Kubota North America Corporation, Markham, Ontario, (CND): Kubota North America Corporation, the parent for Kubota Tractor Corporation (USA) and Kubota Canada Ltd., today previewed the all-new M8 Series. The M8 Series (M8-191 – 190HP / M8-211 – 210HP) is Kubota’s breakthrough tractor lineup boasting over 200 engine horsepower. It answers the call of forward-thinking farmers and is the company’s newest, largest and highest horsepower utility ag tractor yet. This announcement builds on Kubota’s strategy to penetrate the North American large utility tractor market with its customized OEM agreement with Buhler Industries Inc. revealed earlier this year. The agreement enables Kubota to blend its engineering excellence with its partner’s proven-history of development and production of similar horsepower-sized tractors to create and launch the new M8 Series tractors. ”Kubota is proud to present the new M8 Series tractor. The new M8 represents our continued focus on growth in the agricultural market by delivering products that exceed our customer needs. It’s a tractor built in Canada that is well suited for our Canadian farmers.” said Bob Hickey, President of Kubota Canada Ltd.
Kubota Unveils M8 Series Tractor Line – Cab:
Kubota’s new M8 Series is purpose-built for comfort, power and simplicity. The easy to use and conveniently located controls make the M8 Series a great fit for many applications. The cab boasts an impressive 148 cubic feet of space, and every inch is designed to deliver a superior operational experience. Ample sound insulation and premium seating provide a comfortable environment and are designed to mitigate operator fatigue during long days and nights in the field. The tractor’s cab was designed around the concept of “an office with a view” and includes various seat and operator comfort options such as all-weather climate control, an ergonomically designed multi-function command center and excellent visibility.
Cummins B6.7 Performance Series engine:
The M8 Series is paired with the formidable Cummins B6.7 Performance Series engine for exceptional reliability. Available in 190 horsepower and 210 horsepower models, the B6.7 delivers exceptional power, fuel efficiency and EPA Tier 4 Final compliant emissions. Easy to operate, the M8 Series is compatible with all leading industry precision farming solutions – whether engaging auto steering to simplify tasks or utilizing prescription mapping, the tractors are engineered for complete precision farming experience.
Kubota’s new M8 Series – Canadian farm shows:
Kubota’s new M8 Series will be showcased at three upcoming Canadian farm shows, including Expo-Champs in St-Liboire, QC on Aug, 27-29, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show Ontario, Woodstock, ON, on Sep 10-12, and Agri-Trade Equipment Expo, RedDeer, AB on Nov 6-8. This new tractor series will be available at authorized Kubota dealerships in the spring of 2020.
About Kubota Canada:
Kubota Canada Ltd. (KCL) is a subsidiary of Kubota Corporation, a tractor and heavy equipment manufacturer based in Osaka, Japan. KCL markets and distributes Kubota-engineered and manufactured equipment, which includes a complete line of tractors (up to 210-horsepower), performance-matched implements, compact and utility tractors, compact construction, landscaping and public work equipment, residential lawn and garden equipment, commercial turf products and utility vehicles. For product literature or dealer locations, contact Kubota Canada Ltd. at 5900 14th Avenue, Markham, Ontario L3S 4K4, Canada.
About Buhler Industries Inc (TSX: BUI), Winnipeg, Canada:
Buhler Industries Announces OEM Agreement with Kubota Corporation. Buhler Industries Inc (TSX: BUI), a leading manufacturer of machinery distributed under the Versatile and Farm King brands, has entered into an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Kubota Corporation to develop and produce a new tractor platform in the mid-range front-wheel assist segment. “This agreement is exciting for both companies,” explained Grant Adolph, Chief Operating Officer of Buhler Industries. “The Versatile brand has a global reputation in agriculture for building high horsepower tractors that are reliable and well-built. As Kubota Corporation expands their presence in the farm machinery industry, these brand qualities are in line with their core values.” … read more – agrartechnik-jobs.de, lmv-jobboerse – Manfred Lorenzen, Soest