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Hydrogen E-Truck for city of Groningen

Hydrogen E-Truck for city of Groningen

The city of Groningen in The Netherlands was the first European municipality to put a hydrogen-prepared waste truck from E-trucks Europe into use in 2017. Groningen believes hydrogen is one of the ways to make its city center emission-free. Today, the employees of Stadsbeheer municipality of Groningen are taking this new DAF CF 330 FAG…Continue Reading

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Hyzon Motors eyes hydrogen truck plant in Holland

Hyzon Motors eyes hydrogen truck plant in Holland

Asian-American start-up company Hyzon Motors has closed a deal with Dutch hydrogen truckspecialist Holthausen to realise a new truckplant in The Netherlands to produce Hyzon hydrogen trucks. Holthausen now converts dieseltrucks into hydrogen trucks by using existing chassis and parts. Their capacity is about 50 to 100 trucks. Hyzon Motors, which already operates recently opened…Continue Reading

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Hydrogen Hyundai Xcient trucks on their way to Switzerland

Hydrogen Hyundai Xcient trucks on their way to Switzerland

Hyundai has shipped the first ten hydrogen driven Xcient trucks to Switzerland. This country will use 1600 hydrogen Hyundai trucks by 2025, the intention is. Before the end of the year, another 40 trucks will be delivered. The Xcient truck was developed by Hyundai as a heavy duty dieseltruck. However, it appeared possible to create…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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Nikola launches truck for European market

Nikola launches truck for European market

In response to widespread interest from European customers, Nikola Motor Company has created a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets. Reservations for the new Nikola TRE (means “Three” in Norwegian) are now open at www.nikolamotor.com. Guests at the April 16-17 Nikola World in Phoenix will be able to view a prototype display of the Nikola TRE,…Continue Reading

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Hydrogen and diesel truck lock horns

Hydrogen and diesel truck lock horns

In order to promote the virtues of a hydrogen driveline, Toyota has organised a sprint between two 35.000 lbs (around 16 tons) trucks. One fitted with a traditional diesel engine, the other is Toyota’s prototype hydrogen Class 8 truck. The hydrogen truck releases it’s power to two electric motors of which we all know that…Continue Reading

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Toyota develops fuel cell driveline for trucks

Toyota develops fuel cell driveline for trucks

As sales of their fuel cell passenger car fall short, Toyota is looking for other ways to justify it’s considerable investments in fuelcell technology.  Therefore, the company introduces a class 8 truck concept which enjoys two fuel cell systems derived  from passenger car Toyota Mirai. The truck generates 670 hp and can handle gross vehicle…Continue Reading

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It’s here: The Nikola electric truck

It’s here: The Nikola electric truck

Start-up company Nikola has unveiled it’s long awaited truck concept last night in the US. First thing Iepieleaks notes  is that the gasturbine has been interchanged for a hydrogen fuel cell system. Sill, the Nikola delivers 1.000 hp. The Nikola One utilizes a fully electric drivetrain powered by high-density lithium batteries. Energy will be supplied…Continue Reading

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