Hyundai Heavy Unveils New Forklifts at CeMAT 2011
Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilder and a leading construction equipment manufacturer, showcased its new models of forklift at CeMAT 2011 in Hannover, Germany on May 9.
At this year's CeMAT, one of the world's biggest logistics fairs, Hyundai Heavy unveiled 25 new forklift models including 25 ton forklifts (Model No.250D-7E) and eco-friendly LPG forklifts (Model No.15L-7/25L-7A/33L-7A/50L-7A).
The 25 ton forklift features improved fuel efficiency with a 260 horsepower engine adopting High Pressure Common Rail, and high-output and smooth gear shift with a proportional valve equipped control system. The forklift also drew positive responses with new features such as Load Indicator, Self Diagnosis, and Auto Cruise function.
The Company also unveiled eco-friendly LPG forklift meeting the Tier 4 emission regulation, and concept electric forklifts.
Hyundai Heavy's Construction Equipment Division had sales of KRW 3 trillion last year and aims for KRW 4 trillion this year through increased sales in Europe, Russia, India, and Latin America.
* Photo: Newly-introduced 250D-7E 25 ton forklift
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Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) is the world's largest shipbuilding company, headquartered in Ulsan, South Korea. It has seven business divisions: Shipbuilding, Offshore & Engineering, Industrial Plant & Engineering, Engine & Machinery, Electro & Electric Systems, Construction Equipment, and Green Energy.
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