Hyundai Material Handling kicks off the introduction of its new 9V diesel ‘smart’ forklift trucks

The new range boasts a lot of ‘smart’ features, while complying with European Stage V emission levels, and offering best standard warranty in the industry.

Tessenderlo, Belgium – Hyundai Material Handling kicks off the introduction of its new Stage V series with a full range of 9V models.  The new portfolio represents a smart generation of diesel forklifts from 2.5 to 5 ton lifting capacity, and is combining a robust and slick exterior design, together with performance enhancing features. 

In addition, a heavy line range of diesel machines will be launched in the 2nd half 2021.

A machine range to tackle future logistics challenges: way beyond being Stage V compliant

In our mission of ‘Moving you Further’, Hyundai’s engineers have aimed for a ground-breaking level of customer satisfaction by delivering maximum fuel efficiency, enhanced productivity, extra safety features, improved uptime, whilst maintaining great driver comfort. These new generation forklifts, ranging from the 2.5 to 3.5 ton lifting capacity (Diesel 9V series), to the 3.5 to 5 ton (Diesel 9VB/VC series) machines, have become a perfect example of this approach. They represent trucks that by far exceed the market requirements by delivering smart features on all important criteria while complying with the European stage V emission levels. 

Best standard warranty in the industry

Major topics like fuel efficiency, productivity, safety, convenience and improved uptime are key in this new forklift range. To support these ‘smart’ features, Hyundai Material Handling comes up with the best standard warranty in the industry. In addition to the forklift standard warranty of 2 years/3000 hours, the new Hyundai powertrain benefits from an additional 1000 hours, giving the powertrain a warranty of 2 years/4000 hours.*

Moving You Further, beyond Stage V

Unparalleled fuel efficiency and work productivity – bringing the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) down. (features and benefits based on the 9VB/VC series)

Key Features Customer Benefits
Stage V variable Hyundai turbo engine 2.9 liter for a 55 kW power output Improved fuel efficiency of 33% vs. previous range and less downtime due to higher DPF (Diesel Particulate filter) efficiency
New variable Rexroth load-sensing piston pumpImproved fuel efficiency of 33% vs. previous range and higher work productivity (+ 4%) vs. previous rangeImpressive lower vibrations and cabin noise.

Operator comfort and safety of the operator comes first (features and benefits based on the 9VB/VC series)

Key Features Customer Benefits
Reduced steering wheel size & adjustable steering columnImproved operator comfort
Faster Buchholz fingertip controlImproved operator comfort
Enhanced control clusterImproved machine management
Extended wheelbase for improved running stabilityOperator safety
Auto parking brake & Hill Start Assist ControlOperator safety

Durability and serviceability are key (features and benefits based on the 9VB/VC series

Key Features Customer Benefits
Clutch pack capacity increased by 25%Improved durability
Easily accessible Diesel Particulate filter (DPF) – no need to take the counterweight offImproved serviceability 
European-based warehouse (Belgium) guaranteeing 96% spare parts availability and quick delivery service throughout EuropeImproved serviceability & uptime

Commenting on the new forklift series Christopher Thompson, Head of Sales Western Europe for Material Handling, said: “Our new Stage V ‘Packed with Smartness’-range of diesel forklifts demonstrates Hyundai’s commitment to continuous product development in response to the needs of our European customers. Our new stage V engines offer significant improvements in fuel efficiency along with easy maintenance, resulting in lower operating costs. However, this is not the end of the story. We also took this opportunity to develop new and enhanced features which have a positive impact on driver comfort, safety and performance. Add to this the best standard warranty in the industry and you know that Hyundai Material Handling is a reliable ‘go to’ partner”.

*Conditions apply. Please discuss the optimal solution for your needs with your dealer.

Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe is a widely recognized leader in the European construction equipment market. Through highly advanced factory automation, a zero-tolerance quality control inspection system and innovative engineering we offer a wide range of construction equipment to satisfy the demands of our customers. We manufacture heavy equipment for our Construction Equipment business unit including hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders and skid steer loaders. Through our Material Handling business unit we offer a wide range of forklifts (including LPG, electric and diesel powered lift trucks) & warehouse equipment to satisfy customers’ ever-growing demands. HCEE markets its products through a qualified network of over 140 dealers in more than 30 countries.

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