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Kalmar Unveils Industry First Fully Electric Medium-range Forklift

Kalmar Unveils Industry First Fully Electric Medium-range Forklift
Danny Gill

Kalmar has launched a new range of fully electric forklift trucks in the 9-18 ton range.

Powered by emissions-free electric technology, the new machines will support customers in their efforts to reduce the environmental impact of their operations and makes Kalmar the first manufacturer to offer electric forklifts in this capacity range.

Kalmar Unveils Industry First Fully Electric Medium-range Forklift
Peter Ivarsson, Director, Forklift Trucks at Kalmar: “At Kalmar, we aim for zero emissions in our offering development across the board. We’re proud to be the first leading manufacturer to offer a full range of electric forklift trucks with this level of lifting capacity. Our electric machines offer savings in terms of faster and simpler maintenance, making them a winning concept in the long run. By using an electric forklift instead of a comparable diesel-powered machine, customers can achieve significant reductions in their operating costs. Customers who require trucks with higher lifting capacities can now start reducing their emissions and energy costs at the same time without compromising their operational performance.”

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Danny Gill

Danny is currently a Contributing Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager (LM) and is quite the foodie. He’s always on the hunt for new and exciting dishes to sample, and is never one to back down from a spicy challenge. His travels have taken him around the world, and he’s been able to experience many different cultures (and food).

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