Tractors of the Future
This unique piece of equipment has intelligent wheels and electric drive
motors. The cab is able to transfer to different bodies and attachments
with ease. The design is not only to be functional, but also
comfortable to the driver.
The Etrion 400, designed by automotive and engineering student Merlyn
Gray, has the best of both worlds: tires and tracks! The wheels can be
lowered to reduce compaction or raised for speed.
John Deere Autonomous Tractor
John Deere is developing an autonomous tractor that can be used for
applications such as spraying and fall tillage. The intelligence system
follows GPS satellite instructions by a ground computer, which allows
the operator to control the tractor remotely.
Case IH 1000 Quadtrac
This sleek tractor appears to be in the distant future. Case does not
have any details currently, but it is reported that this tractor of the
future would have 1,000-hp and with an option of a manual or autonomous
New Holland's experimental hydrogen-powered NH2 tractor is a 106-hp
working prototype that is able to perform all the tasks of a T6000
tractor, but only emitting heat and water.
Volvo Concept Tractor
A not too distant concept of a Volvo Excavator. The machine is hydrogen
powered that is very environmental friendly, and has four tracks instead
of two for better surface area contact. The cab can be removed
completely for the machine to be operated remotely.
Farm machinery never stops evolving, maybe you will see this equipment on your future farm?