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TORRANCE, Calif.
(Sept. 21, 2011) - Get ready: the fall harvest season is nearly upon us. The so-called “lazy” days of summer will undoubtedly give way to a very busy harvest for farmers across the county, increasing the likelihood for fatigue and risk of injury for tractor operators logging extra hours in the fields...

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Kubota Sells 1.5 Million Units in United States:  As Kubota Corporation, Osaka, Japan, begins to celebrate 40 years in the United States, the global equipment manufacturer hits another milestone as its U.S. distributor Kubota Tractor Corporation, Torrance, Calif., announces it has retailed 1.5 million Kubota units in America...
Kubota Encourages a “Safety First” Attitude to Help Avoid Equipment-related Youth Accidents this Summer:  School may be out and classrooms may be quiet, but now is the perfect time to study up on tractor and equipment safety. Warmer weather, longer days, outdoor fun and visits to the country…these are the makings of childhood memories, and Kubota Tractor Corporation wants to help ensure those memories are happy ones by providing some important safety reminders...
The Power of Choice: Kubota Expands Zero-Turn Mower Line:  Kubota introduces the new ZG332 and continues to add to its line of zero-turn mowers to include both full-size and compact models available with Kubota gasoline and diesel engines. Whether seeking the convenience of a gas-powered engine, or the fuel-efficiency and power inherent with diesel, operators will find just the mower they need in Kubota’s Z-Series line-up...
Kubota Ramps-Up Innovations in its Utility Vehicle Line:  Kubota Tractor Corporation announces the latest version of its popular RTV900 workhorse utility vehicle model, the new and improved RTV900XT.  Building on the strengths of Kubota’s diesel-powered RTV900, this model’s key new feature is the exclusive Variable Hydro Transmission (VHT) Plus2, boasting higher torque to maximize towing and hauling performance, along with smooth dynamic-braking and easier shifting, making the Kubota RTV900XT ideal for the toughest residential and professional jobs...
Kubota Tractor Corporation Announces New President  Kubota Corporation has named Mr. Yuichi “Ken” Kitao as new President of Kubota Tractor Corporation, based in Torrance, Calif.  Kitao, who earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tokyo University, has been with Kubota Corporation for 32 years in the company’s engineering and tractor machinery division...
Kubota Introduces New L-Series Standard Compact Tractors  Kubota Tractor Corporation adds power and new deluxe features to its Standard L-Series with the introduction of the L3200 and L3800. Available in two-and-four wheel drive models, the L3200 and the L3800 deliver 31.9 and 37.4 gross horsepower, respectively. New deluxe styling, operator control features, and performance-matched loader and backhoe bring exceptional value to Kubota’s L-Series models...
Kubota and Paladin Enter Strategic Marketing Alliance  Selected Kubota Dealers now have the opportunity to offer Paladin-branded attachments, such as buckets, trenchers, sweepers, augers, dozer blades, power rakes and more, that are allied-approved for use with the Kubota SVL compact track loader series, to retail customers. Paladin product lines include attachments and related products sold as Bradco, McMillen, Harley, Sweepster, and FFC products. The strategic alliance between Kubota and Paladin Construction Group also allows specific Paladin-branded, allied-approved products to be financed through Kubota Credit Corporation when sold by Kubota Dealers...
Tractor Safety Crucial During Harvest Months  For many, harvest season means bountiful crops and the joy of harvesting the fruits of the year’s labor. However, for tractor operators, harvest can be the most dangerous time of year with increased hours in the field, extended equipment use and the process of attaching and detaching various implements. As this year’s busy fall harvest season gets underway, Kubota Tractor Corporation is encouraging all tractor and equipment users to renew their emphasis on safety in observance of National Farm Safety and Health Week, September 19-25, 2010...
Kubota Enters Compact Track Loader Market  Kubota Tractor Corporation announces the arrival of its new, eagerly awaited, compact track loader series, with the introduction of the 75-horsepower SVL75 and the 90-horsepower SVL90 models. Powered by efficient Kubota engines, the new compact track loaders are all-Kubota designed, engineered, and manufactured to deliver exceptional reliability, durability and quality that operators have come to expect from Kubota...
Kubota Approves Use of B20 Biodiesel Fuels in Selected Kubota Diesel Products  Kubota Tractor Corporation announces a Kubota initiative to approve the use of “B20” biodiesel fuels in selected Kubota diesel-powered products in the United States equipment market.  Biodiesel fuels, most often offered in a blended-petroleum format, are derived from vegetable oils such as soybean and are offered in the United States as an alternative source for energy. The approved blends of biodiesel fuel for use in Kubota diesel-powered products range up to a “B20” blend that consists of 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel...
Kubota Releases New L Series Compact Tractor-Loader Package  Kubota has packaged its new 37.4 gross-horsepower L3700 Special Utility tractor with a performance-matched Quick Attach/Detach loader to add even more overall customer value to its popular L series line. The L3700SU includes Kubota’s highly reliable, 30 PTO horsepower, E-TVCS vertical liquid-cooled, indirect injection, diesel engine for added power to make this tractor-loader package ideal for a wide range of tasks from small chores to landscaping...
