3 Wheel Electric Forklift | Yale ERP030-040VT
3 wheel forklift ideal for tight spaces | Yale ERP030-040VT
Energy efficient 3 Wheel Electric Counterbalance Forklift | Yale ERP030-040VT
Counterbalance Electric Forklift

Compact and easy to maneuver

3 wheel electric forklift


High performance and energy efficiency combine with advanced ergonomics for productive, maneuverable 3 wheel electric forklift for medium- to heavy-duty applications.

  • Performance
  • Operator comfort
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Built to last
  • Easy service access
Industry Sectors

- Retail Stores
- Warehouse & 3PL
- Wholesale Distribution

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Compact 3 wheel forklift for narrow-aisle applications

Maneuverable design with features to balance high performance with energy efficiency


The 3 wheel electric forklift ERP-VT series offers the versatility and maneuverability your operation needs to reach peak performance.

  • Four operator selectable performance modes and extended shift functionality tailor truck performance to match the application and operator skill level
  • Extremely tight turning radius with dual independent front wheel AC drive motors that rotate drive tires in opposite directions


Operator comfort

A comfortable operator is a more productive operator. The ERP-VT series offers an advanced ergonomics package to keep personnel performing at their best all shift long.

  • Ample floor space and non-cinching seat belt allow operators to find comfortable operating position
  • Rear drive handle and swivel seat options make reverse travel more comfortable
  • Automatic park brake sets when the truck stops, simplifying operation
  • Optional telescoping steer column with tilt memory offers superior adjustability to accommodate wide range of operators
  • Optional accutouch minilever electrohydraulic controls offer a shorter reach and less effort compared to mechanical levers
  • Large, textured grab handles and deep, anti-skid steps for easy entry and exit
Low cost of ownership

The ERP-VT series is productive power house built to keep costs in check and deliver strong performance for years.

  • Lowest battery energy consumption in competitive testing according to VDI Energy Cycle Standardized test
  • AC Traction and hydraulic motors completely eliminate brushes and associated rigging for reduced maintenance costs
  • Auto Deceleration System automatically slows when operator removes pressure from accelerator, reducing brake usage and associated maintenance requirements
Built to last

Tough industrial applications require an electric rider forklift that can stand up to the task at hand, with maximum uptime even through demanding duty cycles.

  • Steer and drive axles support significant weight while subject to forces through operation, so Yale uses tough, cast ductile iron and high strength gears and shafts
  • Unitized frame design and welded steel provide better rigidity and excellent protection for internal components
  • O-Ring Face seal fittings resist hydraulic leaks and 10 micron hydraulic filter keeps fluid clean
Easy service access

Get maintenance personnel in and out - and operators back to productivity, fast, with a 3 wheel electric forklift designed for less maintenance to being with, and easy serviceability when it is necessary.

  • Easily removable floor plates and rear-hinged hood for easy access
  • Optional battery side extraction with rollers provide quick, efficient battery access and charging
  • Intellix Vehicle System Manager continuously monitors and controls all lift truck functions and alerts operator of any concerns
Model Load Capacity Load Center Lift Height Turning Radius Battery Capacity Voltage Weight
ERP030VT 3000lbs 24in 259 58.3 36V / 880Ah - 48V / 660Ah 5120
ERP035VT 3500lbs 24in 259 62.1 36V / 1100Ah - 48V / 770Ah 5250
ERP040VT 4000lbs 24in 259 62.1 36V / 1100Ah - 48V / 770Ah 5290

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Support throughout the lift truck life cycle

Knowledgeable, reliable dealers make all the difference

When it comes to collaborating with a lift truck dealer, you can’t settle – you need dealers wholly focused on your success. When you purchase equipment or technology solutions from Yale Lift Truck Technologies, you gain access to our independent dealer network. “Independent” means our dealers are not constrained by factory ownership or corporate red tape.

Our dealers are entirely focused on fulfilling your needs

  • A seamless experience, from order to factory to ongoing support
  • Effective recommendations and responsive support, from parts, maintenance and
    emergency services to fleet management, rental trucks and operator training.
  • Expertise and guidance on special features and allied products and services for your
    warehouse, like racking, guarding and safety equipment.
  • Assistance with financing options.

Yale Vision telemetry

Complete fleet visibility and control

Yale Vision provides real-time fleet monitoring for more informed decisions. The solution offers easy-to-use dashboards and analytics to manage cost, optimise productivity and protect assets.

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Yale Power Suite

Unlock the True Power of Your Operation

Yale Power Suite has the industry’s widest range of power sources from a variety of brands, so you get the best solution available to maximize your operations. Our team has deep industry knowledge about forklift power sources to evaluate your application and recommend the power source that gives you the best return on your investment.

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