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Son of Claas founder passes away
Gary Abbott
Passing of the last shareholder of the second generation of the Claas family.
29 June 2022 News
Common EU tractor driving licence proposed
CEETTAR has proposed a common tractor driving licence which will be recognised across all EU member states. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
29 June 2022 News
Telehandler registrations up 5% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that 278 new telehandlers were registered in the first five months of 2022, up almost 5% on the same period last year.
Combining costs to hit €80/acre as harvest nears - FCI
The breakeven rate for operating a combine for 2022 will be €70/acre plus VAT or €80/acre including VAT, before straw chopping, according to the Association of Farm & Forestry Contrators (FCI).
29 June 2022 News
Case IH launches updated heavy duty round balers
Case IH hs introduced the new RB 456 and 466HD Pro variable chamber round balers which they say feature stronger components and fewer moving parts.
29 June 2022 News
€20,000 Morooka dumper stolen from Dublin farm
A blue Volvo truck carrying the stolen machine was seen on the M9 on the way to Waterford the day it was stolen, says its farmer owner.
29 June 2022 News
In pictures: mint-condition 14t Broughan trailer secures €17,200
A mint-condition 2021 Broughan 14t dump trailer secured €17,200 at an online auction in Carlow last week.
28 June 2022 News
Amazone buys into start-up AgXeed
The Amazone Group has strengthened its commitment to Dutch start-up AgXeed BV following a recent investment in the company. Claas, among other investors, is also involved with the company.
23 June 2022 News
Tobroco-Giant to build five wheel loader models for Doosan
Doosan has confirmed the details of five new compact wheel loaders which will be manufactured by Netherlands-based Tobroco-Giant and sold under the Doosan name throughout its European dealer network.
22 June 2022 News
Same Deutz-Fahr grows revenue by 29%
The Same Deutz-Fahr group parent company had a record year in 2021, with the company’s revenue reaching an all-time high of €1.481m.
22 June 2022 News
Used tractor imports down over 42% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that a total of 261 used imported tractors were registered in May 2022, down almost 29% on the 367 units registered in May 2021.
22 June 2022 News
Millionth tractor rolls off production line at Massey French plant
Massey Ferguson’s Beauvais factory, located in France, just saw its 1,000,000th tractor roll off the assembly line.
22 June 2022 News