The A.C. Lectric Tractor: A New Line of Electric Garden Tractors


Tractor with Trailer 
Attach a trailer to the A.C. Lectric Tractor to make hauling yard and garden debris easier.

It takes the falling of a giant pine to give sunlight, rain, and space for growth of new, young trees. Such is the story of A.C.Lectric Tractors. Building on the legacy of the GE Elec-Trac garden tractors, Alan Lionudakis has created a modern electronic marvel. Imagine a yard tractor with zero pollution, plenty of power and a long battery life. Then, imagine it all coming from Missouri, the heart of the country.

In 1968, General Electric released a battery-powered electric garden tractor, the Elec-Trac.  It was a big hit for small farms and homeowners alike. With a variety of tools and attachments, there wasn’t much it couldn’t do. Times were different though; carbon-based fuels were cheap and awareness of emission’s damage to the planet wasn’t widely recognized. The Green Revolution was a ways off, after all MOTHER EARTH NEWS wouldn’t publish its first issue for another two years.  The Elec-Trac was just too ahead of its time, and it disappeared from the market. Another viable option wouldn’t be available for nearly 40 years.

Chainsaw Accessories
You can use the electric tractor as a clean energy source for powering electric chainsaws, weed eaters and more.

Trailer Hitch 
The trailer hitch allows attachments to be connected to the tractor. 

Fate’s a funny thing; a chance meeting, a piece of old machinery capturing your imagination and magical things can happen. Alan Lionudakis, a California transplant to Missouri, fell in love with the Elec-Trac and helped repair and restore several of the vintage GE electric tractors.  A bad knee surgery forced a career change. His days as an electrician came to an end. With a thirty-five year background in electronics, manufacturing, mechanics, and an unquenchable curiosity and creative spirit, Alan set about to create a modern heavy-duty, high-quality version of the Elec-Trac.  Already possessing a desire to create an eco-friendly product, he spent countless hours researching ways to upgrade and modernize the Elec-Trac. Lionudakis started A.C. Lectric Tractor, and founded the only company in America producing a high-quality, all-electric yard and farm tractor.

Brian Edmond
4/16/2018 12:32:27 PM

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