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John Deere presents ethanol engine at Agritechnica

30-10-2023 | |
John Deere presents a concept ethanol engine with a displacement of 9.0 liters at the Agritechnica trade fair, taking place from November 12 to 18 in Hannover, Germany. - Photos: John Deere.
John Deere presents a concept ethanol engine with a displacement of 9.0 liters at the Agritechnica trade fair, taking place from November 12 to 18 in Hannover, Germany. - Photos: John Deere.

Machine manufacturer John Deere has developed a 9.0-liter concept ethanol engine. At the Agritechnica trade fair, which takes place from November 12 to 18 in Hannover, Germany, the manufacturer is showcasing its ethanol engine.

John Deere has set ambitious goals for itself under the nameLeap Ambitions. This means that the manufacturer is working on innovative solutions with low or neutral carbon emissions. In other words, solutions in the field of internal combustion engines, hybrid and battery-electric, and renewable fuels. John Deere aims to achieve all of this by 2026.

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John Deere is working on innovative solutions with low or neutral carbon emissions.
John Deere is working on innovative solutions with low or neutral carbon emissions.

Biodiesel, HVO, and ethanol are the most interesting

The machine manufacturer sees biodiesel, renewable diesel (HVO), and ethanol as the most interesting options for integration in the short term within the range of renewable fuels. Ethanol is a fuel based on alcohol, which is made from raw materials such as corn, wheat, and sugarcane. Due to its high octane content, the fuel is suitable for spark-ignition engines, as reported by John Deere.

9.0-liter ethanol engine concept at Agritechnica

During the Agritechnica trade fair, John Deere is showcasing a concept engine with a displacement of 9.0 liters that runs on ethanol. The fair takes place from November 12 to 18, 2023, in Hannover. You can find John Deere in Hall 13, Stand C44.

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Van Erkelens
Jacco Van Erkelens Machinery writer





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