Power Drive launched in Australasia
United Forkliftklifft and Access Solutions now offers Power Drive in Australasia, a drive line technology no loggy that delivers up to 25% in fuel savings–without impacting on the power of the machine.machine.
The new systemtem is designed to further enhance fuel savings while keeping its outstanding performance for or cu customers s tome rs and offering a lighter environmental footprint for its machines, says United, nationaltionaal distributor for Konecranes lift trucks in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.inea.
By adding anewhhy dr au licdlisys te mt configuration fit ii andd optimising ti iii ththeh RPM RPM ii in add it io nd diddi ti it to a transmission with lock-up function, the new Power Drive system is designed to cut the fuel consumption whilst the power and performance is unaffected. The Power Drive delivers the same power as a conventional driveline – and with lower noise pollution – but with 15-25 percent less fuel usage, depending on operating environment.
“The new Power Drive Technology is now available as an option on our Konecranes forklift trucks, container lift trucks and reach stackers. We estimate that the fuel savings associated with this new feature will have paid back the initial investment in approximately six months,” says John Morison, Konecranes Product Manager, United Forklift and Access Solutions.