The Automotive Range

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Improving safety and efficiency for the automotive supply chain

MasterMover is helping to keep the supply chain running smoothly for some of the world’s leading Tier 1 automotive suppliers. Our compact and powerful range of electric tugs provide the capability to move a wide range of parts and components, to help you maintain the credibility and commitment to your automotive manufacturing customers.

From our SmartMover range, capable of moving wheeled loads of up to 2,000 kg to our MasterTow, MasterTugs and Autonomous Guided Vehicle (AGV) range, which can handle large and heavy items up to 20,000 kg, our easy to use solutions eliminate manual handling and the need for forklift trucks, providing greater operator control and safety, with less cost.

Trusted by the world’s leading automotive suppliers:

Key benefits for Tier 1 Suppliers

  • Improved safety by eliminating forklifts and manual handling.
  • Considerably lower cost than forklifts and ride on tugs.
  • The versatility to move loads from 200 kg to 20,000 kg
  • Compact and manoeuvrable in confined spaces.
  • Easy to use and no license needed.

Our automotive range of electric tugs & tows


Moves up to 2,000 kg

MasterMover SmartMover - SM100

The SmartMover is a versatile machine range for moving loads from 200 kg up to 2,000 kg. It can be safely and securely connected to loads with a draw bar or hydraulic coupling system. Constructed from high quality steel and featuring an interchangeable battery, the SmartMover is perfectly suited to working in tough manufacturing environments, 24/7.


Moves up to 20,000 kg

MasterMover’s range of MasterTow and autonomous AGV TOW range of machines provide powerful solutions for moving loads up to 20,000 kg. A single operator can safely and securely connect to any load in seconds with a draw bar, towing eye, or ball hitch. Built with a strong steel chassis and outer panels, they can be used inside or outside, on slopes and uneven surfaces.


Moves up to 20,000 kg

Our MasterTug range is designed for moving heavy or large wheeled loads from 2,000 kg up to 20,000 kg. An automatic braking system, variable speed controls and compact size means this machine is ideal for moving loads in areas with restricted space, perfect for any manufacturer.

Significantly enhances flexibility and safety

Lesley Lane
Regional Sales Manager (UK)

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Service & support, where you need it

MasterMover is the world’s leading manufacturer of electric tugs with great expertise in your sector. That gives us the knowledge and you the reassurance to help you choose the right product for your needs.

We also offer an aftersales support service using regionally based technicians to give you complete peace of mind, wherever you are in the world. Planned preventative maintenance (PPM) programmes, certified operator training, plus flexible finance options help you get the most out of your equipment.

Your questions, answered

How does an electric tug help increase efficiency?

Where traditional manual handling methods require 2 or 3 people to move heavy loads, our electric tugs and tows are single person operated; man power is reduced to one person, freeing up resources.

How can electric tugs protect your people, plant and product?

In a word, ‘control’. A tug provides people with the ability to precisely control the movement of your load. All of the effort involved with manhandling components or sub-assemblies into position is removed. With little more than fingertip effort, loads can be moved around and stopped exactly where they need to be. With this level of control over load movement, people and plant can be protected and the risk of damage to parts or injury to operators is drastically reduced.

Is it possible to operate an electric tug in confined spaces?

Yes – all of our electric tugs and tows can push, pull, manoeuvre and brake a wide range of automotive components and production equipment. The flexible steering on our machines enables them to rotate loads on their corner axis. This unparalleled range of movement means that our tugs can move loads in even the tightest of operating environments.

What materials are used in the construction?

All of our electric tugs are ‘built tough’ from high quality steel, zinc passivated and powder coated. By avoiding the use of fragile plastic for the outer panels, the risk of damage to the machine is minimised. This means increased reliability and long service life for you.

I think I need something different; can you help?

Yes – we’re an engineering company with over 25 years’ experience.

If we can’t solve your moving and handling problem with our standard range then we can explore creating a custom solution just for you.

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