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By Josh Bond · April 5, 2016
In addition to the debut of a robotic end-rider, Yale (Booth 3147) is showcasing a suite of alternative power solutions including lithium-ion battery technology, hydrogen fuel cells, compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
By Josh Bond · January 1, 2016
The fleet of yesteryear enjoyed plentiful helpings of fuel and money to get the job done. Now that every penny counts, managers are keen to more precisely control each lift truck’s diet.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2015
NACCO Materials Handling Group to become Hyster-Yale Group on January 1, 2016.
<p>David LaDue, vice president, west region, for NACCO Materials Handling Group.</p> By Josh Bond · March 25, 2015
New IC engines by Hyster Company (Booth 1503) offer three performance modes for increased efficiency and productivity.
By Josh Bond · December 22, 2014
The deal reinforces the commitment of Hyster Company and Yale Materials Handling Corporation, operating divisions of NMHG, to provide a broad range of alternative energy solutions to the lift truck market.
By Roberto Michel · August 1, 2014
With use by Walmart, BMW and other large, 24/7 facility operators, hydrogen-powered lift trucks are proven at the higher end of the market, but can they catch on elsewhere? Fuel cell providers are betting that turnkey, streamlined offerings will help.
By Josh Bond · November 20, 2013
Industry experts expect banner year as technology becomes more cost-effective for smaller fleets.
By MMH Staff · August 28, 2013
Project sites already use hydrogen fuel cells to power forklifts in their warehouses.
By Josh Bond · January 23, 2013
Using the utility model, company owns and operates on-site hydrogen production.
By Josh Bond · September 14, 2012
Doubling of shipments in 2012 occurred even in absence of extensive government subsidies.
By Josh Bond · April 15, 2011
Educated customers explore reality of hydrogen fuel cell at ProMat 2011
<p>This cross section illustrates a proton exchange membrane, one of several fuel cell configurations and the one best suited to the materials handling industry.</p> By Josh Bond · April 14, 2011
These alternative sources of energy on the lift truck scene may prove to be a viable alternative, after a little help.
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