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Tug Smart—powered tow tug

Battery-powered tugger with a 6 tonne tow capacity

Tug Smart
Features at a glance

Tow up to 6 tonnes on flat ground

One tonne tow capacity on an 8 degree incline, or 500 kg tow capacity on a 14 degree incline

Power steering on folding tiller handle

Tow very heavy loads with the Tug Smart

The all new Tug Smart pedestrian operated electric tug is the perfect work horse which enables a single user to move very heavy loads up to 6 tonnes.

Available in 4 tonne, 5 tonne or 6 tonne models, this ergonomic tow tugger features power steering on its folding tiller handle and intuitive controls for ease of use and manoeuvrability.

It has the capacity to tow up to 6 tonnes on flat ground, up to 1 tonne up an 8 degree incline, or up to 500 kg up a 14 degree incline with ease. 

As with all the electric tugs in our range, the Tug Smart is designed to improve safety and efficiency, while reducing the risk of accidents that can occur when manually moving very heavy loads.

Typical applications

Suitable for towing heavy industrial equipment, trolleys, trailers, caravans, carts and machinery around warehouses, high-rise building/apartment basements and outdoor industrial areas.

Features and specifications

Order codes

  • TUGSMART4TNH   (Tug Smart 4 tonnes)

  • TUGSMART5TNH   (Tug Smart 5 tonnes)

  • TUGSMART6TNH   (Tug Smart 6 tonnes)

  • EDHTTOWSMART01   (Tug Smart tow ball hitch)

  • EDHTALSMART01   (Tug Smart auto-latch hitch)

  • EDHTPINSMART01   (Tug Smart pin hitch)

Tow capacity

  • Up to 6000 kg (6 tonnes)—on flat ground.

  • Up to 1000 kg (1 tonne)—on an 8° incline.

  • Up to 500 kg—on a 14° incline (1:4).

    (No extra ballast weights required.)

Max. speed

Up to 4 km/hour fully loaded.

Speed mode

Selectable speed modes.


  • Power steering on folding tiller handle

  • Battery operated and rechargeable.

  • Ergonomic design.

  • Simple to use.

  • Quiet, smooth operation.

  • Zero emissions.


  • Tow-ball, auto-latching or pin-hitch.

  • Wide variety of hitches are available for easy attachment to trolleys.
    Check the hitching and accessories page for more information.

Country of origin

Designed and manufactured in Australia.

Safety features

  • Intuitive control with standard automatic safety brake, forward and reverse drive.

  • Emergency stop button.

  • Emergency back-off button.

  • Electromechanical park brake

Optional features

  • Extra battery capacity.

  • Strobe light.

  • Hazard lights.

  • Reverse beeper.


  • Comprehensive 12-month warranty.

  • Six month warranty on battery and charger.


Training and servicing programs are available.

Download our Preventative Maintenance Plans for more information.


Two 12V 100Ah MK-gel batteries (deep cycle, long-lasting, maintenance-free) with 24V smart charger.

Drive system

  • Dual drive-wheel system.

  • 24V system.

  • 1800 watts.

  • Regenerative braking system.

Dimensions (L/W/H)

1875/747/875 mm

Tug Smart dimensions


The powered tug range

The Powered Tug range


Serviced Equipment

Tug Smart towing a heavy trolley


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