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SCOUT Anti-Collision System

Charlatte America would like to introduce our latest innovation for our beltloaders – the “SCOUT” anti-collision system.

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Southwest Airlines awards Charlatte Equipment Supplier of the Year

I cannot tell you how pleased the Charlatte Team is to have won this award.  This is only the second year the award has been given to an equipment supplier and we are very honored and grateful to be selected.  I would like to thank Larry Laney and the entire Southwest Airlines Management Staff.

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New CT5E Cargo Tractor

Charlatte is excited to introduce a new product to our electric lineup.  Due to customer demand, we have recently developed our new heavy duty cargo tractor, the CT5E.

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Charlatte has shown continual positive growth and expansion during its 50+ years in business. Charlatte is committed to developing new technologies to better support your company's operations well into the 21st century.


Charlatte America

Created in 1993, Charlatte America has become the leading U.S. manufacturer of battery powered vehicles used on airport ramps. Charlatte America provides engineering and technical support for all Charlatte equipment located in North America.

Located in Bluefield, Virginia, the facility produces a wide range of electric and internal combustion powered baggage tractors, belt loaders, and other industrial vehicles. The facility size is 78,000 square feet with complete manufacturing capabilities and technical personnel using Pro/E design software. In addition, there is a custom-built test track located on site to enhance quality control.


Mr. Louis Galdeano
President, Charlatte America

Mr. Rob Lamb
Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Mr. Todd Goins
Product Manager, Sales and Marketing

Mr. Gary Davis
Product Manager, Sales and Marketing