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Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Hydrogen Likely to Be Next Fuel for Trucking, Panelists Say

Hydrogen fuel cell panelists at 2022 Act Expo Panelists (from left: Pablo Koziner of Nikola Corp., Cody Bateman of GenH2, Eric Guter of Air Products and Kim Okafor of Trillium. (Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Hydrogen fuel cells are being adopted in transit fleets, and trucking is poised to be the second mover with the fuel — and ultimately see a price at production comparable to diesel, experts said at ACT Expo.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 17, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Toyota to Assemble Fuel Cell Modules in US for Heavy-Duty Trucks

Toyota fuel cell stack assembly Starting in 2023, Toyota will begin assembling at its Georgetown, Ky., integrated dual fuel cell modules for use in hydrogen-powered, heavy-duty commercial trucks. (Toyota)

Toyota will begin assembling integrated dual fuel cell modules in the United States starting in 2023. They are intended for use in hydrogen-powered, heavy-duty commercial trucks.

August 27, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

Daimler Truck Eyes Pending Independent Status in Electric World

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz GenH2 hopes to offer a range of more than 600 miles. (Daimler Truck AG) Daimler's Mercedes-Benz GenH2, pictured in Germany with its cabover configuration, hopes to offer a range of more than 600 miles. (Daimler Truck AG)

Daimler Truck reported it is on schedule to be listed as a public company on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by the end of this year, and remains committed to replacing internal combustion engines globally with battery-electric and fuel cell electric powertrains and related software.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 20, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Nikola Two Truck Will Run 900 Miles on Tank of Hydrogen, Company Says

Nikola Two by Nikola Corp.

Nikola Corp. announced updates on its zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell electric commercial truck program as the company vied for attention beside other truck makers in an increasingly crowded space it helped create in 2016 with its introductory announcement.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 23, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Hyzon SPAC Merger Includes $400 Million Investment

Hyzon A Hyzon vehicle. (Hyzon Motors)

Fuel cell truck startup Hyzon Motors Inc. agreed to a merger with blank-check company Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corp. in a deal that values the two combined at more than $2 billion.

Ed Ludlow and Gillian Tan | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2021
Business, Technology

Fuel Cell Truck Startup Hyzon Agrees to Merge With Decarbonization Plus SPAC

Hyzon truck and logo Hyzon via YouTube

Hyzon Motors Inc., a fuel cell truck startup, has agreed to go public via a merger with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corp., according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Ed Ludlow and Gillian Tan | Bloomberg News
February 5, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

NACFE Report Says Challenges Remain for Broad Fuel Cell Adoption

Mercedes Gen H2 Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck (Daimler Truck AG)

Hydrogen fuel cell technology will likely roll out in heavy-duty trucks over the next five years, but hurdles remain before U.S. motor carriers will adopt them beyond small numbers of test vehicles, according to a new report.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
December 16, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

New Toyota Fuel Cell System Close to Being Available to Class 8 Makers

Toyota Toyota has developed a second-generation hydrogen fuel cell system to work with Kenworth's T680 chassis. (Toyota)

Toyota Motor Corp. unveiled a second-generation fuel cell system that is nearing the point when it could be offered to heavy-duty truck builders looking to build hydrogen-powered tractors.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
December 14, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

US Fuel Cell Truck Startup Hyzon Gets Investment From French Oil Giant

Hydrogen refueling A hydrogen vehicle is refueled. (Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg)

Total SE is making an investment as part of a small funding round in U.S. fuel cell truck startup Hyzon Motors, an effort by the French oil giant to boost development of cleaner energy sources.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Daimler Trucks Touts Global Plan for Vehicle Electrification

Mercedes-Benz GenH2 truck Series production start of Daimler's Mercedes-Benz GenH2 truck is planned for the second half of the 2020s. (Daimler AG)

Daimler Trucks announced hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty trucks with a range of 621 miles (1,000 kilometers) on a single tank will be a key element of its global electrification strategy aligned with the goals of the Paris Climate Protection Convention.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 16, 2020