Leading the Charge in Electrification
Recently, Toyota Materials Handling announced it will be ceasing production of many Internal Combustion Engine lift truck models with LPG and gasoline fuel systems due to a delay in attaining 2021U.S. emissions certifications.
Electrification is on the rise like never before. With strict emissions regulations and warehouses facing intense productivity demands, switching to electric powered lift trucks makes real business sense.Recently, Toyota Materials Handling announced it will be ceasing production of many Internal Combustion Engine lift truck models with LPG and gasoline fuel systems due to a delay in attaining 2021 U.S. emissions certifications. (Read that announcement in full here)
Yale® lift truck internal combustion engines have received the necessary 2021 emission certifications from the U.S. EPA and California ARB. Although stock levels for these internal combustion engine models are limited, we are actively quoting and taking orders now. The lift truck industry as a whole has experienced disruption that has stressed supply chains and extended lead times. Together with this certification issue, current market challenges may have the potential to drive greater demand for Yale® equipment. As a valued customer, we want to prioritize your needs through the remainder of this year, into 2022 and beyond. If you plan to place any new equipment orders in the foreseeable future, please consider securing your build slots now. For more information or to place an order, please contact our Field Sales Manager, Tom Broughton.