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First Nikola Tre BEV

First Nikola Tre BEV

The joint venture between Iveco and Nikola is still going strong, and what you see here is not an Iveco S-Way with Nikola stickers but a Nikola Tre truck. The long wheelbased tractor unit is not a fuel cell truck, but a batery electric vehicle, BEV. This is the first that was assembled in Ulm,…Continue Reading

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Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG together in fuel-cell joint venture

Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG together in fuel-cell joint venture

The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, as well as other applications. The ambition of both partners is to make the new company a leading global manufacturer of fuel-cells,…Continue Reading

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Total invests in Hyzon Motors

Total invests in Hyzon Motors

The French oil company Total invests 15 Milion Dollar in Hyzon Motors. Hyzon Motors says they have already 400 trucks on the road with fuel cell technology. The ambition is to have 5000 Fuel Cell trucks and busses on the road in the next five years in Europe, Asia and North America. Oil company Total…Continue Reading

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Toyota works with Hino on Fuel Cell truck for USA

Toyota works with Hino on Fuel Cell truck for USA

Toyota Motor North America and Hino USA work together on a heavy fuel cell truck for the North American market. The experienced truck builder Hino developed the new XL series, a conventional Class 8 truck. This truck is being tested with Toyota fuel cell technology. Apart from this developement both partners als work on a…Continue Reading

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Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Fuel Cell truck

Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Fuel Cell truck

Daimler Trucks presents technology strategy for electrification – world premiere of Mercedes-Benz fuel-cell concept truck The Mercedes-Benz GenH2 truck is a fuel cell truck with a range up to 1000 km. Customer trials will start in 2023 and the start of series production is planned in the second half of this decade. The styling of…Continue Reading

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General Motors gets a $ 2 billion stake in Nikola

General Motors gets a $ 2 billion stake in Nikola

General Motors receives a stake in start-up company Nikola worth two billiopn dollars. In exchange, Nikola will use GM’s battery-system and fuel cell technology. The system Nikola is going to use to power its newly developed Badger pick-up truck is the Ultium batterysystem. Also Nikola can use the Hydrotec fuel cell of the company. In…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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Hyundai Fuel Cell truck

Hyundai Fuel Cell truck

Hyundai is presenting a heavy fuel cell truck. The Official presentation is planned for 2019 but the press release shows an artist impression of the fuel cell truck just before the IAA2018 in Hannover. Hyundai has a lot of experience with fuel cell vehicles. The last 20 years the Korean company took the lead with…Continue Reading

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Paccar prepares autonomous technology, fuel cell

Paccar prepares autonomous technology, fuel cell

Paccar will be showing two novelties at the CES in Las Vegas. It will show autonomous truck technology on a Peterbilt 579 and  a fuel cell driven Kenworth T680. The projects were initiated following the US governments Super Truck project. From this project, Paccar received a 2,1 million dollar support to develop these new technologies.…Continue Reading

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Nikola names fuel cell key suppliers

Nikola names fuel cell key suppliers

Nikola Motor Company has named Bosch and PowerCell AB as the primary suppliers of its fuel cells for the Nikola class 8 hydrogen-electric truck. The Nikola fuel cell is anticipated to output more than 300kW continuously. It has been designed to handle the entire lease period of one million miles per truck. The Nikola fuel…Continue Reading

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