John Deere all-electric tractor prototype for zero-emission agriculture

Last Modified: Thu Dec 08 2016 07:35:55 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 130 kWh
    total battery pack capacity that will power a new generation of fully electric tractors. The tractor project is called Sustainable Energy Supply for Agricultural Machinery, or SESAM, and John Deere plans to officially unveil it at the Paris International Agribusiness Show in early 2017.
  • 300 kW
    (402 HP) total power output of the vehicle which is equipped with two 150 kW electric motors. John Deere expects that the electric motors will require much less maintenance than a diesel engine. They will also provide redundancy and last longer.
  • 55 kilometers
    (34 miles) estimated range.
  • 3 hours
    approximate charge time.