Arbos Group factory, Italy: New Italian contender

Familiar European tractor makers are looking to other global markets to boost their presence, but interestingly Chinese firms are eyeing up EU tractor sales. Although several have touted their wares at some of the big shows, Arbos is one that seems to keep plugging away to gain a foothold. We enjoy a tour of the Arbos Group’s Italian tractor plant, where the 5000 Series (110 to 136hp) models are assembled

30 Apr 2020

First seen at the 2015 Agritechnica, it is astonishing how far the ‘new’ tractor maker has come since the Chinese Foton Lovol Group bought the rights to the Italian Arbos brand name in mid-2014. The project actually began in 2011, when the first Arbos Group staff quietly moved into a research and development building in Bologna, Italy.