Zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell buses are part of California’s plan to substantially reduce air pollution and the state has just announced a $12.5 million grant to get five more on the road.
Toyota’s launch of a heavy-duty, hydrogen fuel-cell truck project at the Port of Los Angeles has been greeted with cheers from environmentalists but raised eyebrows from wary commercial trucking industry representatives.
Toyota North America starts testing “Project Portal” hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty truck in a secret project to make an economic case for zero-emission fuel cell technology in Class 8 commercial trucks.
If Toyota Motor Co. is successful in using its “Project Portal” to build a competitive Class 8 fuel cell truck, it could look at smaller delivery and work trucks next. And there’s a hydrogen pickup in the mix as well.
Toyota Motor Co. is testing “Project Portal,” a prototype Class 8 fuel cell electric truck, but it also needs to promote development of hydrogen fueling stations to make commercialization possible.
Although fuel cells were first developed a century ago, Toyota has developed a powerful new system for “Project Portal,” a zero-emission Class 8 truck. Here’s how it works.
A trio of Peterbilt work truck models now qualify for nearly $9,000 each in buyer assistance incentives from California’s HVIP program when equipped with a near-zero emissions natural gas engine from Cummins.
The first of 27 electric trucks to be deployed in Southern California under a $19.2-million state clean air program has been put into service at a freight depot near Riverside.
Ian Wright plans to clean up the garbage collection industry with his electric powertrains for refuse trucks, a divergent path for a man who helped start luxury electric car maker Tesla Inc.