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Nikola Starts Hiring Staff for Arizona R&D Center

Nikola Motor has started hiring for its Arizona Research & Development Center that is slated to open in November.

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Anheuser-Busch Orders 800 Nikola Hydrogen-Electric Trucks

Anheuser-Busch has placed an order for up to 800 hydrogen-electric heavy-duty trucks from Nikola Motor Co. as part of a plan to convert its entire dedicated fleet to renewable power by 2025.

Nikola Brings On Alt-Fuels Expert as Technologies VP

Nikola Motors has hired automotive industry alternative fuels expert Jesse Schneider as its vice president of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

Nikola Jabs Tesla - Vows to Return Pre-Production Deposit Money

In a Tweet on April 4, 2018, electric truck OEM Nikola said it did not need deposit money to operate its busines -- an apparent jab at Tesla's long-rumored financial troubles.

Nikola COO Perry Joins Suddath's Logistics Division

Scott Perry, longtime Ryder System exec, has been named the president of Global Logistics for the Suddath Companies, after serving as the chief operating officer of Nikola Motor for only a few months.

Nikola Chooses Arizona Location for Hydrogen-Electric Truck Headquarters

Nikola Motor Company has selected Buckeye, Arizona, for its hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility.

Nikola Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck on the Road [Video]

Nikola Motor Co. released a short video of its groundbreaking hydrogen fuel cell powered electric truck, Nikola One, in action. It's a short clip of the truck driving on a deserted highway, decked out in U.S. Xpress colors -- one of the first major carriers to get on board with Nikola. Nikola says pre-production units will hit streets in 2019 for testing. 

Looking Forward and Backward

It turned out 2017 was quite a year in terms of setting the stage for trucking's adoption of emerging technology. Does that mean 2018 will be a snoozer?

Electric Trucks: Zap in the Pan?

Electric trucks are coming to market on the strength of their lack of tailpipe emissions. But can trucking get over the cost, weight, and range hurdles?

Time to Face The Future Head-On

Tech gurus are flocking to trucking with new ideas and new technology. The time to prepare for the changes that are coming is now, says Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.