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Kubota-Tractor-Corporation-Logo

Kubota Tractor Corporation (KTC) and Kubota Credit Corporation (KCC) is relocating their headquarters to Grapevine, Tex.

Both companies are U.S. subsidiaries of Kubota Corporation, based in Osaka, Japan, and have been planning for increased efficiencies on the heels of recent expansions and an aggressive growth strategy. The move will affect about 180 employees and is expected to happen within the next 18 months.

Mahindra 2500 Series

Mahindra has given its 2500 series tractors a significant update. All 2500 series tractors now feature Mahindra’s exclusive mCRD technology to achieve Tier IV compliance.

The 2555, 55-horsepower 2555 is available in four configurations and is the most versatile tractor in this model series, which ranges from 40-65 horsepower. According to Mahindra, 2500 series tractors are ideal for moving hay bales, tilling, and managing livestock and produce operations.

2015 Bobcat 3650

Bobcat Company has added to its 2015 UTV lineup with the introduction of the new 3600 and 3650 hydrostatic-drive models.

The utility vehicles feature a new 24-horsepower Kohler diesel engine – the same engine used to power the 2015 3400 and 3400XL models.

New Holland C Series

New Holland has announced that its new C Series loader backhoes and tractor loader feature Tier 4 Final emissions-compliant engines. As well, New Holland boasts that the machines offer improved engine response, fuel efficiency and serviceability, and an optional auto-ride control. The lineup includes the B95C, B95C TC, B95C LR and B110C loader backhoes and the U80C tractor loader.

“These machines deliver the power and torque needed to get any digging, loading, trenching or pushing job done faster,” says Paul Wade, New Holland Construction marketing manager. “The new engines in these machines not only meet the strict Tier 4 Final emissions standards, they improve fuel efficiency without compromising engine performance.”

Mahindra eMAX Tractor

Mahindra USA and Rush Limbaugh have joined forces for the second-annual Salute To Veterans promotion on The Rush Limbaugh Show. The promotion will give away a Mahindra eMAX 22HST tractor with loader to an active duty service member or veteran of the U.S. military for Memorial Day 2015.

Entries are being accepted for the tractor giveaway between now and May 24, 11:59 pm PT at www.premierenetworks.com/sweeps/mahindra2015. The winner will be selected in a random drawing on May 26, 2015.

John Deere 5075E

The North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA) announced that John Deere received the 2015 Dealer’s Choice Award for Full-line Manufacturers. This award is presented annually to manufacturers who receive exemplary ratings in 12 operational categories from the NAEDA’s Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey.

“This is great news and we’re extremely proud to be ranked so highly by NAEDA dealers,” says Bob Timmons, director, sales, John Deere Ag and Turf Division. “John Deere dealers do an exceptional job in providing quality products and services to customers and are a major factor in our overall success today.”

Mahindra 1500 Series

Mahindra dealers are now showcasing the new 1500 series tractors, featuring Mahindra’s mCRD technology.

“Mahindra invested $30 million to design and engineer the easy to operate and maintain mCRD engines, creating a Tier IV compliant solution that delivers the value expected from the Mahindra brand,” says Cleo Franklin, Mahindra USA’s vice president of Marketing and Strategic Planning. “Mahindra’s commitment to our customer-first strategy continues to lead product development.”

Curtis Cab Massey Ferguson

Curtis Industries LLC has released its new cab system for the Massey Ferguson GC1700 Series sub-compact tractors. The redesigned cab fits tractors equipped with either the DL95 or DL100 loader.

The Curtis Premium cab features powder-coated, commercial grade steel frame, doors and roof. Tilt out windshield and sliding glass windows offer superior ventilation in any weather condition. Total-seal doors are pin-hinged for easy removal.

John Deere 6M Tractor

John Deere has expanded its lineup of 6M and 6R Series Tractors for model year 2015.

“Our objective is to continually expand our tractor line to meet a wide variety of customer needs, yet be able to offer the same proven performance, reliability and service standards in every 6 Family model,” says Kory Ross, mid-tractor product manager for John Deere. “The new models in our 6M and 6R Series continue that tradition, with tractors ranging from 110 to 215 engine horsepower, and build commonality in horsepower and other features within the 6 Family.”

John Deere 3038E Action

John Deere has given its 3032E and 3038E compact utility tractors some updates for added convenience, comfort and ease of use.

“The 3E Series is designed to make our customers’ work easier,” says Scott Schadler, John Deere product marketing manager. “Their compact size, dependability, implement capabilities and affordability make the 3E Series a versatile tool for loading, hauling, blading/grading, digging, tilling and mowing.”

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