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Choosing Electric (AC) Lift Trucks Over Internal Combustion (IC)

August 13, 2012

As the material handling industry has evolved over the past decade to address the rising cost of diesel and stricter emission standards, the 3-phase alternating current (AC) electric lift truck has come into its own and now offers many benefits to potential buyers.

Tested and proven, the technology now provides increasing advantages to consider when buying an electric AC lift truck as opposed to an internal combustion (IC) forklift.

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