Monarch Tractor and VST Tillers Tractors Announce Technical Partnership

Monarch Tractor announced a technical partnership with VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. The two companies have worked collaboratively for over a year on the technical development of tractor hardware for the first series of Monarch Tractors. Monarch Tractor launched the world’s first fully electric, driver-optional, smart tractor on December 8th, 2020. Both companies focus on providing solutions for customers in the compact tractor category.

“The Monarch Tractor offers incredible innovation in a compact form. Coupling Monarch’s intelligence with tested hardware from an international brand in the compact tractor segment ensures our robust tractor exceeds global standards.”

said Praveen Penmetsa, co-founder & CEO, Monarch Tractor.

For over five decades, VST Tillers Tractors Limited has pioneered the development of power tillers, tractors, engines, transmissions, power reapers, and precision components with manufacturing facilities in Hosur, Maluru, and Mysuru, and corporate offices in Bangalore.

“Electric and driver-optional technology is the latest advancement in agriculture mechanization and specifically tractor technology. VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. is excited to be part of this journey along with Monarch Tractor and look forward to taking this advanced electric tractor technology tailored for introduction across various markets including India.”

said Antony Cherukara, CEO, VST Tillers Tractors Ltd.

Farmers today face numerous challenges including labor shortages, effects of climate change, safety concerns, increased customer scrutiny for sustainability demands, government regulations, and more. The award-winning Monarch Tractor addresses these issues by combining electrification, automation, machine learning, and data analysis to enhance farmer’s existing operations, increase labor productivity and safety, and maximize yields to cut overhead costs and emissions. By utilizing parts in partnership with established brands like VST Tillers Tractors Ltd., Monarch is able to deliver all this at an affordable price for farmers around the world.

Source: Monarch Tractor