[Video] Husqvarna to Release Battery-Operated Power Equipment in Spring 2014

IMG_1868For landscapers who are seeking a green solution, Husqvarna is set to release a line of battery-operated outdoor power equipment.

Each outdoor product is equipped with a Li-Ion 36 V battery that features SavE mode technology, which can be activated with a button to lower output performance and increase battery life in less demanding situations.

The line is set to go into production by the spring of 2014.

The products include:

  • 536LiHD60X Hedge Trimmer: Delivering 100 minutes of run time, it features a pivoting rear handle and a professional-grade laser-cut 60 cm blade.
  • Trimmers: Three new trimmers – the curved 136LiL; the straight loop 536LiL; and the straight bullhorn 536LiR. Each provides stepless electronic speed control, with the latter two models featuring a brushless motor and rotation direction change for professional use.
  • Chainsaws: Three new chainsaws – the 436Li, 536LiXP and T536LiXP (for arborists).

The company also released its latest accessories at GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Kentucky. 

  • Work Gloves: Five new or updated gloves – XP Professional, Technical, Functional Saw Protection, Functional Winter and HD Leather Work Gloves. All feature a breathable spandex back or top.
  • Dump Carts
    The following new sizes are available this fall:
     – 10 cubic feet Poly Swivel Dump Cart, with a 600-pound hauling capacity; it swivels to dump anywhere within a 110-degree radius
     – 9 cubic feet Steel Dump Cart, with a 350-pound load capacity and easy, single-lever dump
     – 12 cubic feet Steel Swivel Dump Cart, with a 1,000-pound load capacity and swivel dump with foot pedal release
  • Titanium Force Trimmer Line: The latest version of the Titanium Force Trimmer Line includes a free line cutter, and a line size color indicator bar. This product fits all standard trimmer heads.
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