GREENVILLE, N.C. (April 4, 2016) – Customers asked for it and Hyster Company is delivering – a lift
truck designed to operate in a variety of applications at a lower cost of acquisition and
ownership. During a press conference at MODEX today, Hyster unveiled its new H50XT truck which
outperforms the competition in fuel efficiency and productivity, while also offering extensive
options, proven dependability, ease of serviceability and a lower total cost of ownership.
“Understanding the needs of our customers is an important pillar of our global strategy,” said
Michele Corini, Vice President of Counterbalanced Development for Hyster. “The new series addresses
what our customers have asked us for, a competitively priced lift truck that operates in a variety
of applications, but is still Hyster tough.”
Available for order soon, the new XT truck series will be offered in 4,000, 5,000 and 6,000 pound
models. The series incorporates key design and component elements of the
premium Hyster Fortis® truck series, ensuring that the new
trucks deliver unrivaled dependability – a standard feature of every Hyster® lift truck.
The new truck will be available with a PSI 2.4L dual-fuel engine featuring Hyster® Variable Power
Technology™, which includes selectable performance modes that allow customers to maximize
productivity or fuel economy to fit
specific application requirements. It delivers power at low speeds with accurate and responsive
traction and hydraulic controls, allowing operators to place loads quickly where intended.
About Hyster Company
Hyster Company is a leading world-wide lift truck designer and manufacturer. Hyster Company offers
130 lift truck models configured for gasoline, LPG, diesel and electric power, with one of the
widest capacity ranges in the industry — from 2,000 to 105,000 lbs. Supported by one of the
industry’s largest and most experienced dealer networks, Hyster Company builds tough, durable lift
trucks that deliver high productivity, low total cost of ownership, easy serviceability and
advanced ergonomic features, accompanied by outstanding parts, service and training support.
Hyster Company is a division of Hyster-Yale Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale
Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries,
headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ more than 5,300 people world-wide.