Ready to Work: Worksite Utility Vehicles Offer a Versatile and Practical Solution for Contractors

Ready to Work: Worksite Utility Vehicles Offer a Versatile and Practical Solution for Contractors

For more than 60 years, the skid steer has reigned supreme on jobsites. However, its cousin, the compact track loader (CTL), is edging its way into the equipment spotlight. In fact, sales for CTLs have surpassed skid steers three years in a row.

Kubota Tractor Completes Land Purchase for Future Logistics Campus and Midwest Division Office in Edgerton, Kan.

Kubota Tractor Completes Land Purchase for Future Logistics Campus and Midwest Division Office in Edgerton, Kan.

Kansas Governor Colyer Tours Future Site that will Solidify Kubota’s Midwest Footprint Kubota Tractor Corp. recently announced the completion of a 200-acre land purchase within Phase…

Operation Kubota: Learn What Makes the New RTV-X1120 the Perfect Utility-Focused Vehicle

Operation Kubota: Learn What Makes the New RTV-X1120 the Perfect Utility-Focused Vehicle

SPECS: Engine Horsepower: 24.8 hp Type of Engine: Diesel Max. Travel Speed: 29 mph Payload Capacity: 1,102 lbs Towing Capacity: 1,300 lbs Utility vehicles, or…

Editor at Large: Test driving Kubota’s RTV-X1120

Editor at Large: Test driving Kubota’s RTV-X1120

For our June issue, the editors at Compact Equipment are visiting manufacturers to not only operate equipment but visit facilities and gain a better understanding…

Utility Tractor Showcase: The Hottest New Chore Tractors for Both Pros and Large Estate Owners

Utility Tractor Showcase: The Hottest New Chore Tractors for Both Pros and Large Estate Owners

Kubota L2501 With 24.8 hp on a large chassis, clean emissions and modern styling, the L2501 compact tractor has the performance and features to get…

Friday Accolades: Kubota Mfg. of America and Kubota Industrial Equipment Announce $1M Donation to the Lanier Technical College Foundation

Friday Accolades: Kubota Mfg. of America and Kubota Industrial Equipment Announce $1M Donation to the Lanier Technical College Foundation

In a special ceremony recently, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal joined leaders from both Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA) and Kubota Industrial Equipment (KIE) as they…

Uniquely Versatile: Utility Tractors Continue to Attract Lifestylers and Pros Looking for a One Machine Solution

Uniquely Versatile: Utility Tractors Continue to Attract Lifestylers and Pros Looking for a One Machine Solution

In this era of skid steers and track loaders, utility tractors might seem at risk of losing market share, but manufacturers are still confident. These…

The Operator Experience: Our First Issue Dedicated to Operating Equipment Comes Out in June

The Operator Experience: Our First Issue Dedicated to Operating Equipment Comes Out in June

We’re getting our boots muddy operating a lot of equipment this spring. As you’re reading this issue, myself and other Compact Equipment editors are behind…

Heading Off Road: From Cat to JLG, Big Brands Release New UTVs and Target Niche Markets

Heading Off Road: From Cat to JLG, Big Brands Release New UTVs and Target Niche Markets

Projects create nomads. For a contractor or farmer, a new job usually means another mission in a new place, making reliable transport imperative to travel…

On a Roll: Classic UTV Manufacturers Discuss Their Tried-and-True Lineups

On a Roll: Classic UTV Manufacturers Discuss Their Tried-and-True Lineups

When thinking of utility vehicles (or UTVs for short), it’s easy to picture weekend warriors zipping around to their next adventure. However, when packed with…

Truckin’ Tool Carriers: Attachments Are Transforming the Utility Vehicle Market

Truckin’ Tool Carriers: Attachments Are Transforming the Utility Vehicle Market

Worksite utility vehicles have transformed in recent years, in a very literal sense, and that is due to the expanding nature of the applications they…

Top Products: We Travel to World of Concrete and The Rental Show to Analyze New Equipment Launches

Top Products: We Travel to World of Concrete and The Rental Show to Analyze New Equipment Launches

Before 2018 really starts heating up, we wanted to make sure you, CE reader, had all of your equipment shopping research finished, so you’ll be…

Small Machines, Big Diversity: Popular and Unique Attachment Options for Compact Tool Carriers

Small Machines, Big Diversity: Popular and Unique Attachment Options for Compact Tool Carriers

Compact tool carriers (sometimes termed compact skid steers, compact utility loaders or mini-track loaders) continue to evolve into machines of greater capacity and utility. For…

Compact Excavator Showcase: The Latest Digger Tool Carriers from North America’s Leading Manufacturers

Compact Excavator Showcase: The Latest Digger Tool Carriers from North America’s Leading Manufacturers

Over the past two decades, the small, tool-carrier excavator has found its home in the American construction equipment fleet. It’s a machine that migrated from…

All-New, Gas-Powered Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Makes its Official Debut at the National Farm Machinery Show

All-New, Gas-Powered Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Makes its Official Debut at the National Farm Machinery Show

America’s Best-Selling Diesel Utility Vehicle Company Unveils its Fastest Utility Vehicle Yet From the National Farm Machinery Show, Kubota Tractor Corporation publicly unveiled the all-new…

Dynapac CC950 (Economy Diesel) Tandem Asphalt Roller Is Small But Has Big Impact

Dynapac CC950 (Economy Diesel) Tandem Asphalt Roller Is Small But Has Big Impact

Dynapac’s new, small tandem asphalt roller (the CC950) is primarily for small-scale compaction work such as pavements, bicycle paths, small roads and parking areas; places…

Most Popular: Mini Excavator Manufacturers Discuss their Top Selling Models

Most Popular: Mini Excavator Manufacturers Discuss their Top Selling Models

Close your eyes. Imagine you’re back in high school flipping through the yearbook and you get to the class superlatives. Remember those? Best hair, prettiest…

WOC Report: Kubota Introduces Two New Compact Excavators

WOC Report: Kubota Introduces Two New Compact Excavators

From the showroom floor at World of Concrete, Kubota Tractor Corporation introduces the new KX033-4 with extendable dipper arm. The new KX033-4 weighs in as…

World of Concrete: Track Down This Cool Equipment at the Las Vegas Trade Show This Week

World of Concrete: Track Down This Cool Equipment at the Las Vegas Trade Show This Week

Construction, concrete and masonry pros should probably start 2018 off on the right foot — learning about their trade, shopping for new equipment and enjoying…

Kubota Unveils Its Best-Valued UTV Yet: RTV-X1120 Series 

Kubota Unveils Its Best-Valued UTV Yet: RTV-X1120 Series 

Kubota Tractor Corporation, the best-selling diesel utility vehicle manufacturer in North America since 2004*, enhances its current market standards with the introduction of the new…