Kubota to show off environmentally-friendly mini

KUBOTA is set to launch what it claims to be the “most eco-friendly mini excavator on the market in its category”.

The 4-tonne KX042-4 will be shown for the first time in the UK at Plantworx in JuneThe machine features DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) and Kubota’s ECO Plus Mode. The manufacturer said the Common Rail System (CRS) electronically controls the fuel injection timing and amount in stages, for “optimal combustion”.

Other features include AUX oil flow with proportional flow control, auto idling, auto-shift and float position.

Adrian Mann, product manager – construction at Kubota UK said, “Plantworx is set to be a fantastic event for Kubota and we’re thrilled to be unveiling the KX042-4, the most eco-friendly mini-excavator on the market in its category, highlighting both the performance of the machine and the environmental advantages it offers.

“At Kubota, we take pride in our innovation, leading the way in the industry and the KX042-4 is further proof of this. The new excavators being introduced to the UK market this year have huge potential and the KX machines show how Kubota is able to launch enhanced versions of already popular machines, offering great value to building contractors, plant hire firms and owner operators alike.”