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Efficiency in the Field

Mikko Erkkilä (University Tampere), 
Company: University Tampere, Finland
Valtra Oy, Finland
Published: dSPACE Magazine 1/2012, Jun 2012

Regular gear shifts are becoming rare in modern tractors. When Valtra’s Direct tractors work the fields, their continuously variable transmission (CVT) keeps the optimum speed range to increase fuel economy and efficiency.