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Where Are All of the Hydrogen Trucks?

In the past I’ve written quite a bit about all different sizes and shapes of prototype hydrogen fuel cell and ICE (internal combustion engine) trucks. Since I haven’t talked about this recently I’m thinking now would be a good time to revisit this subject. Before their bankruptcy a couple of …

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Vision Industries Offers Fuel Cell Class 8 Trucks with IREx

Vision Industries out of Long Beach, California has introduced an Intelligent Range Extender (IREx) for its fuel cell class 8 trucks. According to the press release, “Vision Industries Corporation today announced that it will introduce its newly developed ‘Intelligent Range Extender’ system in its next generation Class 8 trucks, originally …

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FedEx Adds Fuel Cells to Electric Delivery Trucks

FedEx, along with Smith Electric and Plug Power are adding fuel cell range extenders to 20 battery-electric delivery trucks for real world testing. FedEx is doing so with the aid of a $3 million federal grant. According to Gas2.org, “The hydrogen fuel cell range extenders will about double the driving …

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Fuel Cells to Cool Down Refrigerated Trucks

This story caught my eye not because hydrogen fuel cells are replacing diesel engines on refrigerated trucks, but because they will be replacing the secondary diesel engines on these vehicles. Refrigerated trucks, the ones that carry food from distribution centers to grocery stores usually have a secondary diesel engine used …

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Vision Industries Sells 100 Tyrano Hydrogen Trucks

I’ve been talking about the Tyrano Class 8 Truck from Vision Industries since 2009. Now Vision Industries has some great news to share regarding a company called Total Transportation Services, Inc. (TTS-I) of Rancho Dominquez, California that has finalized its purchase order for 100 Tyrano trucks. The Tyrano is a …

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Australian Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Gaining Ground

Australia’s RMIT University has created a small-scale replica of the Scania Highline series long haul truck, but this one is operated by remote control and hydrogen fuel cell. The full scale real life diesel version usually travels between the cities of Melbourne and Sydney. According to RMIT, “Professor Aleksandar Subic, …

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Vision Industries to Commercialize Tyrano Fuel Cell Truck

Hydrogen vehicle critics, naysayers and deniers won’t like this story a bit. In the past couple of years while electric cars have taken the spotlight center stage, hydrogen vehicle manufacturers have been quietly commercializing their vehicles. The first commercial hydrogen vehicles to be sold a couple of years back were …

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Hydrogen Trucks and Utility Vehicles Get Boost

In the last 3 blog posts I’ve talked about hydrogen forklifts and hydrogen fuel cell range extenders for all-electric vehicles. In this post I would like to talk about hydrogen trucks and utility vehicles including those with fuel cell range extenders. I’ve talked about hydrogen trucks before. And in the …

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