Ref: KTG 153 B (Groundcare) Date: 26 May 2011
Embargo: For immediate release
Kubota Tractor and Groundcare has reinforced its commitment to providing groundscare and municipal customers with access to affordable equipment thanks to a new partnership agreement.
The company has joined forces with SG Equipment Finance to provide a range of low interest finance options on its popular compact and mid-range tractors and commercial ride on mowers.
SG Equipment Finance is the asset finance arm of Société Générale Bank. The UK agriculture/groundscare division was formed in in 2006 to provide a full range of finance options to end user customers, dealers and manufacturers within the agriculture and groundcare industries.
By changing its finance partner, Kubota has been able to secure even better finance options, which will make buying a Kubota even more affordable for its customers.
Finance is available at a low rate of two per cent interest over three years on the L series mid-range tractors and STV compact tractors, as well as F2680, F3680 and G Series Professional ride-on mowers. This equates to monthly payments from as little as £70 a month for the L series and £65 a month on the STV – less than four sets of green fees – while payments on the mowers are from £60 per month (details available on request).
Speaking about the partnership with SG Equipment Finance, David Blackwood, Kubota's Sales and Marketing Manager, said: "Finance is key to allowing companies to access the very latest equipment without committing to large capital outlay upfront – essential when businesses need to make every penny count.
"We are therefore delighted to have joined forces with SG Equipment Finance. And by dealing directly with a funder, we have been able to reduce the monthly payments still further for our customers."
Kubota Tractor and Groundcare Division is a world leading manufacturer that has been at the forefront of innovation for commercial tractors, groundcare equipment and ride-on mowers since first entering the UK market more than 30 years ago. The company’s product portfolio now encompasses 24 tractor models between 12 and 130hp, 13 ride-on mower models, which cater for domestic and professional users alike and five variants of the class-leading RTV900 all-terrain utility vehicle.
Kubota machines have a legendary reputation for quality, performance, reliability and ease of operation. This is backed-up by a national network of specialist dealers who provide the highest standards of advice and aftersales service.
For more information about Kubota Tractor and Groundcare’s agricultural tractors, as well as its compact tractors and ride-on mowers, call + 44 (0)1844 268000, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.kubota.co.uk.
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A) The Kubota F2880 Professional Outfront Mower.
B) The Kubota STV32 Compact Tractor
Low interest finance options are available now on many of Kubota's popular compact and mid-range tractors and commercial ride on mowers.
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