Friday 28th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Mitsubishi unveils 80V counterbalance truck

Mitsubishi has launched a new 80V electric model, the EDiA EX, which it says is smaller than others in its 2.5-3.5 tonne capacity range.

The truck has been designed to work in tight spaces and can lift up to 7 metres.

It has rear steering wheels that can turn to an angle of more than 100 degrees, and individual drive motors counter-rotating the front wheels. This enables the truck to pivot within its own length.

The trucks has Mitsubishi’s “Sensitive Drive System” adapts the truck’s response to the operator’s movements. Curve control optimises the speed, to match the angle of each turn.