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Old 04-05-2018, 10:08 AM   #441 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
Some gasoline-powered Porsche tractors had been imported to Brazil, mostly to be used in coffee plantations, because their exhaust fumes were reported to not interfere with the coffee quality as much as Diesel fumes would.
When we get electric tractors, will the coffee get even better tasting?


It’s called the SESAM (Sustainable Energy Supply for Agricultural Machinery), and seems to be the first fully electric tractor.
John Deere Electric Tractor SESAM

Two 150 kW electric motors can be used together, or as a single drive unit, while second motor to incorporate other fucntionality, like a hydraulic pump.
If you Google "electric tractors" and click "Shopping" there are lots of smaller ones on the market.

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