EQUIPMENT NEWS
Hybrids Are Here ... Almost
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:33 AM CST

HANOVER, Germany (DTN) -- Energy is issue number one at AgriTechnica this year. Four buildings in the 27-building complex of the world's largest farm show are dedicated in part to "energy plant production/renewable raw materials," which broadly means biogas production. But spread throughout the fairgrounds are pockets of innovation of alternative fuels, energy-savings and new ways to get by with less.

Fendt's booth, for instance, exerts a magnetic pull for folks interested in diesel/electric hybrids. A few buildings away, New Holland continues its determined search for alternative fuel vehicles with a methane-driven tractor. And Italian manufacturer Merlo is displaying a ...

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