Power options

Toyota Material Handling UK has launched a new range of electric counterbalance forklifts. Designed for both indoor and heavy-duty outdoor applications, the Traigo80 80-volt electric counterbalance range is offered with a choice of lithium-ion, lead-acid or fuel cell power solutions. Customers that opt for lithium-ion batteries can select two intelligent energy packs based on Toyota’s own […]

09/02/2022 - 12:37 pm
News  >  Awards

Hyster honoured for growing heavy-duty electric portfolio

Hyster Company has been awarded a 2021 Green Supply Chain Award from the Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The company won recognition for a growing range of electric options available for a more expansive set of industries and applications, including those reliant on high-capacity lift trucks traditionally powered by internal combustion engines. “As emissions regulations […]

04/01/2022 - 12:57 pm

Charging ahead

With more and more forklift truck users opting for electric-power over IC-engine driven machines when the time comes to replace or upgrade their materials handling equipment fleet, the coming years are expected to bring a clear shift away from diesel and LPG towards electric forklifts. Indeed, Toyota Material Handling expect the UK market for electric […]

01/12/2021 - 16:58 pm

Lithiums for Loxam

Loxam Denmark has invested in eight Snorkel lithium compact rough terrain scissors from Ahern Denmark. The order included four Snorkel S3370RTE and four Snorkel S3970RTE, which were manufactured by Snorkel in the UK, and feature Loxam’s distinctive red and grey livery in a long-lasting dual-coat powder paint finish. The scissor lifts were delivered to Ahern […]

01/11/2021 - 17:50 pm

Racing together towards e-mobility and sustainability

2016 Formula 1 World Champion and sustainability entrepreneur, Nico Rosberg is joining forces with Jungheinrich to advocate electric mobility and sustainability. Rosberg will represent Jungheinrich as a brand ambassador. “Nico Rosberg is not only a motorsports icon – as an investor and a visionary, he shares Jungheinrich’s passion for climate-smart, sustainable technology,” explains Dr Brzoska, […]

26/10/2021 - 14:06 pm

Green Cubes Technology launches MultiVoltage lithium SAFEFlex batteries

Green Cubes Technology (Green Cubes), a leader in producing Lithium-ion (Li-ion) power systems that facilitate the transition from lead acid batteries and internal combustion engine (ICE) power to green Li-ion battery power, has announced a full line of MultiVoltage SAFEFlex batteries. Patent-pending MultiVoltage technology enables the battery to charge at double its output voltage, which […]

06/07/2021 - 15:47 pm

Hyster’s cushion tyre lift truck designed around lithium-ion power

The Hyster Company has released the new E50-60XNL series, said to be the industry’s first cushion tyre counterbalanced lift truck available in the 5000 to 6000lb capacity range specifically designed around factory integrated lithium-ion power. Expanding on the Good Design award-winning pneumatic tyre model in the same capacity range released last year, the E-XNL also […]

08/06/2021 - 14:52 pm

Doosan launches low-cost NXE Series electric forklifts 

Doosan has launched the NXE Series, a versatile range of four-wheel electric counterbalance forklift trucks suited to the needs of the small-to-medium size enterprise (SME), or where occasional usage or light duties are the norm. This electric equivalent of Doosan’s ‘value’ GX IC engine range, offers all the advantages of electric power in a series […]

24/11/2020 - 13:14 pm

1000th Jungheinrich ETV 216i goes to Italy

Two years ago, Jungheinrich presented the ETV 216i to the public for the first time. At that time, it was believed to be the world’s first truck with a novel lithium-ion battery concept. Now, Jungheinrich has dispatched the 1000th ETV 216i. In Italy, the Penny Market food chain relies entirely on lithium-ion technology this includes […]

24/11/2020 - 12:02 pm
Narrow Aisle Ltd

Narrow Aisle confirm more lift truck users choosing lithium-ion 

Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated VNA forklifts – reports that nearly a quarter of all enquiries about new trucks during the second quarter of 2020, named lithium-ion as their preferred forklift power choice. The company believes this is because customers are looking to maximise truck up-time, drive down running […]

23/09/2020 - 22:42 pm

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