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Nikola Badger pickup

Nikola Badger pickup

Nikola Motors has presented the hydrogen and battery-powered rival to the Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1-T, with a range up to more than 900 km. The Nikoloa Badger blends a lithium-ion battery pack with a hydrogen fuel cell. Battery-only range is a claimed 483km, while the 120kW fuel-cell adds another 483km. The power in the Badger is provided by an independent…Continue Reading

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Hyundai Fuel Cell concept

Hyundai Fuel Cell concept

Hyundai unveiled a hydrogen fuel cell truck and trailer at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. The company said it was considering entering the U.S. commercial vehicle market. The South Korean truck manufactorer showed its HDC-6 Neptune Concept Class 8 heavy-duty truck. The truck builds on the fuel cell work Hyundai has developed…Continue Reading

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Nikola attracts large investors

Nikola attracts large investors

Nikola, the American company that is developing hydrogen trucks for Europe and the USA has attracted major investors. This week CNH, the mother company of Iveco anounched a 250 milion dollar investment in the company. This would give CNH a 25% stake in the start up company. The investment is interesting because there were speculations…Continue Reading

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Tesla Semi on test

Tesla Semi on test

Tesla is testing the full electric tractor called ‘Semi’ in the USA. The combination is operating at 75.000 LBS which is about 34 ton total weight. The 6×4 tractor unit seems very small on these photo’s and it has a look that will not atract truck drivers if you ask us. The cab is even…Continue Reading

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Record sales for Daimler Trucks

Record sales for Daimler Trucks

Daimler Trucks, the world’s leading truck manufacturer, achieved one of the best sales years in its history in 2018: Based on initial data, unit sales of the Mercedes-Benz, FUSO, Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses and BharatBenz brands increased to well over 500,000 vehicles in 2018 Read all about it by clicking here!Continue Reading

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New International CV Series

New International CV Series

International Trucks showed the new CV Series. The truck producer refreshed the truck to make a re-entry to the medium duty vocational segment. The new Class 4/5 model came to replace the TerraStar and is available in wheelbases from 141 to 243 inches (from 3580 to 6170 mm) and in 4×2, 4×4 configurations. The International…Continue Reading

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