtra’s 4th Gen

Valtra is expanding its fourth generation N and T Series ranges with the introduction of new high output models and the SmartTouch armrest on all Versu and Direct models. Source: AFDJ eNews All new models comply with the EU’s Mother Regulation, and 60 km/h transmissions are available. Valtra SmartTouch integrates the ergonomic armrest with a […]

Valtra and the Finnish superhero

Rendel, a completely new Finnish superhero movie to be released in 2017 and to be presented at Cannes film festival in May features Valtra tractors. Source: AFDJ eNews Rendel joined forces with Finnish tractor manufacturer Valtra, who carried Rendel to the red carpet with a Valtra N174 Direct – model customized tractor. The tractor was customized at […]

Valtra Red Dot winner

Valtra’s SmartTouch armrest that was unveiled in Paris in February has won the Red Dot 2017 Design Award, while the fourth generation Valtra N Series received an honourable mention in the same competition. Source: AFDJ eNews Last year the Valtra T4 Series won the Red Dot 2016 Design Award. “The Red Dot 2017 Design Awards […]

Rally no place for a tractor

The use of tractors to make a chicane on a Rally Finland stage has been deemed “irresponsible” by World Rally Championship drivers and teams. Source: Autosport Two tractors promoting event sponsor Valtra were positioned in the formation of a chicane on the Harju spectator stage run on the first two days of the event. WRC champion Sebastien Ogier […]

AGCO Red Dot specials

AGCO’s attention to design was recognized when Fendt and Valtra, two of its leading brands, won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2016. Source: AFDJ eNews The Red Dot Design competition is one of the largest and most respected design competitions in the world. More than 5200 products from 57 countries entered this year’s contest. The jury consisted […]