Hydrogen Truck News (15)

Iveco and Hyundai have been working together successfully since 2022 and have already produced an eDAILY fuel cell van amongst others. Taking this relationship one step further, it has been announced that Iveco will market a Hyundai-manufactured battery electric chassis cab with a gross weight of between 2.6 and 3.5 tonnes. The van will be…

BP has joined as the newest member of the H2Accelerate collaboration, a collaboration that aims to accelerate the uptake of low carbon hydrogen for trucking in Europe that includes Iveco, Daimler and Volvo Trucks. With an ambition to become a net zero company by 2050, or sooner, bp aims to invest in building infrastructure to…

If you listen to Mercedes-Benz Trucks, they will tell you that both hydrogen and battery electric trucks will be needed to replace diesel in long haul applications. There is little doubt in most areas of the commercial vehicle industry that local and regional distribution will be carried out by battery electric trucks by 2040. Whether…

Zero-emission, hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle developer, Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS), has taken delivery of its engineering prototype test “mule”, X1.5, at the HVS test facilities. This marks the beginning of the crucial development phase to bring the UK’s first full-sized hydrogen HGV to market. X1.5, powered by the same hydrogen fuel cell as will be used…

Until June this year, Iveco was tied to a joint venture with Nikola as far as heavy duty electric and fuel cell trucks were concerned. At this time, the company took the joint venture under sole ownership and now have the ability to market the trucks under their own Iveco brand. The Electric Truck Components…

We have already seen Volvo’s fuel cell trucks, but now the company is running them on public roads in a more major trial. This doesn’t mean that we will be seeing them available for sale any time soon – especially because there is practically nowhere to refuel them at present. However, Volvo does say that…

Nikola Corporation and IVECO announced a Letter of Intent for an order of 100 Nikola Tre hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) from GP JOULE, a system provider for integrated energy solutions based in Reussenkoege, Germany. The Nikola Tre FCEVs in the European 6×2 variant will be manufactured by the joint venture between Nikola and…

Liquefied Natural Gas, (LNG) is a greener fuel than diesel to run a truck on (quieter too) especially if the gas is reclaimed from animal and food waste. That’s what Arla Foods are attempting to do in reclaiming the bio methane from farms (which is a normal, damaging waste if vented) and using it to…

Electra Commercial Vehicles has completed a three-month trial with UK supermarket Sainsbury’s using its zero-emissions 19-tonne refrigerated hydrogen-powered truck. The Electra eCargo Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) travelled a typical daily journey of 208 miles from the supermarket’s depot in Sherburn-on-Elmet to Newcastle and back – emitting zero emissions versus an average of 314kg of…

Zero-emission, hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle innovator, Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS), has received a £15 million grant from the UK Government’s Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) as part of a wider funding package to support zero emission transport. HVS was awarded APC funding following a successful entry into its competition for developing automotive technologies and growing capability towards…

The truck world is gearing up for selling and operating battery electric trucks – no mean feat by any standards – but Scania have their plans one step ahead with their first commercial sale of hydrogen-powered trucks that will operate at 40 tonnes and above. Scania tell us that their main technology to drive the…

Iveco and Hyundai Motor Company has unveiled the first Iveco eDAILY Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle at IAA Transportation 2022 in Hanover. Earlier in July, the two companies jointly announced hydrogen-powered Iveco BUS vehicles equipped with Hyundai’s fuel cell system, with expected relevant advantages in terms of performance and emissions. At the Hanover show, they unveiled…

Imagine a truck that only emits water vapor, produces its own electricity onboard and has a range of up to 1,000 km. It’s possible with fuel cells powered by hydrogen, and Volvo Trucks has started to test vehicles using this new technology. To decarbonise transport, Volvo Trucks already today offers battery electric trucks and trucks…

It looks like hydrogen is taking another step closer to becoming reality for long haul truck operation in the UK as BP is planning to work with Mercedes Trucks’ parent company, DaimlerAG to open 25 hydrogen refuelling stations for trucks in the UK by the end of 2030. Mercedes are planning to bring hydrogen trucks…

Two fierce competitors are working together on a solution to developing hydrogen fuel cell for use in heavy-duty truck applications.  Volvo Trucks and Daimler Truck (Mercedes-Benz parent company) have started the process into putting together a joint venture where Volvo will buy 50% of the shares in Daimler’s existing fuel cell activities for EUR 0.6…