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Toyota, Kenworth prove fuel cell electric truck capabilities with completion of truck operations for ZANZEFF project

Toyota Motor North America and Kenworth Truck Co. announced that they have proven the capabilities of their jointly designed heavy-duty, Class 8 fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) as a potential zero-emissions replacement of diesel-powered trucks with the completion of their operations in the Zero- and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) “Shore to Store” (S2S) project

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Are EVs sticking around for the long-haul? 

It seems there isn’t a shortage of things we can find to disagree on. Everyone has their own view (and a side that opposes them), and the trucking industry is no exception. But not being able to see eye to eye on hot topics isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it may just lead

ACT Expo day two: Photo gallery

ACT Expo is busy: Thousands of attendees, a host of exhibitors from tried-and-true truck OEMs to electrification newcomers. Hydrogen hype is growing. Most importantly, real conversations about how the industry is moving toward a zero-emissions future are happening on every corner of the show floor. This isn’t a “wouldn’t it be nice?” vibe. Decarbonization is

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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

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Kenworth T680 FCEV truck reaches summit of Pikes Peak

A new video features the zero-emissions Kenworth T680 fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) on the road to the 14,115-ft. summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. Kenworth says it worked closely with Toyota Motor North America R&D on the summit attempt. The Kenworth T680 FCEV features a Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrain offering 470 HP,

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Hino announces zero-emission ‘Project Z,’ including battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Hino Trucks has announced “Project Z,” outlining its plans to develop and release several zero-emissions vehicles over the next few years. The project includes both battery electric and fuel cell electric trucks. “We’ll have some early prototypes in 2021, we’ll have customer demos in 2022, and we’ll be in full production before 2024,” said Glenn

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Manufacturers continue to roll out electric medium-duty trucks

Peterbilt, Kenworth, Navistar, Daimler, Freightliner and Cummins are a few of the companies making recent leaps in electric medium-duty truck development.

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Kenworth, Toyota showcase hydrogen fuel cell-powered truck

At a recent event at the Port of Los Angeles, Kenworth Truck Co. and Toyota Motor North America showcased a production model of the companies’ hydrogen fuel cell-powered truck.

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Kenworth, Toyota collaborate to develop zero emission trucks

Kenworth Truck Co. and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration is part of a $41 million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) grant preliminarily awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), with the Port of Los Angeles

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