In a bumper edition of Machinery Matters, we speak to the winning companies in the Tractor of the Year competition, which came to a close at EIMA International, Bologna, in October.
In our first interview, Richard Farnie, from Simon Richard Ltd, the UK distributor for Reform tractors, discusses the Metrac H75 Pro. He talks about what the Best of Specialized award means for the brand, the development of the Metrac range and the opportunities in the UK market.
Mark Howell from New Holland comes next. New Holland took home the Sustainable TotY award for its Methane Power tractor and Mr Howell talks us through the differences between the production model and the concept machine, which won the same award two years ago. He also highlights the customer interest in the machine, how far the technology can be taken, and the fact that sustainability is about more than alternative fuels.
Finally, John Deere’s Jack Drury explains what the double win (Best of Utility and Tractor of the Year) means for John Deere and the unique selling points that made the 6120M and 7R 350 the right choice for the awards.
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