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Off-Highway Heritage

Sepia image of a man on an old John Deere tractor

At John Deere, we have more than 85 years of off-highway engine experience and expertise. Since 1949, we have designed and manufactured more than 7 million diesel engines and have established a network of more than 4,000 John Deere dealers that offer engine service and support.


John Deere is a leader in developing world-class diesel engines and integrating them into off-highway applications. John Deere engines are distributed to OEMs worldwide for use in construction, marine, agricultural and forestry machines, air compressors, electrical generator sets and irrigation pumps.  John Deere also manufactures drivetrain components.


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