Group: Toyota Industries Corporation
Hybrid forklift truck
max. 8 000 lbs | Geneo Hybrid
Toyota Industrial Equipment
Toyota Industries Corporation launched the world's first internal combustion hybrid lift truck, the Geneo Hybrid in Japan in 2009. Toyota is working on a line of environmentally friendly and recyclable vehicles, including the industrys first fuel cell lift truck, the Toyota FCHV-F prototype.
The Toyota Hybrid Lift Truck
The Toyota Hybrid Lift Truck combines the best of electric and internal combustion technology, taking advantage of the strengths of each power source. The lift truck combines an internal combustion engine, electric generator and battery in a design that allows the engine to operate with optimum fuel/emissions efficiency. The lift truck shifts automatically between battery and engine modes, simultaneously recharging the battery during operation. The result, a lift truck that cuts emissions in half and is twice as fuel efficient.