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We ran comparison tests at ASV proving grounds in Minnesota, operating ASV and competitor skid steers and CTLs in the same conditions.

Evaluating ASV skid steers and CTL loaders

Grainews reviews features and 
performance in tough conditions

When ASV launched its newest compact track loader, the VT-70 High Output, it invited Grainews to its manufacturing plant and proving grounds for a look around. The company also offered us a chance to see for ourselves what we thought of the full product line and let us compare their machines to competing models. Naturally, we took them up […] Read more

PHOTOS: Grainews practical testing team heads to Minnesota

When ASV launched a new compact track loader model, Grainews put it through its paces at the company’s proving grounds

In late May, Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey and online editor Greg Berg headed south to Grand Rapids, Minnesota, to attend the official launch of ASV’s newest compact track loader (CTL), the VT-70 High Output. Grand Rapids is home to the brand’s assembly plant and proving grounds. While they were there, the Grainews team also […] Read more


ASV introduces a small model designed for work in tight spaces, the RT-30 (see at bottom) and a high-horsepower model for heavier jobs, the RT-120 (above).

ASV adds models at the high and low end

The Minnesota brand unveils 
a model for tight spaces and 
another offering big horsepower

Following closely on the heels of the debut of its VT-70 track loader, Minnesota-based ASV has introduced two more new models to its line of track loaders, the compact RT-30, which is meant to be a little brother to the larger VT-70, and the biggest machine it’s built yet, the RT-120. The RT-30 is meant […] Read more

The new mid-frame VT-70 compact track loader from ASV LLC uses a vertical lift loader linkage for applications requiring continuously level loads. 


New compact track loader from ASV

Minnesota-based brand strengthens its offering after return to the marketplace

Minnesota-based ASV has introduced its first mid-frame, vertical lift compact track loader, the Posi-Track VT-70. It features a vertical lift loader linkage capable of extended reach while maintaining level bucket loads, which is useful for loading pallets. ASV says it has incorporated the company’s patented Posi-Track rubber track suspension into the VT-70’s design. That’s a […] Read more