Toyota Material Handling Releases New Electric Forklift Models

The new Side-Entry End Rider, Center Rider Stacker and Industrial Tow Tractor are all designed to prioritize operator comfort.

Toyota Tow Tractor
Toyota Material Handling

Toyota Material Handling launched a new Side-Entry End Rider, a Center Rider Stacker and an Industrial Tow Tractor, which all prioritize operator comfort.

“Toyota’s culture is built on the guiding principle of kaizen, or continuous improvement. The drive to continually improve permeates every facet of our company, from the broad range of products we manufacture to our unwavering commitment to provide our customers with the smartest and most reliable solutions available in the material handling industry,” says Jaksa Pejnovic, Toyota Material Handling VP of sales and marketing. “We believe these new Toyota electric products will help customers get even more efficiency and productivity out of their operation.”


From Toyota Material Handling:


  • The new electric Side-Entry End Rider, available in both 6,000- and 8,000-pound models, is perfect for cross-warehouse transportation and order picking, increasing uptime while reducing energy costs. Features include an automatic parking brake and standard power steering.
  • The innovative three-in-one design of the new electric Center Rider Stacker offers optimal versatility, capable of performing the work of a center rider, order picker and counterbalanced forklift all in one. With a lift capacity up to 2,500 pounds and lift height up to 72 inches, the Center Rider Stacker delivers the ultimate utility and value, offering lower labor, operational and equipment costs with increased productivity. The equipped ergonomic multifunction control handle and optional additional controls integrated into the backrest simplify operation and prioritize operator comfort.
  • With a towing capacity of 15,000 pounds on flat surfaces, the new electric Industrial Tow Tractor is equipped with standard electric power steering to provide operators with effortless steering, improved ergonomics and unmatched control. This tugger features an AC Drive Motor to provide the power needed to accomplish daily tasks and is designed to meet the needs of customers who are looking to get more done per trip.

“Warehouses and distribution centers everywhere need material handling equipment that can help them keep pace with the speed of commerce,” says Tony Miller, Toyota Material Handling SVP of engineering, operations and strategic planning. “Our customers have been asking for specific and sustainable solutions that get the job done. By adding these new models to Toyota’s expansive and growing lineup of electric products, we are in a position to lift up customers with the material handling solutions they need to be successful in today’s demanding market.”