Kubota Approves Biodiesel Use

Cindy Zimmerman

Kubota Tractor Corporation has approved the use of five percent biodiesel fuels in specified Kubota diesel-powered products.

According to a company release, the approved blends of biodiesel fuel for use in Kubota diesel-powered products range up to a “B5” blend that consists of 5% biodiesel and 95% petroleum diesel.

“Kubota is committed to environmentally sound practices and the support of renewable, agriculturally based products used in fuels — as we continually work at increasing energy efficiencies within our industry,” says Tetsuji “Mike” Tomita, President, Kubota Tractor Corporation. “Kubota believes strongly in the efficiency and high performance of the diesel engine and approves the use of B5 biodiesel fuels.