Zetor

Cheffins latest sale features further Ford conversions

Cheffins latest sale features further Ford conversions

Ford based specialist tractors are always popular at auctions. At the last vintage and classic sale held by Cheffins, a...

July 21, 2021

Is the end nigh for Eastern Bloc tractors?

Is the end nigh for Eastern Bloc tractors?

Tractors manufactured in the old Eastern Bloc never enjoyed the ‘rosiest’ of reputations in the west. Often considered outdated and...

July 12, 2021

Zetor celebrates 75th year of tractor production

Zetor celebrates 75th year of tractor production

While hidden behind the Iron Curtain, eastern European manufacturers had little success in selling their tractors to the west, except...

June 11, 2021

Zetor Major updated with cab choice and Stage V engine

Zetor Major updated with cab choice and Stage V engine

Zetor has updated its Major 80 model with an engine that now meets Stage V emission standards. The engine remains...

June 8, 2021

Zetor to ‘re-invigorate the brand’ at the National Ploughing Championships

Zetor to ‘re-invigorate the brand’ at the National Ploughing Championships

Zetor is reportedly planning a significant presence at next month’s National Ploughing Championships. It’s part of the manufacturer’s drive to...

August 16, 2019

Zetor records a loss in 2018 amidst ‘challenging’ market conditions

Zetor records a loss in 2018 amidst ‘challenging’ market conditions

As a result of “many circumstances”, Zetor recorded a financial loss last year (2018). It has implemented a cost-reduction plan...

March 6, 2019

Watch: Zetor releases footage of new-era Crystal HD

Watch: Zetor releases footage of new-era Crystal HD

Back on August 23, we brought you news that Zetor had unveiled its latest Crystal model – half a century...

November 21, 2018

Polish ‘bear’ to dance with the Czechs?

Polish ‘bear’ to dance with the Czechs?

The future of Ursus (which means ‘bear’ in Polish) was brought into question recently when the Polish company issued a...

October 18, 2018

Pics: New-look 171hp Zetor Crystal breaks cover

Pics: New-look 171hp Zetor Crystal breaks cover

Back on August 15, we brought you news that Zetor would shortly unveil its latest Crystal model – half a...

August 23, 2018

New-look 171hp Zetor Crystal on the way

New-look 171hp Zetor Crystal on the way

According to Zetor, the Crystal is the tractor that made it famous “all over the world” 50 years ago. The...

August 15, 2018

3,000km in a 70-year-old Zetor

3,000km in a 70-year-old Zetor

Martin Havelka is something of a legend among Czech tractor fans. For three years he has been undertaking adventures in...

August 14, 2018

‘Mass production’ of newest Zetor design kicks off

‘Mass production’ of newest Zetor design kicks off

During recent days, the first Zetor Major tractors to feature a “new design” came off the production line at Brno (Czech...

July 24, 2018

Zetor hits the ‘highlands’ with its new-look workhorses

Zetor hits the ‘highlands’ with its new-look workhorses

Zetor brought eight tractors to the recent Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland (June 21-24) – a line-up which included...

June 27, 2018

Over 20,000 Zetor Forterra tractors roll off the line in 20 years

Over 20,000 Zetor Forterra tractors roll off the line in 20 years

Zetor is celebrating a milestone of sorts; its Forterra tractor has now been around for  20 years. Since 1998, a...

April 27, 2018

Zetor turns heads…as ‘Major’ design revamp rolls out across Europe

Zetor turns heads…as ‘Major’ design revamp rolls out across Europe

Zetor, not surprisngly, put on a big show at TechAgro – the biggest agricultural trade event in its native market, the...

April 18, 2018

Zetor forges ahead into new world markets; where to next?

Zetor forges ahead into new world markets; where to next?

Zetor is continuing on its drive to push into new markets around the world – as part of a project...

April 5, 2018

New ‘pint-sized’ Zetor keeps buyers in ‘Czech’

New ‘pint-sized’ Zetor keeps buyers in ‘Czech’

New at this year’s LAMMA show from Czech manufacturer Zetor was the Hortus HS 65 tractor. Together with the new...

January 23, 2018

Zetor embarks on €550 million Russian tractor deal

Zetor embarks on €550 million Russian tractor deal

6,000 Zetor Forterra tractor ‘sets’ are destined for Russia – between now and 2022. It’s part of an agreement between...

November 27, 2017