Telescopic loader sales slowing, but still ahead on 2023
Gary Abbott
While new telescopic loader registrations are up 1.32% on last year, FTMTA data shows that 14 new telescopic loaders were registered in June, down 46% on June 2023 when there were 26 new registrations
17 July 2024 News
June tractor sales down 8%
The latest FTMTA registration data for the Republic of Ireland shows that 60 new tractors were registered during June, 8% less than June 2023, and taking the six-month total to 1,290 units.
26 June 2024 News
Self-propelled forager registrations down 18%
A total of 32 new self-propelled silage harvesters have been registered during the first five months of 2024, 18% behind 2023. Meanwhile, Claas continues to dominate the market with 69% of sales.
Almost one in three new tractor sales between 161hp and 200hp
The latest new tractor registration data released by the FTMTA shows that of the 161 new tractors registered during May within the Republic of Ireland, 29.8% were between 161hp and 200hp.
19 June 2024 News
New telehandler registrations up 4.7%
FTMTA registration data shows that there has been a 4.75% increase in the number of new telehandlers registered up to the end of April 2024, compared to the same period in 2023.
29 May 2024 News
FTMTA appoints new vice-president
Maurice Kelly has been elected as the new vice-president of the Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA).
22 May 2024 News
Exhibitor applications open for November's FTMTA show
The Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association online applications portal has now opened for exhibitors to book stands for the 2024 Farm Machinery Show, set to take place from 12 to 14 November.
9 May 2024 News
Quarter one tractor registrations back 8% on 2023
Recent FTMTA figures show that 216 new tractors were registered in March this year, 13% less than March 2023, as figures for the first quarter of 2024 are back 8% at 878 units.
24 April 2024 News
Telehandler registrations lift 5.26% on 2023
FTMTA figures show that 220 new telescopic loaders have been registered up until the end of February 2024, representing a 5.26% increase on 2023 figures.
3 April 2024 News
Tractor registrations down but horsepower is up
New tractor registrations up to the end of February were down 7% in comparison to 2023, while the 161hp to 200hp power band accounted for the largest proportion of sales, according to the FTMTA.
27 March 2024 News
Irish combine sales hit a 10-year high
Irish combine sales increased by 55% in 2023, recording a 10-year high in the process, Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
28 February 2024 News
Minister recognises key role of machinery industry for wider agriculture
The FTMTA conference ‘Navigating the Evolving Agricultural Machinery Landscape’ recently took place at the Heritage Hotel, Killenard, Co Laois, with over 150 industry personal attending.
28 February 2024 News