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Autonomous towing for complex outdoor/indoor environments

Full service solution

TractEasy delivers a turn-key, full-service solution for autonomous towing operations with EZTow. From project definition to installation, integration and daily operations, we support our customers throughout the process to make integration as seamless as possible with minimum impact on ongoing operations.

Up to 50% reduction in costs

The EZTow is the most advanced autonomous towing solution on the market capable of streamlining inter-buildings material flows while reducing labor costs and increasing safety.
  • Productivity
  • Stability
  • Flexibility
  • Operating costs
  • Loss and damages
  • Carbon emissions
Electric
Energy:
Electric
Battery
Battery
 technology:
Lead-acid
 or Li-ion
Towing capacity
Autonomous towing capacity:
14 tons
30,000 lbs
Maximum speed
25 km/h 15.5 mph (manual) 15 km/h / 9.3 mph (auto)
Dimensions
L*W*H: 3200 * 1940 * 2050 (mm) / 10’6” * 6’4” * 6’9” (in)
Turning radius
4750 (automated) / 3600 (manual) mm
Gross vehicle weight
4.1 tons with battery
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Use cases
Industrial
Industrial
  • Mixed traffic
  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Cross-building material flows
  • No changes to infrastructure
  • Able to replace forklifts and lorries
  • Integration into warehouse and fleet management systems (WMS/FMS)
  • Automated hooking and unhooking
Airport
Airport
  • Mixed traffic
  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Handling repetitive tasks
  • Baggage and cargo towing at airports
  • From terminal building to aircraft or conveyer belts
  • Integrated into fleet management system (FMS)
  • Automated hooking and unhooking
  • Taxiway crossing
The most advanced technology on the market
Safe
Powerful
Outdoors/Indoors

Safety is at the core of the EZTow’s design, ensuring risk-free and secure operations thanks to the most advanced autonomous driving stack on the market. A sophisticated range of sensors detect and avoid obstacles, for accident-free operations, making the EZTow a reliable and dependable solution.

EZTow autonomous tow tractor

Experience true power in material handling with the EZTow autonomous tow tractor. Boasting an impressive 14 tons autonomous towing capacity, it outperforms pickup trucks fourfold. From industrial sites to airports, the EZTow sets a new standard for exceptional performance and heavyload handling.

EZTow autonomous tow tractor

The EZTow autonomous tow tractor offers unmatched versatility, excelling both indoors and outdoors. It smoothly handles indoor environments while confidently crossing outdoors. Its adaptability makes it a perfect fit for various industries.

EZTow autonomous tow tractor
Safe

Safety is at the core of the EZTow’s design, ensuring risk-free and secure operations thanks to the most advanced autonomous driving stack on the market. A sophisticated range of sensors detect and avoid obstacles, for accident-free operations, making the EZTow a reliable and dependable solution.

EZTow autonomous tow tractor
Powerful

Experience true power in material handling with the EZTow autonomous tow tractor. Boasting an impressive 14 tons autonomous towing capacity, it outperforms pickup trucks fourfold. From industrial sites to airports, the EZTow sets a new standard for exceptional performance and heavyload handling.

EZTow autonomous tow tractor
Outdoors/Indoors

The EZTow autonomous tow tractor offers unmatched versatility, excelling both indoors and outdoors. It smoothly handles indoor environments while confidently crossing outdoors. Its adaptability makes it a perfect fit for various industries.

EZTow autonomous tow tractor
Future-ready clients include:

EZTow is the most-deployed autonomous tow tractor worldwide. Its technology is approved by global regulators and has been deployed in 300+ locations in more than 30 countries.

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BMW Group Plant Dingolfing, Germany
Integrated into existing traffic system

The BMW Group factory in Dingolfing has adopted the EZTow to automate towing operations for PHS-hardened sheet metal parts in outdoor manufacturing areas. The EZTow seamlessly integrates into the existing traffic system at the BMW site.

The tractor can handle up to 14 tons of traction, featuring three trailers with a combined length of over 16 meters and an automated speed of 10 km/h. Its advanced navigation system utilizes GPS satellite navigation and lidar technology to create a 3D map of the surroundings.

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Daimler AG, Wörth, Germany
Transporting production parts outdoors

At the Daimler AG truck assembly plant in Wörth, Germany, the autonomous tow tractor transports production parts outdoors cost-efficiently, safely and sustainably. The EZTow transports the parts and material from the storage area to the assembly line and operates outdoors.

This is a major step forward for the industry as conventional AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles) are tied to indoor operations. At the Wörth site, the tow tractor operates at 10 km/h and tows up to 14 tons.

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Narita International Airport, Japan
Transferring luggage between terminals

Narita International Airport in Japan has deployed the EZTow in partnership with the Narita International Airport Corporation , Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The driverless vehicles have been transporting baggage between two stations, located in a terminal and its satellite, with only remote supervision. The airport has not required any infrastructure modifications to accommodate the trips.

The goal is to promote the use of AVs to improve productivity, allocating staff to where they are most needed on the ramp. The long-term goal for JAL is to focus the workforce on value-added work and increase the number of autonomous baggage tractors to handle repetitive tasks involving long-distance travel.

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Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, France
Transferring luggage to aircraft positions

TractEasy’s EZTow autonomous tow tractor has been operating completely autonomously at Level 4 of autonomous driving at this airport. The vehicles follows routes from aircraft landing positions to the baggage hall.

It mixes with conventional vehicles as well as pedestrians while safely crossing outdoors/indoors. It also runs in various conditions, including rain, fog, and snow, while addressing labor shortages and efficiency needs.

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Changi Airport Group, Singapore
Fleet autonomous baggage towing

The EZTow autonomous tractor equipped with advanced technology such as lidar sensors, high-definition cameras, GPS, 4G, and wi-fi connectivity transports up to four unit loading devices from the baggage handling area to the aircraft bay at Changi. Currently, three autonomous tractors are being used, aiming to enhance airside operations and allow airport staff to focus on higher value-added tasks.

This aligns with Changi Airport Group’s vision of an airport for the future, where autonomous vehicles support workers in their roles.

Built by TLD, powered by EasyMile

TractEasy is a joint venture between two industry leaders: TLD and EasyMile. It is an independent distributor of autonomous towing solutions with close cooperation and integration with its parent companies. Together, they offer the most advanced driverless technology in the market to aviation and industrial clients.

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