Cat® Lift Truck Announces Lithium-ion Batteries for its Electric Pneumatic Tire Forklifts


Lithium-Ion Batteries



HOUSTON (February 4, 2020) - Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc., the provider of Cat® lift trucks in the United States, Canada and Mexico, announced today the offering of its highly-efficient Lithium-ion batteries for its electric pneumatic tire forklifts. When compared to traditional batteries, Lithium-ion power solution offers zero maintenance, are compact and long lasting.

“Lithium-ion batteries are revolutionizing the electric lift truck market,” said Jenna Reed, Product Marketing Manager. “With extraordinary endurance and consistently higher efficiency ratings, Lithium-ion batteries can provide the needed performance while saving on power costs.”

Energy Efficient

With opportunity charging, Lithium-ion batteries are able to run 24-hours a day, 7-days a week without the need to stop during a shift and change the batteries. Lithium-ion batteries can last up to three times longer than traditional stored energy units.

Out Performs Lead Acid

Lithium-ion batteries can save up to 20 percent more energy with regenerative braking. Communication between the battery and the charger ensures efficient charging. Even with a low charge, Lithium-ion power solutions maintain constant voltage and more power than lead-acid batteries.

Zero Battery Maintenance

Lithium-ion batteries eliminate the need for routine battery maintenance, watering, battery servicing and other infrastructure requirements. These batteries do not emit gas and are maintenance free.



About Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc.

Manufacturer of High-Quality Material Handling Equipment

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-quality forklifts and warehouse products in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Based in Houston, Texas, the company distributes three distinct brands – Mitsubishi forklift trucks, Cat® lift trucks and Jungheinrich® warehouse products – through its extensive dealer network. All products are backed by industry-leading customer service and superior product support.  For more information about MCFA or any of its brands, visit Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America, Cat Lift Trucks, Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks or Jungheinrich Forklifts.

About Cat® Lift Trucks

Cat® lift trucks is one of the most trusted forklift brands in the world. For nearly 50 years, customers have relied on the Cat lift trucks brand for quality and reliable forklifts backed by exceptional service and support through its trusted dealer network. With capacities ranging from 2,500 to 36,000 pounds, Cat Lift Trucks delivers fuel-efficient lift trucks for greater productivity and advanced electric forklifts with longer run times and a lower total cost of ownership. Cat lift trucks are manufactured and distributed by Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc., a leading manufacturer of forklifts distributed throughout North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. For more information, please visit Cat Lift Trucks, Cat Lift Trucks on YouTube  and Cat Lift Trucks on LinkedIn.


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