Lift Trucks feature Cummins turbo diesel engine.

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Equipped with pneumatic tires, Veracitor(TM) Big Truck Model GP170VX features 17,000 lb capacity at 24 in. load center, while Model GP175VX features 17,500 lb rating at 36 in. load center, and Model GP190VX is rated 19,000 lb at 24 in. load center. Powered by 110 hp Cummins QSB 3.3 turbo diesel engine, trucks include oil-cooled wet disc brakes, AccuTouch mini-levers, and Techtronix 332 transmission, which provides 3 speeds forward and 2 speeds in reverse.

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Yale Materials Handling Corporation Introduces New Model in its Veracitor(TM) Big Truck Family

Fills Important Gap in Class V Model Lineup

GREENVILLE, NC, January 12, 2009 - Yale Materials Handling Corporation, a long-standing leader in the materials handling industry, is introducing an entirely new model line in its Class V pneumatic lineup. These new capacities are an extension of the Veracitor(TM) Big Truck GP135-155VX series. The new models are:

o GP170VX (rated 17,000 lbs. @ 24" load center)

o GP175VX (rated 17,500 lbs. @ 36" load center)

o GP190VX (rated 19,000 lbs. @ 24" load center)

These trucks feature the following premium components as standard equipment:

o 110 HP Cummins QSB 3.3 turbo diesel engine

o Techtronix 332 Transmission

o Oil-cooled Wet Disc Brakes

o New Liftek-Elecar Mast option

o AccuTouch Mini-Levers

o Full Suspension Vinyl Seat

"The Veracitor(TM) GP170-190VX truck is designed to meet and exceed our customers' material handling application requirements with excellent performance and low hourly cost of operation," said Don Chance, President, Yale Materials Handling Corporation. "This series will provide Yale with competitive models for the right customer applications."

The Yale® Veracitor(TM) Cummins QSB 3.3 Turbocharged Diesel Engine features legendary Cummins reliability and Tier III emissions compliance. In addition, the engine features exceptionally low noise levels, forged steel crankshaft, camshaft and piston rods, and oil-cooled forged aluminum pistons. The standard Techtronix 332 transmission features three speeds forward and two speeds in reverse for increased gradeability and drawbar pull while allowing top travel speeds for maximum productivity.

"Yale's industrial performance and productivity come standard with all of our trucks," said Chance. "The new series of Veracitor(TM) Big Trucks combines exceptional quality with maximum efficiency, which is what we continuously work towards as we develop lift trucks that benefit our customers first and foremost."

Contact: Erin Bijas, 609-452-8500,

About Yale Materials Handling Corporation

Yale Materials Handling Corporation markets a full line of material handling lift truck products and services, including electric, gas, LP-gas and diesel powered lift trucks; narrow aisle, very narrow aisle and motorized hand trucks. Yale offers comprehensive Fleet Management services, as well as Yale® service, parts, financing and training. Yale® trucks are manufactured in an ISO 9001:2000 registered facility and range in capacity from 2,000 to 36,000 pounds. For more information, or to find the Yale® lift truck dealer nearest you, call 1-800-233-YALE or visit

Yale Materials Handling Corporation is a division of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NC).

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