TAG: Automower

Husqvarna expands commercial lineup with new engines, new machines

October 17, 2018By

Husqvarna added several new products to its lineup: Yamaha engines for Husqvarna Z500 series commercial zero-turns, the Automower 550 and 550H, chainsaws, hedge trimmers and more. “We are excited to announce that we’re expanding our commercial product lineup even further to offer professionals more solutions to increase productivity and efficiency and help grow their businesses,” said Earl Bennett, president of Husqvarna... read more

Husqvarna’s Automower now compatible with Amazon Alexa

September 10, 2018By

Husqvarna’s Automower, the company’s robotic mower, is now compatible with Amazon Alexa. The first version is available in English. “Our customers rightly expect Husqvarna products to be in the forefront and work with the mobile infrastructure and technical possibilities of today, giving them multiple and evermore convenient ways of interacting with our products,” said Sascha Menges, president of Husqvarna division.... read more

Husqvarna launches Alexa automation for robotic mowers

March 15, 2018By

Husqvarna robotic mowers are now compatible with Amazon’s cloud-based voice service Alexa. With the integration, homeowners with the Husqvarna Automower will be able to start, stop and park their mower, as well as receive status updates from their mower by asking Alexa. The first version will be available Sept. 1 in all Automower Connect-equipped robotic mowers from Husqvarna, including all... read more

Husqvarna event considers future of landscape maintenance

March 1, 2017By
Husqvarna Automower

Imagine you’re maintaining a property and you run out of trimmer line. You’ll have to hop in the truck and drive back to the shop to get more or have a co-worker drive some out to you—both of which are entirely inefficient. But what if there was another way? In a video screened at a Husqvarna press event called Silent City... read more

Roomba’s quest for the lawn

February 24, 2016By
photo: Husqvarna

For a decade, companies like John Deere and Husqvarna have made robotic mowers that function similar to a Roomba vacuum. In fact, iRobot, the company behind the Roomba vacuums, recently settled a dispute over radio frequencies with the Federal Communications Commission and will produce its own brand of robotic mowers. Similar products are already on the market, like Husqvarna’s Automower... read more