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The advantages of choosing Carer

With almost 40 years of experience in designing, developing and making large-capacity electric forklift trucks, Carer can offer products that, thanks to their excellent performance, considerable operating time and savings in terms of running and energy costs, represent a valid alternative to internal combustion forklift trucks.

In the niche market of equipment used to handle extremely heavy loads, where most of the big manufacturers can only offer internal combustion machines, Carer is one of the very few companies in the world that can provide optimal solutions to this specific kind of handling method with forklift trucks operated exclusively with electric means.

Why choose an electric forklift truck made by Carer?

In short, Carer's electric forklift trucks offer all the benefits associated with using electric technology without affecting top performance levels and long operating time.

  • No harmful emissions for the environment and worker health
  • Less vibrations and noise
  • Greater energy efficiency compared with internal combustion engines
  • Lower running costs

Reducing running costs

Buying one of Carer's forklift trucks means investing now and saving money in future. As a matter of fact, considering that the cost of purchasing a forklift truck only accounts for a minimal amount on the overall running costs of the machine, it is even easier to understand how much money an electric forklift truck saves you.

By investing more in the financial part associated with the purchase or rental of one of Carer's forklift trucks, there are considerable savings on future running costs.

Comparison on overall running costs of a diesel-electric forklift truck

Practical example: comparison between a Carer Z60H electric forklift truck and a Diesel 6 tons truck

By using two Carer Z60H forklift trucks for 8 hours a day for 220 days a year, you can save up to € 112,443 over five years compared to two Diesel forklift trucks with the same capacity.

Average hours of use per year per forklift truck 1.659 h
Working days per year 220
Calculation period 5 years

Consumption / fuel & energy costs

Battery installed on Carer Z60H 96 V 1000 Ah
Charger 96 V 160 Ah
Carer Z60H declared battery uptime 8 hours
kW needed to charge 152 kW
kW cost 0,15 €/kW
Diesel forklift truck declared average consumption 7 lt/h
Cost of fuel 1,4 €/lt

Daily fuel cost
Daily energy cost
147,82 €
45,60 €
-102,22 €
Annual fuel cost
Annual energy cost
32.520 €
10.032 €
1 year   
-22.488 €
Cost of fuel over 5 years
Energy cost over 5 years
162.603 €
50.160 €
5 years   
-112.443 €

Consumption savings in 5 years

Comparison of total costs over 5 years