New Holland's anniversary: 125 years of product innovation



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New Holland's main product milestones • 1917: Ford produces the Fordson Model F, the world’s first mass produced tractor. • 1932: Fiat produces its first crawler tractor. • 1940: New Holland produces the world’s first self-tying automatic pick-up baler. • 1952: Claeys launches the first European self-propelled combine harvester. • 1960: New Holland introduces the industry-first Speedrower™ windrower. • 1961: New Holland launches its first self-propelled forage harvester. • 1964: New Holland introduces the industry-first Haybine® mower-conditioner. • 1975: Braud launches its first self-propelled grape harvester. • 1975: Sperry New Holland introduces the world’s first Twin-Rotor® combine. • 1982: The Ford 10 series is the first truly modern tractor: it combines modern styling with the Super Q cab. • 1993: New Holland Launches SuperSteer™ for Genesis™ 70 series tractors • 1998: New Holland extends its offering with planters following the acquisition of Flexi-Coil. • 1998: New Holland introduces its first telehandler. • 1999: New Holland launches its Precision Land Management (PLM) solutions. • 2006: Clean Energy Leader® strategy launched. • 2007: New Holland approves 100% Biodiesel for its entire engine range. • 2010: La Bellotta Farm in Italy is selected as the first Energy Independent Farm™. • 2014: New Holland extends its offering of self-propelled sprayers following the acquisition of Miller. • 2014: CR10.90 sets a new Guinness World Record for tonnes of wheat harvested in 8 hours. • 2016: First autonomous concept NHDrive™ tractor is presented. • 2017: New Holland extends haytool and tillage offerings following the acquisition of Kongskilde • 2019: New Holland launches the world’s first production 100% methane powered tractor.
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  • Francesca Mazza
    Global Press Relations – New Holland Agriculture
    United Kingdom
    +44 7841 568 487
  • Caterina Cattaneo
    New Holland Agriculture Brand Communications manager
    +39 0110 086 158