Across the U.S., approximately 60% of material handling operations use electric forklifts. But in California, it could soon be 100%.
Proposed regulations from The California Air Resources Board (CARB) will eventually phase out internal combustion (IC) forklifts. Operations will gradually retire any IC forklifts in their fleet, and the sale and purchase of used Spark-Ignited forklifts in California would be prohibited starting January 1, 2026.
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Ever wondered if you’re getting the “right” amount of run time from your forklift’s propane tank? In today’s blog post, we’ll cover how many hours of run time you can expect from single bottle of propane on forklifts of various sizes. If you’re experiencing below-average performance from your LPG forklift, we’ll list some common culprits.