7 Factors to consider when choosing your ideal power source

Forklifts have more power source options today than ever. With so many choices available, it’s a perfect time to reconsider if you’re using the right ones. A well-matched power source can have significant impact on many aspects of operations, including higher productivity and lower operating costs. It’s worth your time to re-evaluate today’s power options to ensure you’re getting the most from your forklifts.

Choosing the right power source involves gathering information on several aspects of your operations.

A well-suited power source will optimize your forklift’s potential by maximizing productivity, minimizing operator involvement, reducing maintenance costs and eliminating unplanned downtime. With the assistance of our Hyster Power Match Experts, you can address the complexities of today’s power needs and implement your ideal power source.


     Traditional power options

  • Internal combustion
  • Lead-acid batteries
  • Advanced power technology

    Advanced power technology

  • Thin-plate pure lead
  • Lithium-ion batteries 
  • Hydrogen fuel cells



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