At Intermat LiuGong showed an impressive line-up of 5 new electric machines and over 40 new machines in the pipeline. LiuGong’s tour de force in electric is part of the company’s plan to be the No. 1 in BEV technology in Europe by 2027.

Showcasing our world-class BEV capability at Intermat has surpassed our expectations,” explained Samuel Broilliard, Head of LiuGong operations in France. “France is one of the largest markets in Europe and represents a significant opportunity for LiuGong. We know that French customers are increasingly looking for sustainable machine solutions, backed up by expert support and advice. We have had a great deal of interest from customers from across Europe this week. I think many people have been surprised at just how far advanced LiuGong is in BEV technology and how much credibility we actually have. We set out to show that we are leading the change to BEV in Europe, and I believe we have achieved that.

100% green

Intermat was LiuGong’s first exhibition to showcase purely BEV machines. With their distinctive green livery, these machines share LiuGong’s Red Dot Award-winning design DNA and put the operator right at the heart of the machine. LiuGong is leading a revolution in BEV R&D and plans to launch over 40 BEV models by 2027, including new BEV excavators, wheel loaders, telehandlers and access equipment.

LiuGong’s Intermat line-up included 5 new BEV machines for the European market, 2 excavators, the 9027FE and 922FE, and 3 wheeled loaders, the 820TE, 856HE and 870HE.

The 9027FE ZTS is a compact model which takes LiuGong’s popular short tail swing 9027F and changes the power pack to a 20kWh LFP battery pack. The smallest of LiuGong’s new machines at Intermat it has the power and performance you would expect enabling 3-4 hours of constant work and a rapid charging time of 90 mins when using a fast charger. Based on a 48V system, it is easy and safe to service and maintain without needing special high-voltage training.

Moving onto LiuGong’s high-voltage machines, the 4 models presented below are powered with battery systems from CATL, LiuGong’s strategic partner and an industry leader in their own right.

LiuGong: leading the change to BEV

According to European Product Director, Harry Mellor, “Our new range of electric machines at Intermat clearly show our commitment to be the No. 1 for BEV machines in Europe, but they are only the start. As a company, we are on a mission to create a more sustainable future in the construction equipment industry and our continued investments in design, R&D and customer insight prove that we are leading the change”.

According to LiuGong Europe Chairman, Howard Dale, “Now is an exciting time to be considering the LiuGong brand. Significant investments have been made, not just in product development, but in future-proofing our business to be an even better partner for our customers. At Intermat we focused on our BEV products, but we will never forget that it’s relationships that really matter in our business. At LiuGong we are committed to listening to our customers and working with them to create a better future and success for everyone.

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