John Deere Electric Backhoe Concept Demonstrates Performance Benefits for Construction Industry

The 310 X Tier concept machine is designed to offer lower operating costs and noise, improving overall productivity for customers.


On this week’s episode of OEM Industry Update, our colleague Becky Schultz, editor of sister publication Equipment Today and contributor to, speaks with Brian Henning of John Deere about the benefits of the company’s 310 X Tier concept engineering machine that was demonstrated at The Utility Expo 2021. Advantages of the machine include operating inside of buildings or noise sensitive areas like hospitals. The design is intended to provide substantially lower daily operating costs, lower jobsite noise, enhanced machine reliability, and zero tailpipe emissions.        

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