SANY debuts new electric mini

SANY UK & Ireland returned to the Executive Hire Show last week, following their extremely successful debut at the event in 2022.  

Similarly, to last year, the heavy machinery manufacturer found their stand to be well attended on both days of the event, with their new 2-tonne electric mini excavator, the SY19E, taking centre stage as it was unveiled to the UK market for the first time. 

As well as zero emissions, the compact and innovatively designed SY19E with fully electric drive is equipped with a lithium iron phosphate (cobalt free) battery which allows for faster, safer and more efficient charging as well as a significantly longer battery life (up to 3,500 full charge cycles) to reduce total cost of ownership.

Featuring a single automotive standard charging socket, the machine offers a fully flexible charging solution that includes a fast charge of 1.5 hours and without the need to purchase any additional equipment. Significantly lower noise levels (66 dB(A)) for improved operator comfort and reduced noise pollution, also makes for cleaner, more sustainable working.

The saving potential of the electric excavator is also very high. Compared to machines with combustion engines, electric operation reduces power costs by around 30%. The savings are even more significant in maintenance costs, which are around 80% lower. 

SANY also presented two other popular machines on the stand, the SY26U with Stage V Yanmar engine and load sensing hydraulics and the 8.8-tonne SY80U compact excavator which impresses with its compact design, low fuel consumption and outstanding operator comfort. Both machines have proved to be a huge hit with plant hirers and owner operators alike.

All excavators come with SANY’s industry leading 5-year / 3000 hour warranty as standard for complete peace of mind.  

Leigh Harris, Business Development Director for the UK & Ireland commented, “It’s been terrific to kick off our 2023 events calendar. Following our success at the show last year, we had high hopes for this year’s event and it hasn’t disappointed us. It’s been the perfect springboard to unveil our brand new electric excavator to the UK market and it’s been great to see the amount of interest the electric SY19E and the other machines on our stand have generated.”

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SANY Group started in 1989 as a small welding supply company founded by four young men who wanted to offer better products to the world. Over the last three decades, SANY Group has grown and evolved into a global brand with a sales turnover of $21 billion, manufacturing and supplying a diverse range of products including construction and industrial equipment, renewable energy solutions, finance & insurance services, precast concrete housing, heavy duty mining equipment and industrial communications. One of the most successful products in the SANY range is their hydraulic excavator and in 2020 the company achieved the number one sales position for global excavator sales, selling 98,705 excavators worldwide, accounting for 15% of the global market. SANY truly is an international company with three listed companies and a presence in 140 countries around the world, including global R&D and manufacturing facilities in India, Brazil, Germany and USA. SANY UK & Ireland is the latest addition to SANY’s global network of companies.