Nikola on Tuesday disclosed particulars on its hydrogen fuel-cell-powered product lineup that may embrace automobiles with a driving vary of as much as 900 miles.
The lineup features a hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) variant of Nikola’s truck collection Tre Cabover and Nikola Two FCEV Sleeper, a long-haul freight hauler, for the North American market.
The corporate’s Tre battery-electric car (BEV) variant at the moment covers as much as 300 miles.
The primary Tre FCEV prototype constructing is ready to start within the second quarter, with testing and validation persevering with into 2022, the corporate mentioned, including that manufacturing is deliberate to start out within the second half of 2023.
Nikola mentioned its Tre FCEV Cabover is focused for distances as much as 500 miles, whereas the Sleeper would permit for a continuous vary of as much as 900 miles.
In December, the corporate terminated a cope with Republic Providers to develop electrical rubbish vehicles for the recycling and waste disposal agency.
This all follows final 12 months’s announcement that General Motors was shopping for a state in Nikola, a deal that was quickly undone after a short seller accused Nikola of fraud, main founder Trevor Milton to resign and kicking off a federal investigation.