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
Business, Technology, Fuel

Nikola Raises $100 Million in August

Nikola One cab Nikola Motor Co.

Hydrogen-electric truck maker Nikola Motor Co. announced it has quickly raised $100 million of a planned $200 million in C-round funding as it accelerates the scale of its operations.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 8, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Kenworth Preps Hydrogen-Electric T680 for Drayage at SoCal Ports

ZECT Kenworth T680 day cab The Zero Emissions Cargo Transport, a Kenworth T680 day cab equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell, at Kenworth's Feb. 6 ride-and-drive event. (Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics)

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Co. is wrapping up tests on a zero-emissions hydrogen-electric Class 8 truck that will be operating in drayage applications in Southern California by the end of March, company executives said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 8, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Calif. Approves Plan for Trucks to be Electric Powered by 2050

California environmental regulators have approved an update to the state’s long-term greenhouse-gas emissions plan that calls on the trucking industry to transition from diesel to mostly electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2050.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 27, 2014