By Katie Weiler, Managing Editor | September 28, 2010

Manitou telehandlerManitou offers a remote boom control option and a 180-degree swing carriage option for the MT 6642 and MT 8044 telehandlers. The wireless hand-held controller raises, lowers, extends and retracts the boom. It also starts and stops the engine. A proportional trigger controls the speed of the boom. The swing carriage allows users to position a work platform parallel to a building. The remote control is priced at $5,605.