Agritechnica 2023: Claas debuts prototype autonomous Xerion
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Claas surprised showgoers with its prototype autonomous Xerion 12.590 Terra Trac, which was kitted out with Lidar sensors and cameras to detect obstacles.
22 November 2023 News
Agritechnica 2023: Claas unveils prototype electric telescopic handler
Claas unveiled a prototype Scorpion 732e battery-powered electric telehandler at Agritechnica, which is a joint development with Liebherr.
22 November 2023 News
Agritechnica 2023: Cargos returns in new Fliegl livery
Fliegl exhibited the revitalised Cargos forage wagon range at Agritechnica, which it started producing in March 2023 after buying the portfolio from Claas.
Claas claims tractor of the year accolade with new Xerion
Claas, McCormick, Landini and Fendt have shared the spoils for the tractor of the year 2024. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
15 November 2023 News
Claas approve Hydrotreated Vegetable Oils for tractors, combine and foragers
Claas has approved the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oils (HVO) in its self-propelled machines that meet Stage V standards and will be filling its new machines leaving the factory with the biofuel.
4 October 2023 News
Kelly’s profit increases in 2022
Despite some supply difficulties and rising costs, 2022 was a good year for Kelly's Agricultural Machinery.
23 August 2023 News
Bunning appoints Leinster Farm Machines and Hegarty's
Leinster Farm Machines and Gordon Hegarty and Sons Ltd have been appointed as main agents for Bunning rear-discharge spreaders in the Republic of Ireland
23 August 2023 News
Farm machinery firm Breens clears €1m profits
Breens Farm Machinery had a profitable year to September 2022 despite concerns overhanging the business about COVID-19 and Brexit.
23 August 2023 News
Farmer Writes: flat Lucozade and flat wheat
"Lodging and the awful July has taken its toll," Gerald Potterton says of his harvest progression.
16 August 2023 News
New rear combination Disco mowers for tractors up to 500hp
Claas has introduced a new flagship rear mower combination designed for large crop volumes and tractors up to 500hp. The new Disco 9700 offers a working width ranging from 8.8m to 9.5m.
3 August 2023 News
Claas unveils two new Axos 200 compact tractor models
At a recent press event near Harsewinkel, Germany, Claas unveiled two new Axos 200 series compact tractors. The new Axos 230 and 240 models offer 93hp and 103hp respectively.
2 August 2023 News
Three brands account for 53% of all Irish tractors
Massey Ferguson, New Holland and John Deere are accounting for 53.2% of all tractors taxed in Ireland. Peter Thomas Keaveney looks at Department of Transport figures to find out more.
2 August 2023 News