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  • Nikola develops new battery technology

    November 19, 2019 9:16AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Nikola says it has developed the first battery to remove binder material and current collectors, reducing costs by 50% and doubling range when compared to lithium-ion. It has a record energy density of 1,100 watt-hours per kilogram

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    Nikola names strategic investors

    September 5, 2019 10:49AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Nikola Corporation has revealed Bosch and Hanwha as strategic investors who have collectively invested more than US$230 million into the company. Both companies have invested at least US$100 million, Nikola announced. Bosch has been an “instrumental partner,”

  • Spotlight shines on hydrogen-electric trucks at Nikola World

    April 17, 2019 6:19PM by James Menzies

    Glitzy event highlights electric truck manufacturing start-up’s progress

  • Nikola to open world’s most advanced fuel cell lab

    March 29, 2019 7:31AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Nikola says it will announce a world class fuel cell lab at its upcoming Nikola World truck debut. The company signed a US$16-million order to purchase equipment for the first phase of its fuel cell development laboratory.

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    Nikola acquires 400 acres for truck manufacturing plant

    March 22, 2019 1:20PM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Nikola Motor Company says it has acquired 400 acres of property in Arizona, where it will manufacture its Class 8 hydrogen-electric trucks. “When we set out to build a factory, part of my vision was to help

  • Nikola claims US$12 billion in hydrogen truck pre-orders

    November 15, 2018 8:26AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Hydrogen truck maker Nikola says it has raised another US$210 million and now boasts US$12 billion in pre-orders. About $380 million of those were for the recently announced Nikola Tre European cabover. “Once the Nikola Tre arrives

  • Anheuser-Busch orders Nikola trucks

    May 3, 2018 9:46AM by James Menzies

    Plans to go all-in on renewable powered trucks by 2025

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    Nikola to manufacture trucks in Arizona

    January 30, 2018 1:17PM by Truck News

    BUCKEYE, Ariz. – Nikola Motor Company today announced it will build its hydrogen-electric semi-trucks in Buckeye, Ari. It has chosen a new 500-acre, one million sq.-ft. facility on the west side of Phoenix, where it says it will add more

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    Wabco takes stake in Nikola

    December 20, 2017 8:20AM by Truck News

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Wabco has announced it has made a $10-million investment to acquire a 1% equity stake in Nikola Motor Company, in an agreement it says will “accelerate the development of industry-leading safety technologies specifically designed for

  • Nikola, Bosch team up on truck development

    September 19, 2017 10:40AM by Truck News

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Nikola has announced an update to its electric truck project, claiming it will be entering production by 2021 with two Class 8 hydrogen-electric truck models. The company says the Nikola One and Nikola Two will

  • Nikola names CFO

    February 13, 2017 12:03PM by Truck News

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Nikola Motor Company has named Jonathan Spira its chief financial officer (CFO). Spira joins the company as it aims to bring its zero-emissions long-haul Class 8 truck to market and will be charged with initiating

  • Nikola introduces its electric truck, the Nikola One

    December 2, 2016 2:06PM by Truck West

    SALK LAKE CITY, Utah – Nikola Motor Company unveiled its new electric semi-truck, the Nikola One, Dec. 1 in Salt Lake City. With a fully electric drivetrain powered by high-density lithium batteries, energy for the Nikola One is supplied on-the-go