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First Monarch Tractors Drive Off the Production Line

LIVERMORE, Calif. –, Monarch Tractor maker of the MK-V, the fully electric, driver-optional, smart tractor, today announced the first tractors a coming off the Founder Series production line at its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Livermore, Calif. The rollout comes less than 2 years since Monarch unveiled its groundbreaking tractor that combines electrification, automation, and data analysis to help farmers reduce their carbon footprint, improve field safety, streamline farming operations, and increase their bottom lines. 

Constellation Brand the leading global premium, fine wine and craft spirits producer and largest beer importer in the US, has partnered with Monar as its first customer, through its purchase of the first six Founder Series MK-V tractors. The delivery of MK-V tractors to Constellation Brands will be followed by additional customer shipments to family farms and other large multinational corporations

Utilizing a Monarch MK-V in place of a comparable diesel tractor is the equivalent emission reduction of removing 14 passenger vehicles from the road. Considering near 25% of global emissions result from agriculture, the zero-emission Monarch Tractor will help make meaningful emissions reductions as the use of Monarch Tractors scale in an industry that has been historically difficult to decarbonize. The use of the MK-V tractor simultaneously helps solve numerous challenges farmers face today including labor shortages, safety concerns, increased customer scrutiny for sustainable practices, government regulations, and more. Key features of the MK-V include: 

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