Kubota Reminds Operators to Double-Up on Safety for National Safety Month  According to the National Agriculture Tractor Safety Initiative, research shows that, when used together, Roll-Over Protection Structures (ROPS) and seatbelts are 98 percent effective in preventing tractor-related injuries and deaths. A ROPS and fastened seat belt help to provide a safety zone that may reduce the chance of serious injury or death in the case of a rollover accident. June is the National Safety Council’s Safety Month, and Kubota Tractor Corporation reminds all equipment users to always make time for safety when operating equipment...
Kubota Announces New Value-packed B3300SU Compact Tractor-plus-Loader Unit  Kubota has combined a newly engineered, 33-horsepower model from its popular B series compact tractor line with a convenient quick-attach/detach loader to add more overall customer value into an economical, but powerful and versatile B3300SU package. This affordable, multi-purpose compact tractor offers a 33-gross-horsepower/25 hp PTO, 4-cylinder, E-TVCS liquid-cooled, Kubota diesel engine delivering an efficient blend of power and performance...
Kubota Utility Vehicles are Engineered for Versatility, Built for Durability  Kubota Tractor Corporation offers a full line of hard-working utility vehicles to fit a variety of professional and lifestyle needs. Kubota’s utility vehicle lineup includes the workhorse RTV900; an all-weather, air-conditioned RTV1100; a transformable one-to-two-row RTV1140CPX; and the compact, gas-powered RTV500. All Kubota RTV models are built for reliability and durability to handle a range of tasks with ease, style and safety. Kubota’s utility vehicles are ideal for small- and large-property owners, contractors, and outdoor enthusiasts...
Kubota Releases New U55 Tight Tail Swing Compact Excavator  Kubota introduces the U55, its largest model in the U-Series of compact excavators. The new Kubota U55 five-ton tight tail swing compact excavator is designed to provide outstanding power while working in tight job sites, where lifting capacity over the front is important. With a medium-length arm that enhances arm crowd force, a wide doorway and plenty of operator space, the U55 now replaces Kubota’s popular KX161-3 compact excavator...
Kubota Introduces New KX057-4 Compact Excavator  Kubota introduces the KX057-4, a new conventional tail swing model in the five-ton class. This new KX-4 Series compact excavator is designed to provide operators with enhanced performance and increased stability in open areas. The KX057-4 offers an optional hydraulic float angle blade with 25-degree pivot angle for increased productivity; while the machine’s new design adds stability and lift capacity. “We’re pleased to add our KX057-4 excavator to offer power, performance and comfort to help meet the demands of construction equipment operators,” says Keith Rohrbacker, Kubota product manager. “A completely new design, this latest five-ton compact excavator from Kubota has outstanding features geared toward efficiency and productivity...
Kubota Provides Haitian Earthquake Relief Donations  Kubota employees around the world would like to express our sympathy for the victims and their families of the recent earthquake disaster in Haiti,” states Dr. Satoshi Iida, President, Kubota Tractor Corporation (USA). “Kubota sincerely hopes for the eventual recovery and re-settlement of those impacted by this crisis. It is our hope that this donation will be helpful to the significant humanitarian work ongoing toward relief efforts in the aftermath of the earthquake...
Kubota Awarded Competitively Bid Contract by NJPA  Kubota Tractor Corporation has been awarded a vendor contract with the National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) in the landscape and grounds equipment category. NJPA includes a network of more than 30,000 municipal agencies across the U.S., and Kubota has been selected as a competitively bid vendor (Contract #081209-KTC) to supply Kubota’s entire lineup of innovative turf and landscape equipment to the municipal and educational agencies that makeup the NJPA network. With Kubota named...
Tractor Safety as Fundamental as a Parachute on a Plane  After a recent tractor rollover accident, a farmer likened not having a tractor rollover protection structure, or ROPS, to falling out of an airplane without a parachute – a safety precaution not often thought about until the plane is about to crash.  In this particular incident, when the tractor he was driving was rear-ended by a truck and rolled over, he was able to walk away with only minor injuries because his tractor was equipped with a ROPS and his seatbelt was fastened...
Kubota Increases Size and Power of M Series Deluxe Mid-Size Ag-Utility Tractors Kubota introduces four new models to its M-Series deluxe mid-size ag/utility tractor line: the Kubota M100X, M110X, M126X and the M135X. Each tractor in the series is versatile, powerful and productive and features 97.7, 107.5, 125, and 135 net horsepower engines respectively. The M135X is Kubota's most powerful M-Series tractor yet, with a 374 cubic inch, turbocharged direct injection diesel engine that boasts 118 PTO horsepower...
Kubota Promotes Utility Vehicle Safety to Help Reduce Accidents Nationwide June brings with it warmer, longer days and more time spent working outside and enjoying the great outdoors. While the summer sun may make you feel carefree, it is as important as ever to be careful, particularly when operating equipment...


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