John Deere builds ‘electric’ backhoes


The next John Deere backhoe you see around Oklahoma might be a new electric version announced by the world’s largest manufacturer of farm equipment.

Deere & Co. said it created the new “electronic” version because of rising demand to reduce emissions in heavy industry reported Bloomberg. Based in Moline, Illinois, the company said its battery-powered machine would reduce daily operating costs for construction workers and road builders and eliminate tailpipe emissions. workers and road builders, while eliminating tailpipe emissions.

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