MAY ROUNDUP: Developments in the battery market

Rosie Clifford -
Forkliftaction Sparks
- 23 May 2024 ( #1180 )
1 min read
The YT203-EV battery electric yard/terminal tractor is now available through Mi-Jack Products
The YT203-EV battery electric yard/terminal tractor is now available through Mi-Jack Products

As the global drive towards electrification continues, we compile recent coverage of the materials handling battery market, including reports of new products, substantial equipment orders, and manufacturer developments.


In May - Equipment manufacturer LiuGong announces plans to launch more than 40 models of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) by 2027.

British battery startup Raeon unveils affordable custom batteries for forklifts, robots and other battery-powered materials handling equipment.

American manufacturer Mi-Jack Products teams up with Terberg Taylor Americas to produce a line of battery electric yard and terminal tractors.

Tobroco-Giant releases three new models of electric telescopic loaders, all powered by a robust 13 kW electric motor.

Clark Material Handling has unveiled a new indoor-outdoor pneumatic forklift, available with a lead acid or lithium-ion battery.

In April - EV manufacturer BYD adds a fleet of ForwardX autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and autonomous forklifts to its battery production line.

Kion Group subsidiary Baoli unveils a new reach truck range, all powered by 48 V batteries.

With the materials handling industry continuing its move towards electrification, Forkliftaction covers the latest crop of electric forklift developments at LogiMAT 2024.

Ballard Power Systems and EnerSys subsidiary Hawker reveal plans to build battery gigafactories in the United States.

Ports in Croatia and Malaysia plan to upgrade with new equipment, with APM Terminals investing EU100 million on electrifying Rijeka Gateway’s container handling equipment fleet.

San Diego’s Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal deploys its first piece of zero-emission equipment, a 55,000 lb. (25 T) Wiggins Yard eBull battery electric forklift.

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