Textron Specialized Vehicles on 1 November announced the launch of the Cushman Tug 8k AC Electric tow tractor. The new vehicle is purpose-built for towing applications in warehouses, factories, and other facilities.
Features include an AC motor, 48 V batteries; an automatically engaged electronic parking brake (instead of a mechanical parking brake); a towing capacity of 8,000 lb (3,629 kg); and a 4.9 ft 2 cargo deck.
The motor has peak horsepower at 15.42hp (11.5 kW). The tractor features a digital display that includes a state-of-charge meter, speedometer, and hour meter.
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