Honda OPE to be sold at John Deere dealerships
September 27, 2011
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Honda Power Equipment has announced that is has entered into an agreement with John Deere (Deere & Company) in which Honda’s power products will be sold at participating John Deere dealerships in the United States.
Honda’s walk-behind lawnmowers, generators, tillers, water pumps and snowblowers will be available at John Deere dealerships under the agreement. However, Honda’s OPE will continue to be available at Honda Power Equipment dealers, The Home Depot stores and national rental outlets.
"This new alliance with John Deere allows Honda Power Equipment to expand its reach by providing products that meet the high quality and reliability standards that John Deere customers have come to expect," said Scott Conner, vice president of Honda Power Equipment. "Honda Power Equipment is focused on offering consumers the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction through our dealership network. By adding more sales and service outlets through John Deere dealerships, we can provide additional, convenient locations for existing and prospective consumers to purchase and maintain their Honda power products."
John Deere dealers will begin seeing shipments of Honda inventory on a rolling basis in 2012. Honda Power Equipment’s online dealer locator will be updated to reflect the addition of the John Deere dealers.
"Honda power equipment has earned a strong reputation for durability, quality and reliability – all which are important attributes to John Deere customers," said David Everitt, president of the Worldwide Agricultural and Turf Division at Deere. "For homeowners, our premium John Deere lawn tractors will continue to lead the way at our dealerships but will be complemented with the strong line of Honda power equipment products."
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