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AEM: U.S. 2WD Tractor Sales Rebound
MILWAUKEE — Total U.S. sales of 2WD drive tractors for May gained 17% compared to May 2017, bolstered by gains of 20% in both the 100-plus horsepower and under-40 horsepower categories, according to the latest data from the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Total May year-to-date sales for 2WD tractors gained 5% compared to last year: 100-plus horsepower tractors flat at minus-1%, with 6% gains for under 40 horsepower and 3% growth for 40-100 horsepower size tractors.
May U.S. sales of 4WD tractors faltered with a 6% decline compared to last year, resulting in May YTD growth of 2% compared to last year.
U.S. sales of self-propelled combines remained strong in May, with a 52% gain compared to May 2017 and year-to-date growth of 26.5%. Read more »