New electric lift trucks

by Inside Logistics Online Staff
Toyota Material Handling (TMH) introduces two new additions to its Core Electric lineup.

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Material Handling (TMH) has introduced new electric lift trucks with 3,000- and 3,500-pound capacity models.

The new models employ Toyota-designed AC motors, have improved ergonomics and new standard features and options. 

“The new Toyota Core Electric models are packed with the latest in technological innovation to increase our customers’ return on investment and increase their productivity without sacrificing efficiency,” said Tony Miller, TMH senior vice-president of operations and engineering.

In addition to the AC drive motor, both models feature a new AC pump motor. These motors function with reduced current draw, helping to control overall energy and operational costs.

They also operate without the use of wearable parts such as brushes or commutators, requiring no regular maintenance.

Operators will also enjoy up to 27 percent faster travel and lift/lower speeds as well as an increased runtime of up to 12 percent compared to previous models. They also have upgraded styling and several new ergonomic improvements for improved comfort and handling. The addition of 34 new options and the availability of limitless special designs adds increased versatility to meet wide-ranging customer demands. 

These models are now available for order.