February 5 - Kalmar has introduced a heavy fork lift truck, the Kalmar DCG180-330, in the 18-33 tonne capacity sector, designed especially for heavy cargo handling in industrial applications, such as steel and manufacturing industry, as well as ports and

Compared to the previous model, the new DCG180-330 consumes up to 15 percent less fuel in standard configuration, says Kalmar, adding that by using the 'economy' mode, another 15 percent of fuel savings can be reached.

Lift speeds have been boosted thanks to variable hydraulic system that senses the load in every operation and adjusts the oil flow accordingly. Lifting cycles are now up to 40 percent faster compared to the previous model, says Kalmar.