Join Our Mailing List!
Latest News:
VOTE NOW FOR PITTSBURGH’S INAUGURAL ‘BUSINESS ... -- "The Pittsburgh business community is welcoming the inaugural Business Choice ..." -- 01 April 2018
CWCC Continues Acts of Kindness as They Launch ... -- "The Catholic Women's College Club (CWCC) held their first meeting of 2018 at ..." -- 31 March 2018
Washington County attracts 90 Economic ... -- "Washington County, which leads the Greater Pittsburgh Region in energy ..." -- 31 March 2018
Vendors needed for Fundraiser to Benefit ... -- "A fundraiser for the Elizabeth Community Veterans Memorial and Elizabeth Boro ..." -- 31 March 2018
SHIM’s Prospect Park Family Center Moves to ... -- "New Location Provides More Space For GrowthIn March, South Hills Interfaith ..." -- 31 March 2018
Senator Camera Bartolotta Announces She Will Not ... -- "State Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) recently announced she would not run for ..." -- 31 March 2018
Peters Township Parks and Recreation Department ... -- "The schedule for session 2, which lasts eight weeks, is now available. ..." -- 31 March 2018
North Belle Vernon Community Bank Park Upcoming ... -- "North Belle Vernon Community Bank Park Upcoming Events." -- 31 March 2018
Save the Date! MVRCC Annual Golf Outing Scheduled ... -- "The Mon Valley Regional Chamber will host its annual golf outing on Thursday, ..." -- 31 March 2018
April 2018 News from the Greater Monessen ... -- "The Greater Monessen Historical Society recently announced the following events." -- 31 March 2018

Automotive

(BPT) - The cars of today aren't quite your father's car. While that's not a surprise given the rise in new technology for the automotive sector, what some homeowners may find surprising is the level of technology with items in the garage next to the car - like the lawn equipment. Here are three unique ways today's lawn equipment is featuring automotive-like technology.

23477246 original
RZT-S Zero Cub Cadet lawn tractors are the world’s only electric zero-turn rider with steering wheel control and four-wheel steering.

Bluetooth Connectivity

While Bluetooth technology has become more of a standard on new cars, it is actually a unique feature on lawn equipment. With the Cub Connect mobile app, owners can connect their smartphone with certain lawn mowers, garden tractors and zero turn riders via Bluetooth. It takes the guesswork out of maintenance by allowing the lawn tractor to alert its owner about needed oil changes, blade maintenance, air filter replacements and other routine maintenance.

"With so many apps available for things homeowners don't use, this app can actually help them keep track of maintenance for an important piece of equipment," says Jason Cameron, home expert and TV host.

Electronic Fuel-Injected Engines

Electronic Fuel-Injected Engines - or EFI engines - were popularized in the automotive sector in 1980s. However, no one had been able to engineer the same type of technology in residential lawn tractors until this year. For the first time ever, fuel-injected engines are now available on XT2 LX42 Cub Cadet lawn tractors. The new engine technology reduces emissions and delivers excellent fuel consumption - using up to 25 percent less fuel than carbureted engines that are standard on other lawn tractors.

"According to a recent study, lower fuel consumption is a top benefit to residential lawn mower customers," Cameron says. "And they have a willingness to pay for fuel-injection technology - more than half surveyed were likely to purchase a riding mower with a fuel-injected engine."

Another advantage of the engine technology is that riding mowers with these engines feature a one-step start, making it easier to start in all weather conditions. The push-button start mirrors the features in many cars.

Zero Emissions

Hybrid and electric cars have carved a place in the automotive world, but there is now an equivalent to that eco-friendly technology for lawn care. The RZT-S Zero is the world's only electric zero-turn rider with steering wheel control and four-wheel steering. It requires zero gasoline, zero oil, zero oil filters and provides zero emissions and zero engine noise, making it one of the most environmentally friendly lawn mowers on the market today. It operates on battery power, which provides up to 60 minutes of continuous mowing on an overnight charge.

For handheld lawn equipment, there's a new technology available that also provides zero emissions. Cub Cadet powered by CORE uses a sophisticated motor technology to deliver more torque with longer runtimes and no gasoline. It's the same type of technology used in wind turbines and even submarines. In addition to providing zero emissions, it offers reduced noise and high torque levels equal to two-cycle engines most common in garages. This technology is available in string trimmer, hedger and leaf blower options.

With features like Bluetooth, push-button starting, fuel-injected engines and zero emissions, cars aren't the only products showcasing innovation. The next generation of lawn equipment is designed to help homeowners create their ideal outdoor spaces by incorporating efficient new technology. More information about these automotive-like features is available at www.CubCadet.com.

IMAGE CAPTIONS:
-------------------------------------------
Caption 1: 

Caption 2: For the first time ever, fuel-injected engines are now available on XT2 LX42 Cub Cadet lawn tractors.

RealEstate270x64


cooked goose web banner ad 

Bartons Bake shop banner

PaVendors-web-ad

Trinity 275

Slagle 275

Mon Valley Hospital

  • Prev
  • Featured Advertisers
Scroll to top