John Deere and Hungarian automotive group Raba have renewed their contract to develop the axles for one of the agricultural company's top-category products, the 560-horsepower track tractors, Portfolio.hu reported.
According to the news outlet, the axle represents the work of both companies to help the Moline, Illinois-based John Deere deliver a quality product to the many people worldwide that have used farm equipment from the company. The part will be used to drive and steer one of the largest, most powerful and most efficient tractors in the world.
Portfolio.hu reported that the machine and its axle were designed to be used for heavy-duty agricultural operations on larger farms, while also being able to work in construction applications. The tractor features state-of-the-art technological innovations to provide its operator with maximum productivity and comfort.
According to the news source, the two companies have worked together for more than a decade, allowing for a more refined product.
The John Deere 9R/9RT track models offer anywhere from 460 to 560 engine horsepower, and have recently been outfitted with new cabs for increased comfort, according to the company's website.