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Cummins talks hydrogen generation, the Daimler medium-duty engine deal (plus more outtakes from our executive interview)

There was a lot to talk about with Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins president and chief operating officer, during our interview for our executive story on diesel, decarbonization and the path forward for Cummins. There were a number of interesting power-driven topics that we couldn’t cover in that story that found their way here. You can read

Trucking is moving toward zero emissions (and three other takeaways from ACT Expo)

You know what phrase you didn’t hear at ACT Expo this year? “Alternative fuels.” There was plenty of talk of battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell and natural gas, but OEMs, fleets, suppliers and “as-a-service” providers talked about those technologies as true pathways toward a zero-emissions future. They weren’t “alternatives;” they’re options. And the prevailing theme

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ACT Expo live blog: Day one (Updated!)

Electrification of the trucking industry is happening. There’s no greater proof that the buzz of activity at this year’s ACT Expo held in Long Beach, California. That’s right, an actual, real-life trade show with approximately 4,000 registered attendees. I’m on the show floor, kicking the tires on the latest zero-emissions technologies and talking with the

Hino Trucks rolls out XL8 Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell prototype truck

Less than a year ago, Hino Trucks announced that it was building a Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell electric truck. The company made good on this promise with the reveal of its first Class 8 Hino XL8 prototype powered by a hydrogen fuel cell electric drivetrain at the 2021 ACT Expo in Long Beach, California.

Toyota fuel cell modules assembly starts in 2023

Toyota plans to bring hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric truck technology into production, announcing that a dedicated line at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) will begin assembling integrated dual fuel cell (FC) modules destined for use in hydrogen-powered, heavy-duty commercial trucks starting in 2023. Toyota says that the FC modules will allow truck manufacturers to incorporate

Cummins, Chevron announce hydrogen collaboration

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Cummins Inc. announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore a strategic alliance to develop commercially viable business opportunities in hydrogen and other alternative energy sources. The MOU provides the framework for Chevron and Cummins to initially collaborate on four main objectives: advancing public policy that promotes hydrogen as a decarbonizing

Nuvera, DD Dannar partner on mobile fuel cell power

Nuvera Fuel Cells, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, is teaming with DD Dannar on an integration project to develop hydrogen fuel cell power solutions to markets in critical need of clean power options, including the truck fleet industry among others. Dannar manufactures the Dannar Mobile Power Station (MPS), a configurable

Hyzon Motors to provide hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty truck for trial with Total Transportation Services

Hyzon Motors Inc.‘s hydrogen fuel cell-powered truck will hit the road soon in California in its first customer trial in the U.S. Hyzon signed a trial agreement with Total Transport Services Inc (TTSI), a port trucking company in Southern California, to provide a Class 8 heavy-duty fuel cell electric truck to TTSI for a 30-day

California fuel cell partnership envisions 200 hydrogen stations by 2035

The California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) has released a new document for heavy-duty Class 8 fuel cell electric trucks (FCETs), “Fuel Cell Electric Trucks: A Vision for Freight Movement in California and Beyond,” which envisions 70,000 trucks supported by 200 heavy-duty hydrogen truck stations by 2035. The vision emphasizes the urgent need for policies that

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Will hydrogen fuel cell vehicles happen? (Podcast)

Folks, if we had that answer, we’d be buying lottery tickets because we could see the future. Our crystal ball technology isn’t at that point yet, but we have a solid idea of where both the commercial vehicle industry and the passenger automotive sectors are heading and where they cross over in this episode of

Anomet Products highlights custom clad metal wire for fuel cell, electrical distribution applications

Shrewsbury, Mass.-based Anomet Products released custom clad metal wire that can achieve specific performance properties for a wide range of fuel cell and large electrical distribution applications, the company said in a press release. Anomet clad metal products are metallurgically bonded with up to three layers including copper core materials with an outer sheath of

Volvo Group breaks ground on vehicle propulsion lab

During a groundbreaking ceremony, the Volvo Group announced a $33 million expansion of its powertrain research and development site in Hagerstown, Maryland for the construction of a new, state-of-the-art Vehicle Propulsion Lab (VPL). Volvo’s VPL will be the first facility in North America to allow comprehensive testing of current and future products for Volvo Trucks,