The global hydrogen revolution for commercial vehicles is already underway, says Craig Knight – and his company, Hyzon Motors, isn’t waiting around for traditional heavy-vehicle makers to go to market with fuel-cell trucks and buses. Learn more in our interview with Knight.
March 17, 2021
HDT Talks Trucking Season 4 offers a look into the future of diesel engines, a discussion about three alternative fuels and an informative interview with a recognized sleep specialist.
November 3, 2020
Trucking needs not just one alternative fuel or powertrain, but a little bit of everything to keep all its wheels turning as greenly as possible.
October 15, 2020
Fuel economy may not be top-of-mind for some regional fleets because of the higher priorities placed on servicing the application. However, technologies exist that can improve fuel efficiency in almost every instance.
June 16, 2020
Cummins is stepping up the fight against climate change and pollution with a series of short- and long-term goals that will produce reductions waste from its manufacturing facilities worldwide as well as strategies to reduce the carbon footprint from its internal combustion engine products.
November 17, 2019
ConMet says its new eHub can power electric or hybrid vehicles - starting out with an alternative, fuel-saving way to power trailer refrigeration systems.
November 7, 2019
Volvo's electric VNR tractor is set to be deployed at the ports of Southern California as part of the Volvo Lights project to see how a battery-electric truck would fare in real-world operations. Jim Park has this first look.
September 12, 2019
Battery- and fuel-cell-powered electric trucks are new to the market. Can different technologies find a home, or will a single winner emerge?
September 4, 2019
Nikola's new hydrogen-electric tractor features scads of new technology. It's truly new from the ground up and drivers assigned to such trucks certainly won't be suffering.
April 24, 2019
Nikola plans to make hydrogen the transportation fuel of the future. Plenty of hurdles remain to be overcome before that happens, but the strategy the company disclosed at Nikola World 2019 seems workable. One of the biggest challenges could be getting the rest of the world to see the solution as Nikola sees it.
April 22, 2019
Nikola had two model Two hydrogen electric hybrid Class 8 trucks on display at the Nikola World event, allowing HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park to get an up close look at the futuristic truck's design.
April 18, 2019
We sat down with Nikola Motor Co. CEO Trevor Milton at the Nikola World event in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the evening before he had introduced the Nikola Two hydrogen-electric truck to the world, to get his thoughts on the fueling infrastructure, the competition, hydrogen vs. electric trucks, and why he thinks truck drivers will be eager to switch from diesel.
April 17, 2019
At the Nikola World event in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nikola introduced the Nikola Two hydrogen electric Class 8 truck and the Europe-bound Nikola Tre with much fanfare to a crowd of more than 2,000 media and industry attendees.
April 17, 2019
Drive axles for battery-electric vehicles will feature integrated motors.
This eliminates the drivetrain, creates room for batteries, and puts the
axle maker in charge of powering the vehicle.
January 16, 2019
Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.
March 20, 2018