Thursday, October 23, 2008

New Husqvarna Battery Powered Cultivator

LOUISVILLE, Ky. [October 23, 2008] – For homeowners seeking more environmentally-friendly outdoor power equipment, Husqvarna introduces the new battery operated, cordless, multipurpose Husqvarna® TB 1000 cultivator. The Husqvarna TB 1000 is equipped with a high capacity battery that offers the performance of a gasoline powered engine with a cleaner and quieter experience. This ergonomically-designed cultivator offers homeowners a cost-efficient alternative to gasoline cultivators given rising fuel prices.

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The Husqvarna TB 1000 offers silent operation and zero emissions combined with user-friendly features that deliver first class results all over the garden. The ergonomic design, including touch start controls, an adjustable handlebar, and overall compact nature of the cultivator, makes this tool both versatile and easy to use.

A versatile garden tool, the Husqvarna TB 1000 also comes equipped with a range of optional accessories such as a ridger, an edger and a moss rake that combine to make the ultimate garden tool. The removable battery pack and external charger make recharging simple. Homeowners can expect 30-45 minutes of cultivating per cycle.

The new battery operated cultivator is one of Husqvarna’s many product line additions that provide homeowners with new options to help complete projects more efficiently.

About Husqvarna

Husqvarna is the world's largest producer of lawn mowers, chainsaws and portable gas-powered garden equipment such as trimmers and blowers. The Group is also a world leader in diamond tools and cutting equipment for the construction and stone industries. Net sales in 2007 were SEK 33.3 billion and the average number of employees was 16,000.

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