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Nikola Motors Locks In Ulm, Germany As The Production Site For The Nikola TRE

February 11th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Nikola Motors has partnered with IVECO to establish the manufacturing hub for its first production vehicle in Ulm, Germany. The facility will produce both the battery electric and fuel cell electric versions of the the company's cab-over heavy duty truck for the European market, the Nikola


Updated! The Nikola Motor Badger Will Have 600 Mile Range & Arrive As A Battery Electric & Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

February 10th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Today, Nikola Motors unveiled a new electric truck, the Badger. The vehicle is still in the early stages of development, but the company is working on a battery electric version and a hydrogen fuel cell electric configuration that can also recharge its onboard battery from the grid. The Badger will hit the market with a 600 mile (965 km) range and a 0–60 mph time of 2.9 seconds


Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

November 19th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology. The news comes with claims of a cathode with 4 times the energy density of today's lithium-ion cells, lasts for 2,000 cycles, and at a cell cost of 50% less than today's lithium-ion cells


Nikola Adds European Manufacturing Partner In New $1 Billion Series D Funding

September 3rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

CNH Industrial N.V. announced a new $250 million investment into the Nikola Motor Company as the lead investor in a new Series D funding round. The investment round comes as Nikola works to integrate a single lease plan for its vehicles that roll all vehicle, service, maintenance, and fuel costs into a single lease price in a bid to offer early adopters assurance of predictable prices and payouts for their fleets


Nikola Motors Targets Laid Off Tesla Workers

January 29th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Nikola Motors is hiring and is giving priority to former Tesla workers, especially those who were recently laid off. It claims to have $8 billion in pre-orders for its hydrogen fuel cell powered tractor.


Hydrogen Might Fulfill 3–4% of Total Transportation Fuel Needs

December 9th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard

The USA alone uses roughly 220 billion gallons of hydrocarbon fuel a year for transportation. Diverting 3.4% of that to hydrogen as a fuel still displaces 7.5 billion gallons, and the gallons which will be diverted are the most polluting and have the highest greenhouse gas emissions. 



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