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Nikola unveils how its electric truck works: custom #hydrogen fuel cell

Nikola unveils how its electric truck works: custom #hydrogen fuel cell

Stephen Edelstein Aug 31, 2016 Nikola One electric semi truck Enlarge Photo In May, the Nikola Motor Company appeared, seemingly out of nowhere, with a design for a natural gas- and electric-powered Class 8 commercial semi truck. It is to be called the Nikola One, and the company plans to unveil a running prototype on December 2. But it appears Nikola (pronounced NEEK-oh-la) will actually employ a somewhat different powertrain in its semi truck. DON'T MISS: Nikola One electric-truck running prototype to be unveiled Dec 2 It was previously understood that the Nikola One would use natural gas-powered turbines to generate electricity to power the truck. Now, the company says U.S. and Canadian-market versions of the truck will in fact use hydrogen fuel cells. This seemingly-important piece of information was previously kept confidential "pending finalization of key supplier ag...

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