2011 News Releases and Information
John Deere Uses Technology and Hands-On Experience to Reach Customers
Cary, North Carolina (April 6, 2011) – This season, John Deere is providing customers with more ways to learn about, customize, and experience John Deere products. With a new iPad™app, interactive product configurator, and hands-on regional events, property care enthusiasts have even more ways to find the right equipment to suit their needs.
John Deere Launches New iPad App
To kick off mowing season, John Deere launches its first app, "Mower Match," for iPad. For homeowners looking for more information on lawn tractors and zero-turn mowers, this dynamic interactive brochure provides video clips, 360-degree product views, and useful information on key features that distinguish John Deere's leading lines of riding equipment. The Mower Match app is available for download on the iTunes™ App Store.
Build and Customize Your Own XUV Online
For the outdoor enthusiast, John Deere recently launched the new Gator XUV Configurator. From the tread on the tires to the frame on the top, this tool allows trailblazers to build their vehicle online from the ground up.
With a click, viewers can choose from a variety of factory configurations, as well as optional attachments that add versatility, style and performance capabilities. On screen, the vehicle comes to life amid changeable backgrounds that transport the user and the new Gator to a river, field, rocks or trail setting.
Once a user creates their customized XUV, it can be sent to the local dealer for a price quote. Users can also share an image of their final creation on Facebook and Twitter, or email it to a friend.
Get In The Seat At Local John Deere Events
For consumers interested in having an in-the-seat experience, John Deere is hosting "Drive Green" events at dealerships across the country, offering test drives of the latest utility tractors and other equipment available from John Deere.
Scheduled through July, this year's Drive Green Challenge events are being held at approximately 60 locations across the South, East Coast and Midwest, and will feature a customized "Tail Gator" XUV.
For information on event locations and dates, visit: www.JohnDeere.com/drivegreen, or see your local John Deere dealer for information on events around the country.