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Business, Technology, Fuel

Suppliers’ Input Helped Shape Nikola’s Class 8 Vision

Nikola Tre is unveiled The Nikola Tre, a hydrogen fuel cell truck for the European market, makes its debut. Nikola Motor Company showcased five zero-emission products at its Nikola World event in Scottsdale, Ariz., April 16, 2019. (Nikola Motor Company/YouTube)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The zero-emissions Class 8 models Nikola Motor Co. designed and is preparing to build reflect more than just a go-it-alone attitude by an entrepreneur with a vision of trucking’s clean future and the necessary infrastructure to support the trucks.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 24, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Editorial

Editorial: Earth Day Salute to Cleaner Trucks

The launch of the Nikola Two tractor just days ahead of Earth Day — April 22 — was a fitting and, perhaps, deliberate gesture by the company to spotlight the trucking industry’s progress in improving its level of environmental responsibility.

Transport Topics
April 17, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

Nikola Rolls Out Trucks for Zero-Emissions Future

Nikola Two hydrogen fuel cell truck debut Nikola Two by Nikola Motor Co./YouTube

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Nikola Motor Co. CEO Trevor Milton, 28 months after unveiling a prototype Class 8 sleeper, presented to about 2,000 attendees and a global audience watching online two heavy-duty trucks and three other specialty vehicles he said are ready to spark a zero-emissions future.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 17, 2019
Business, Technology

Unveiling of Nikola Two, Nikola Tre

Nikola Motor Company showcased five zero-emission products at its Nikola World event in Scottsdale, Ariz., April 16, 2019, including its hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 Nikola Two for long-range driving.

Transport Topics
April 17, 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

Nikola Chooses Mark Russell as President

Mark Russell A Nikola One demo. (Nikola Corp. via YouTube)

Mark Russell has joined Nikola Corp.’s executive management team as president at a time when the company said it is poised to start production of several groundbreaking zero-emissions vehicles.

February 26, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Moves Closer to Marketing Hydrogen-Electric Trucks

Nikola's Trevor Milton Nikola's Trevor Milton spoke with TT in an exclusive interview Jan. 8 during CES. (Nikola Motor Co.)

LAS VEGAS — Nikola Motor Co. founder and CEO Trevor Milton said two key customers — private fleet Anheuser-Busch Cos. and truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Enterprises — will begin fleet tests of Nikola’s zero-emisssions hydrogen-electric Class 8 trucks by the end of the year, as the first shoots of the necessary fueling infrastructure are emerging in Phoenix.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 16, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Nikola to Expand Into Europe With Hydrogen-Electric Tre

Nikola's Tre Nikola's Tre is designed to be fully autonomous. (Nikola Motor Co.)

Nikola Motor Co. announced it would begin production within five years in Europe of a heavy-duty, hydrogen-electric truck designed to be compatible with full autonomy as it expands its business beyond North America.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nel Expands Plant to Make Electrolyzers for Nikola

Nel ASA has begun construction of what it says is the world’s largest electrolyzer manufacturing plant, fully automated and able to deliver electrolyzers at a game-changing cost.

Transport Topics
August 24, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Awards Nel Hydrogen Contract to Support 30 Fueling Stations

The Nikola One Nikola's hydrogen-electric Class 8 tractor. Nikola partnered with Nel Hydrogen as it prepares to roll out a U.S. fueling network. (Nikola Motor Co.)

Nikola Motor Co. has awarded a contract to Nel Hydrogen for 448 electrolyzers — which separate water into hydrogen and oxygen — and associated fueling equipment, as Nikola prepares to roll out a fueling network in the United States of 30 stations to support commercial and passenger vehicles operating on hydrogen fuel cells.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 29, 2018

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