The XCT25_EV Plug-In, Double Drive Hybrid Crane from XCMG is designed to make inroads in global markets.
The Chinese manufacturer, XCMG, has announced that the world’s first truck crane with hybrid technology, XCMG XCT25_EV. Hybrid technology is becoming increasingly popular in crane markets all over the world says XCMG.
Using the cutting-edge technology platform, the industry’s first mobile crane with hybrid technology can be powered by diesel engine and electricity, through XCMG’s patented technology gearbox powertrain.
The 25t hybrid crane is fitted with free switching between four power modes – hybrid, pure electricity, pure diesel and plug-in.
The battery can be fully charged in 90 minutes from an external source and topped up while running on diesel power. When driven in hybrid mode, battery and diesel power, the truck crane has a range of 800km.