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Entry-level AC-powered walkie

Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) launched the 4,000-lb capacity walkie pallet jack under the brand Tora-Max.


October 5, 2017
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The new product serves small businesses and hand pallet truck users who are ready to step up to powered equipment.

COLUMBUS, Indiana – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently launched a new AC-powered walkie pallet jack under the brand Tora-Max.

The 4,000-pound lift capacity walkie, built for customers in search of an entry-level walkie, provides a simple solution and solid performance. The Tora-Max walkie has a target delivery time of four weeks or less and retails for US$2,999.

The new product serves small businesses and hand pallet truck users who are ready to step up to powered equipment. Tora-Max also provides a solution to manufacturers with a “no forklift policy” on the plant floor.

Tora-Max walkies are available now at Toyota and Tora-Max forklift dealers across the U.S. Customer shipments are expected to begin by November 1, 2017.

“Tora-Max is the walkie for customers who want a fast, easy, turnkey solution,” said TMHU’s electric product planning specialist Martin Brenneman. “It’s the right no-frills product for the value buyer.”The new Tora-Max includes:

  • Single point watering system with tool-free cover removal for simple battery maintenance
  • On-board battery charger
  • Standard wet-cell battery pack
  • Standard turtle-mode button for pinwheel turning in a 93-inch space
  • Multi-functional control handle with ergonomic grips
  • 3.4 mph travel speed
  • 12 month, 1,000 hour, parts-only warranty