John Deere Active Command Steering

Chuck Zimmerman

Matt ArnoldActive Command Steering was one of the new things getting a lot of attention at the National Farm Machinery Show. These young guys were working on one of the simulators that were set up so attendees could get a real sense of how it works.

I spoke with Matt Arnold, Senior Marketing Representative, about the new product. He says it’s an option on the Model Year 2011 8R Series tractors. It’s a smart steering system that’s speed compensated. It adjusts the lock to lock ratio of the steering wheel as well as the effort. You can hear Matt explain how it works in my interview with him.

By the way there’s an 8R Active Command Steering Game waiting for you to try out. You can find it with this link.

You can listen to my interview with Matt here: Matt Arnold Interview

2011 National Farm Machinery Show Photo Album

Agribusiness, Audio, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, Tractor

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  1. It is interesting to see how far machinery has come since even 20 years ago. John Deere is becoming the Cadillac of agricultural and farming machinery.

  2. It is interesting to see how far machinery has come since even 20 years ago. John Deere is becoming the Cadillac of agricultural and farming machinery.

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