Escorts Ltd looks like is all set to launch its electric tractor in the Indian market soon. The company has received certification from the Central Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute, Budni, for its electric tractor that it complies with the provision of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules (CMVR), 1989. The description given by the company is “Escorts Limited, Farmtrac (26E) Agriculture Tractor manufactured by Escorts Limited”.
Escorts showcased its electric tractor back in 2017, however since then it remained out of limelight. Interestingly in a the firm in a BSE filing said “We had showcased futuristic and eco-friendly electric tractor concept in variants of mechanical and hydrostatic power transmission platform for sustainable and green agriculture.”
The firm added “We started export of these tractors in 2019 and now with this certification, we will be launching in the domestic market too. The launch and other details will be shared soon.”
It is worth noting that Escorts Limited is the only company to receive the CMVR certification in India for electric tractors.
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