LIVERMORE, Calif. – December 2, 2022 – Monarch Tractor, maker of the MK-V, the fully electric, driver-optional, smart tractor, yesterday announced the first tractors are coming off the Founder Series production line at its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Livermore, California. Delivery of the first six Founder Series MK-V tractors will be to Constellation Brands, the leading global premium, fine wine and craft spirits producer and largest beer importer in the US, which will be followed by additional customer shipments to family farms and other large multi-national corporations.
Robert Hanson, Executive Vice President and President, Wine & Spirits Division, Constellation Brands explains the reasoning for the purchase of the emissions-free tractors by stating, "We're very committed to protecting, preserving and giving back to the environment. It's an essential aspect of what we need to do to sustain our business going forward" and further notes, “To farm that vineyard with the Monarch tractors is demonstrating our leadership and commitment to changing the way we farm moving forward so it's done in a way that's better for our world."
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