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Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Hydrogen Double-Decker Buses Arrive in Europe’s Top Oil City

Wrightbus hydrogen double-decker buses are seen on the production line. Wrightbus hydrogen double-decker buses are seen on the production line. (Bloomberg News)

The world’s first double-decker hydrogen buses arrived in Aberdeen, Scotland, on Oct. 7, a city best known as a base for some of the world’s top oil companies.

Rachel Morison | Bloomberg News
October 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Secures Order From Republic Services for at Least 2,500 Vehicles

Nikola Tre The refuse trucks will be built on the platform of its Class 8 Tre model, according to Nikola, and the truck chassis and body will be provided directly to Republic Services from the Nikola factory. (Nikola Corp.)

Nikola Corp. announced it received a minimum order for 2,500 heavy-duty electrified refuse trucks from Republic Services Inc. that could expand to 5,000 over the life of the agreement.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 10, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Hydrogen Cars a Step Closer in Sydney After Hyundai Supply Deal

A hydrogen tank cover is seen on the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell vehicle. A hydrogen tank cover is seen on the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell vehicle. (Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg News)

Hydrogen-powered vehicles could soon be more common on the streets of Australia’s biggest city after Hyundai Motor Co. reached a supply deal for the zero-emission fuel with local producers.

James Thornhill | Bloomberg News
August 10, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Green Energy Companies Partner to Proliferate Hydrogen Trucks

Hydrogen fuel pump A hydrogen fuel pump at an industry show. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics)

Green energy companies ReCarbon and HYZON Motors partnered July 23 in an effort to propel hydrogen-powered truck projects globally.

July 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Anheuser-Busch, Nikola, BYD Complete First Zero-Emission Beer Run

A BYD delivery truck arrives at Enterprise Center in St. Louis. A BYD electric delivery truck arrives at Enterprise Center in St. Louis with a load of beer for hockey fans. (Anheuser-Busch)

Anheuser-Busch announced it completed on Nov. 21 its first zero-emission beer delivery in the company’s hometown of St. Louis using only zero-emission trucks from Nikola Motor Co. and BYD Motors.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

Daimler Sees Hydrogen Fuel Cells as Part of Trucking’s Future

Daimler's Roger Nielsen Daimler's Roger Nielsen by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Daimler Trucks has been investing heavily in battery-electric commercial vehicles, but the manufacturer also sees a place for hydrogen fuel-cell technology in the transportation industry’s long-term move toward zero emissions.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 30, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

China Sets Sights on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Market

Wan Gang Wan Gang, a vice chairman of China's national advisory body for policymaking who led China's foray into the electric vehicle industry, now says the country should embrace hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. (Giulia Marchi/Bloomberg)

His vision to make China an electric-vehicle powerhouse revolutionized the global auto industry, cementing a move from the combustion engine. Now, Wan Gang says get ready for the next game-changing moment.

June 13, 2019
Business, Technology

ACT Panel: Hydrogen Fuel Cells Face Off With All-Electric Batteries

Paul Rosa, senior vice president of procurement and fleet planning for Penske Truck Leasing Paul Rosa, senior vice president of procurement and fleet planning for Penske Truck Leasing at the ACT Expo panel discussion on alternative fuels. (Jim Stinson/Transport Topics)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Many transportation executives see a role for electric trucks in the years to come, but the question of which power-delivery method will move to the forefront — pure-electric or hydrogen fuel-cell electric — remains open, experts said.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 1, 2019
Business, Technology

ValueAct Bets on Success of Hydrogen Fuel With Nikola Motor

Nikola Nikola hydrogen-powered truck (Nikola Motor Co.)

ValueAct Capital Management has built a new position in Nikola Motor Co., a closely held hydrogen fuel cell trucking company seeking to raise $1.5 billion to expand in the U.S., starting on the West Coast.

Scott Deveau | Bloomberg News
April 16, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Kenworth, Toyota Partner to Develop 10 Hydrogen-Electric Trucks

Kenworth and Toyota showcased a hydrogen-electric tractor Kenworth and Toyota showcased a hydrogen-electric tractor based on Kenworth's T680 model and branded with both companies’ names at CES. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

LAS VEGAS — Kenworth Truck Co. and Toyota are collaborating to develop 10 hydrogen-electric tractors for drayage operations in the Los Angeles basin, the companies announced.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 10, 2019

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