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Hyster tests big electric trucks

Hyster is testing high capacity lift trucks with electric motors.

Hyster_Electrification_ProjectThe company said that in the near future, ports and heavy industry will be able to electrify their Big Truck fleets, releasing no emissions and “achieving comparable full shift performance.”

“The Hyster brand is synonymous with heavy duty trucks, so we are the natural candidate to champion this new generation of large electric trucks,” said Brett Schemerhorn, president big trucks, Americas for Hyster.

“Using a modular approach and innovative technology, applications will soon have maximum flexibility when selecting trucks to provide the best zero emissions solution for their needs.”