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The smartest decisions are informed decisions. With that in mind, Hyster is proud to offer additional insights and thought leadership on various topics related to electric high capacity trucks. Of course, if you have specific questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.


A Shift in Power

Taking advantage of advanced battery technology


Is hydrogen right for your container handling operation?


April 27, 2023

Hyster Company announces its selection by the Sustainable Energy Council (SEC) as one of four finalists in the industrial application category of the World Hydrogen 2023 Awards, presented to a company that has made positive contributions to the use of hydrogen and its industrial application over the previous year. Hyster is in the running for this award for designing and manufacturing the world’s first top-pick container handler powered by hydrogen fuel cells (HFC), which is currently being piloted at the Fenix Marine Services terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

Oct 11, 2022

Hyster Company announces testing of a top-pick container handler powered by hydrogen fuel cells (HFC) at Fenix Marine Services in the Port of Los Angeles. Building on the industry standard Hyster® H1050-1150XD-CH top-pick container handler design, the truck is powered by two 45kw hydrogen fuel cells from Nuvera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster parent company Hyster-Yale Group. A California Climate Investments grant awarded by the California Air Resources Board in 2018 helped support development of the HFC-powered container handler.

May 2023

Hyster announces it will provide CARU Containers B.V. with a 100% battery-powered Hyster® empty container handler for the CARU depot in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The electric empty container handler will be powered by 650-volt lithium-ion batteries, with electricity sourced from solar panels on site at the CARU depot.

Jan 24, 2023

Hyster Company announces that two of its forklift models have been voted as top products of 2022 by readers of Material Handling Product News and MaterialHandling247.com. The J230-360XD36/48 was voted the year’s top lift truck and accessories product, while the H40-70A was elected the year’s best ergonomics and safety product.

May 5, 2022

Hyster announces a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding to provide Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) with two Hyster® electric container handling vehicles, including the first-ever empty container handler powered by fuel cell technology in a real-world application. In addition, this will be the first Hyster terminal tractor supplied in Europe. Both units will be powered by Nuvera® fuel cells and run on hydrogen fuel produced locally at the HHLA Hamburg Green Hydrogen Hub.

Aug 30, 2023

Hyster® Company, a leading global provider of container handling solutions, has developed and shipped a hydrogen fuel cell ReachStacker for a pilot at the Port of Valencia in Spain. This Hyster® ReachStacker is an innovative zero-emission solution that uses a Nuvera® Fuel Cell Engine to convert hydrogen into electricity.


Hyster Electric Big Trucks reduce emissions, fuel consumption and maintenance costs while boosting performance and efficiency. With exceptional traction power, acceleration and visibility, you will feel like you’re driving a diesel.