Capital Equipment News December 2022


With a capacity of 2,5 t and a height of 6 m, the 100% electric MT 625e is said to guarantee performance as good as the internal combustion version.

Record new launches for Manitou In a record-breaking feat, Manitou Group showcased its largest number of new products at bauma 2022. The extensive line heralded a big shift to electric with seven new models, as well as four new medium-height telehandlers, a new range of high-capacity telehandlers and a reinforced presence on the compact market with a wide range of articulated loaders. Munesu Shoko attended the event and filed this report for Capital Equipment News .

D espite the recent Covid-19 influenced disruptions, trade shows and exhibitions have this year come into their own, reclaiming their crown as one of the best platforms to launch new capital equipment products. bauma 2022 once again lived up to its largest global con struction equipment’s billing with a total of about 3 200 exhibitors from 60 countries and more than 495 000 visitors from over 200 countries. Among the standout exhibitors was Manitou Group, which not only unveiled a record number of new products, but also signalled its clear intent to be at the forefront of the electrical revolution with one of the largest lines of new electric machines launched at one go. This, says Michel Denis, president & CEO, forms part of the company’s 2030 low carbon trajectory, which aims to reduce Manitou’s direct and indirect carbon emissions by 46%, while reducing the CO 2 emissions of machines by

“The new electric MEWPs are testament to our transition to a low carbon trajectory. By 2040, 43% of our offering should be lower emission machines – either electric or hydrogen powered.”

Michel Denis, president & CEO of Manitou Group




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