MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. – Grasshopper diesel expert Ray Garvey recently talked with editors at Turf magazine about the benefits of using Clean Diesel in the landscaping industry and Grasshopper's leadership in Clean Diesel technology.
The following is an excerpt of the article:
“Diesel is really emerging as the most viable alternative for landscapers, in our opinion,” says Ray Garvey with Grasshopper. “It’s the one alternative that reduces fuel consumption, reduces emissions and, at the same time, increases productivity.” He notes that the third factor, productivity, is critical to ensuring an alternative fuel is not only environmentally sustainable, but also financially viable for those operating lawn care businesses.
About Grasshopper The Grasshopper Company is a privately held corporation dedicated solely to the design and production of commercial and large-acreage mowing and grounds maintenance equipment. Grasshopper introduced the first zero-turn radius mower with dual swing-out levers in 1969, and other industry firsts include the first diesel-powered zero-turn radius mower in 1983 and the first electric-actuated fold-up mower deck in 2004. Based in Moundridge, Kan., the company distributes its products worldwide and is committed to lean and clean manufacturing practices reducing impact to the environment.