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Business

Velodyne to Merge with Acquisition Specialist

Deal increases funding for further development and commercialization of lidar  

Business

Lordstown Electric Truck Takes Shape

Endurance promises best-in-class traction and sports car-like handling

Fuel Cells

Nikola's Stock Soars After NASDAQ Listing

Startup begins taking orders for fuel cell-electric pickup truck

Fuel Cells

New Toyota JV Targets Fuel Cell Trucks in China

Commercial vehicles could be the right application for fledgling technology

Business

Volvo Group, Daimler Team Up on Fuel Cell-Powered Big Rigs

Can trucks save the hydrogen-based technology after a tepid response to fuel cell cars?

Sales

Toyota, Hino Partner on Fuel Cell Truck

Truck tests accelerate, while car sales continue to flounder

Marketing

Nikola Reveals Electric Pickup Plans

Nikola jumps into a crowded electric pickup truck market

Fuel Cells

Honda, Isuzu Target Fuel Cell Trucks

Joint research project aims to apply struggling car tech to commercial vehicles

Additive Manufacturing

“Reckless” military-grade with hydrogen fuel cell propulsion; A more communicative VW Golf; cryogenic hydrogen; Stratasys in space.

“Reckless” military-grade with hydrogen fuel cell propulsion; A more communicative VW Golf; cryogenic hydrogen; Stratasys in space.  

Hybrid

The Remarkable Rimac

Both the car and the man are astonishing

Business

CNH Invests $250 Million in Nikola

Industrial vehicle producer CNH Industrial NV is investing $250 million in Nikola Motor Co. and forming a joint venture to help launch the startup company’s fuel cell and electric trucks in Europe.

Fuel Cells

Bosch Touts Potential of Fuel Cell Vehicles

Robert Bosch GmbH says fuel cell powertrains will play a growing role in next-generation vehicles, especially medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks.

Fuel Cells

Consortium Targets Components for Fuel Cell Trucks

Hyundai, Nikola Motor and Toyota and three hydrogen suppliers have agreed to develop standardized fueling hardware for fuel cell-powered heavy-duty trucks.

Hybrid

Nikola to Build Electric Trucks

Nikola Motor Co. is developing all-electric variants of two of its three fuel cell-powered heavy-duty trucks.

Intelligent Transportation

Anheuser-Busch Orders 100s of Nikola’s Fuel-Cell Trucks

Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC says it will buy as many as 800 hydrogen-fueled highway trucks from developer Nikola Motor Co.

Business

Tesla Sued for Lookalike Semi Truck

Startup Nikola Motor Co. has filed a lawsuit claiming that Tesla Inc.’s Semi electric truck design is a copy of its own Nikola One and Two hydrogen-powered trucks, Reuters reports.

Fuel Cells

Nikola Motors to Build Fuel Cell Truck in Arizona

Salt Lake, Utah-based Nikola Motor Co. has selected a site in Buckeye, Ariz., to build a manufacturing facility for its previously announced fuel cell-powered trucks.

Diesel

Electric Trucks Emerging

Rudolph Diesel—who, incidentally, died mysteriously while traveling by a post office steamer on the English Channel in 1913—must be rolling in his grave.

Hybrid

Remaining Relevant

At the end of August, when people are, one would imagine, getting ready to squeeze the last drops of summer out before it gives way to the workaday existence that pretty much characterizes fall, I was the recipient of an incredible number of announcements that all focused on advances in automotive technology.

Fuel Cells

Bosch, Nikola Motors Partner on Long-Haul Fuel Cell Truck

Robert Bosch GmbH and Salt Lake City (Utah)-based startup Nikola Motor Co. are collaborating to commercialize two heavy-duty, fuel cell-powered trucks by 2021.

Hybrid

Danish Program Targets Vehicle-to-Grid Standards

Mitsubishi, Nissan and PSA Group are part of a collaborative effort in Denmark to develop global standards for electrified vehicles when they connect directly to an electrical grid.

Hybrid

Nikola Readies Electric Dune Buggy

Salt Lake, Utah-based Nikola Motor Co. has begun taking $750 refundable deposits for its upcoming $37,500 all-electric off-road utility vehicle.

Fuel Cells

Electric Truckmaker to Use Fuel Cell System

Nikola Motor Co., a Salt Lake City, Utah-based startup company, says the North American version of the 2,000-hp electric Class 8 truck it announced in June will be powered by an 800-volt fuel cell system.

Interiors

You Won’t Believe This Daily Driver

While this is not astonishing math, next year, 2015, will be 100 years after 1915. 100 years is a long time.