Japanese Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co Ltd announced that USA based Monarch tractor has introduced the world’s first fully electric, driver optional, smart tractor integrated on a single platform. Farmers today face numerous challenges including labour shortages, effects of climate change, safety concerns, and increased customer scrutiny for sustainability demands, government regulations, and more. Monarch Tractor addresses these issues by combining electrification, automation, machine learning, and data analysis to enhance farmer’s existing operations, increase labour productivity and safety, and maximize yields to cut overhead costs and emissions. The company has secured several hundred working farms as preliminary customers.
Monarch Tractor has a starting price of USD 50,000 and can be reserved now with a fully refundable USD 500 deposit. Shipping will commence in Fall 2021.
Monarch Tractor is working to utilize 21st-century technology to empower farmers by enabling profitable implementation of sustainable and organic practices. The Monarch tractor platform combines mechanization, automation, and data analysis to enhance farmer’s existing operations, alleviate labour shortages, and maximize yields.