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    GM Dealer Mandate: 8,000 lb Forklift Required to Support EV Battery Handling



    • 8,000 lb. forklift required to lift HV batteries safely
    • Properly trained forklift operator
    • Dealers must purchase or have a long-term lease in 2023

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    Carolina Handling has 8,000 lb forklifts
    to meet your GM mandate

    Due to the size of HV batteries, an 8.000 lb. forklift is required, according to the GM Service Bulletin dated May, 2022. Each GM EV Dealer is responsible for obtaining written verification from the forklift manufacturer that the forklift utilized on GM EV Dealer’s premises complies with the requirements.

    • Cadillac EV dealers must purchase or have a long-term lease of the required forklift by June 30, 2022.

    • GMC EV dealers must purchase or have a long-term lease of the required forklift by April 1, 2023.

    • Chevrolet EV dealers must purchase or have a long-term lease of the required forklift by March 31, 2023.

    Click the button below to email us or call your NC sales rep now:
    (336) 312-4131.

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    GM Dealer Forklift Training

    Each GM EV Dealer must have a least one (1) employee who is properly trained and licensed to operate a forklift consistent with regulatory requirements in your market on site at the Dealership Premises during all hours of Dealership Operations. GM EV Dealer is responsible for ensuring that the forklift operator is licensed under all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

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    GM Dealer Forklift Sales

    GM dealers that sell or service Electric Vehicles (“GM EV Dealers”) until further notice or until updated via a subsequent communication and sets forth certain specifications and requirements for (1) the forklift(s) that each GM EV Dealer is required to have on premises to assist in the safe handling of HV batteries, and (2) vehicle hoists to service Electric Vehicles.

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    GM Dealer Forklift Service

    Providing excellent and dependable forklift service in North Carolina and beyond is what has helped us grow from just a handful of folks back in 1966 to a company of 600+ Associates today. Our Field Technicians work on all makes and models of forklifts, pallet jacks, etc. If it's a key component of your operation, our expert Techs keep it humming.

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