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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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Nikola under fire

Nikola under fire

According to Hindenburg Research, a financial research company, Nikola has created ‘an ocean of lies’ to get fundings for the company. For an example, they say the electric truck you see driving in Youtube movies was pushed down a mountain for the video. According to Hindenburg Research, the truck was towed up the hill. Nikola…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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Nikola Tre also destined for US

Nikola Tre also destined for US

US truckmanufacturer Nikola intends to sell the Iveco S-Way based Nikola Tre in the US. At present, production of this electric is being prepared in the former Magirus-premises of Iveco in the German town of Ulm. Nikola CEO Trevor Milton wrote on Twitter that he intends to bring the cabover engine truck ‘back’ to the…Continue Reading

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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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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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Anheuser Busch orders Tesla and Nikola trucks

Anheuser Busch orders Tesla and Nikola trucks

Beer brewer Anheuser Busch ordered 40 Tesla trucks. Now the company has ordered a large number of hydrogen trucks at the biggest competitor of Tesla, Nikola. The lawsuit that Nikola filed agianst Tesla, does not impress Anheuser Busch. The giant beer company intends to produce its Budweiser beers with renewable energy by the year 2020.…Continue Reading

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