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Fendt expansion continues at pace

Peter Skilton : 11th September 2017 3:07 pm : News in Brief
It's been a busy week for Fendt. In just seven days, the company has hosted two European press events, one in Italy and one in Germany, and unveiled a staggering 39 new products. We knew Fendt was pursuing a full line-up of machines, but its determination to fill almost every gap in its portfolio is something else. It's just as more »

AGCO reveals new combines for MF and Fendt

Peter Skilton : 7th September 2017 4:02 pm : News in Brief
In its most expensive project yet, AGCO has unveiled three new combines, which will be sold as MF, Fendt or Challenger machines. FMJ went to the company's Italian factory to find out more. AGCO has given a glimpse into its future with the unveiling of a new range of combines. Dubbed the Ideal, there are three new machines known as more »

Continuous Quadtrac on the way

Peter Skilton : 17th August 2017 3:09 pm : News in Brief
Case IH has been busy working on a CVT version of the Quadtrac, which will be a first for an articulated tracked tractor. Case IH’s CVXDrive has been developed alongside German transmission specialist ZF and will be available on the three smallest models in the Quadtrac range initially, this being the 470 CVX, 500 CVX and 540 CVX, making the more »

November 17 issue on sale now!

Peter Skilton : 11th August 2017 4:04 pm : News in Brief
The September 2017 issue of FMJ is on sale now and it's crammed with the widest variety of modern farm machinery. To get things started, we’ve been speaking to the owner of a new John Deere 9420R to find out if his wheeled machine is out-performing tracks. Then we joined farmer's daughter Charlotte Jones to find out if Massey Ferguson's more »

Fendt tracked tractor: What we know so far…

Peter Skilton : 2nd August 2017 3:55 pm : News in Brief
*FMJ Impression AGCO has given the first glimpse of its new Challenger MT700 tracked tractors in the USA, giving a hint of what we can expect of Fendt’s European offering. The tractors, expected to be known as the Vario 938 MT, Vario 940 MT and Vario 943 MT, will retain AGCO’s 9.8-litre, seven-cylinder engine as seen in the previous MT700 more »

AGCO confirms integration of Challenger into Fendt

Peter Skilton : 26th July 2017 2:57 pm : News in Brief
Photo: Twitter AGCO has confirmed that it plans to integrate Challenger into Fendt for Europe and Middle Eastern markets, as exclusively revealed by Farm Machinery Journal in April. A statement from the company confirms the news broken by FMJ that Challenger tractors and sprayers will be painted green, as well as production moving from Challenger's factory in the Netherlands to Fendt's more »