JCB Loadall 525-60E: Getting the handling buzz

While JCB may have just unveiled its first hydrogen-powered telehandler concept, electric versions of its smallest Loadalls are just starting to run down the production lines. We put the 525-60E to work

by Nick Fone

Three years ago JCB started to make its intentions clear that it was set on moving towards zero-emissions machines. The first example was a battery-powered 1.9t mini-digger claimed to be capable of matching the performance of its standard diesel-fired sibling.