TAG: utility vehicles

Versatile vehicles

July 24, 2019By
UTV (Photo: John Deere)

With trailers full of mowing and maintenance equipment, some landscape contractors may ask themselves, “Why add another piece to the puzzle? What’s the point of adding a UTV to my fleet?” Utility vehicles, or UTVs, are versatile machines that can be used in many applications. They can haul materials such as soil, stone, brick or mulch. They also can be... read more

Kubota intros new UTVs

January 17, 2018By

Kubota Tractor Corp. introduced six RTV-X1120 models of UTVs, to be available at Kubota dealerships in February. The RTV-X1120 features a three-cylinder, 24.8-gross-hp diesel engine. The engine and VHT-X transmission provide a top speed of 29 mph. With the switch of a lever, the hydraulic-lift (worksite models only) cargo box rises to dump materials, and standard 2-inch receivers are located... read more

Caterpillar plans to enter UTV market

October 16, 2017By

Ahead of the 2017 GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., Caterpillar unveiled plans to enter the utility vehicle (UTV) market. The company has entered into a manufacturing and supply agreement with Textron Specialized Vehicles (TSV), a division of Textron Inc., and will offer UTV models sold through participating Cat dealerships starting in 2018. “We are excited about our introduction of the first-ever Cat... read more

John Deere releases new UTVs, updates CUTs

September 13, 2017By

John Deere made additions and updates to its product portfolio, including utility vehicles and compact utility tractors. Utility vehicles First up, John Deere introduced two new utility vehicles to its lineup: the gas-powered Gator HPX615E and the diesel-powered Gator HPX815E. “These new models offer even more cargo handling versatility,” said Mark Davey, John Deere marketing manager, Gator utility vehicles. “Our... read more

JRCO: Broadcast Spreader

March 8, 2017By

JRCO has an electric broadcast spreader attachment to fit zero-turn, stand-on and walk-behind mowers as well as utility vehicles. With a 2.2 cubic ft. polyethylene hopper and a 120-lbs. capacity, this heavy-duty, corrosion-resistant broadcaster spreads granular and pelletized fertilizer, seed and ice-melting pellets. Electronic speed control accurately maintains spread pattern widths from 5 to 24 ft. Stainless steel vibrating agitator... read more

American Landmaster intros new pro-grade UTV line

September 13, 2016By

For years, American SportWorks built its name as a manufacturer of go-karts—or “fun karts,” as the company calls them—and other recreational vehicles. Since its rebranding as American Landmaster in May, however, the company says it has increased focus on its newly launched utility vehicle (UTV) line, touting its professional-grade performance. On Sept. 7-8, the manufacturer invited media members from the agriculture and... read more