Honda Power Snow Blower Wins 2015 Innovative Product Award
Rental Equipment Register (RER) magazine has awarded the Honda HSS1332ATD snow blower its prestigious 2015 Innovative Product Award. The all-new, dual-stage HSS1332ATD model won in the magazine’s lawn and garden equipment category.
Established in 2003, the RER Innovative Product Award recognizes excellence in new product development in the equipment rental industry.
The two-stage HSS1332ATD snow blower is part of the all-new HSS Series of premium snow blowers that Honda Power Equipment introduced to North American and European markets in July 2015. The HSS1332ATD model is equipped with several enhanced features, including Finger Tip Steering Control, Hydrostatic Transmission (HST), Joystick Electric Chute Control, DC Electric Start, Auger Protection System with Indicator Light, Auger Height Lever, Increased Blower Diameter, Chamfered Scraper Bar, LED Headlight, Hour Meter, Precisition Deflector Chute, and more.
“Snow removal is a tough job, and Honda engineers developed the all-new HSS Series snow blowers with an eye on both the residential customer and the commercial operator,” said Scott Conner, the senior vice president of Honda Power Equipment. “Honda has incorporated a number of advanced features into the design of our new HSS models to put more power behind the job of blowing snow—resulting in enhanced performance and ease of use. The HSS1332ATD meets the rigorous needs of our rental customers while providing greater value, and Honda is honored to receive the RER Innovative Product Award for 2015.”
Powered by the Honda GX390 overhead valve (OHV) engine, the new HSS1332ATD snow blower is manufactured at Honda Power Equipment Mfg., Inc. (HPE) in Swepsonville, North Carolina. The design was the result of a collaboration between Honda R&D Americas, Inc. in North Carolina and Honda R&D Co., Ltd., in Japan.