May 11, 2023 - 11:31 am
Nikola to focus on fuel-cell truck production
Nikola will interrupt its truck production in Coolidge (Arizona) to convert the assembly line so that both fuel cell and battery electric vehicles can be produced on the same line in the future. After that, the focus will increasingly shift to fuel cells.
May 9, 2023 - 12:11 pm
Iveco to assume ownership of European truck JV with Nikola
Iveco Group has announced plans to acquire Nikola’s electric truck joint venture in Europe, established in 2019. The deal will cost Iveco $35 million and will effectively buy out Nikola from the European markets. Nikola says it will focus on its US activities.
Apr 26, 2023 - 02:11 pm
Nikola recalls BEV trucks in the USA
Nikola recalls all of its battery-electric trucks manufactured since November 2021 in the US, 364 units in total. Due to a problem with a supplier’s electronic parking brake, there is a risk of the vehicles rolling away unintentionally. Dealers will replace the faulty part.
Feb 23, 2023 - 01:51 pm
Richter Group orders 20 fuel cell trucks from Nikola
Nikola and E.ON have signed a cooperation agreement with logistics provider Richter Group to decarbonise its heavy-duty truck fleet in Germany. As a first step, the logistics provider has ordered 20 Nikola Tre hydrogen-powered trucks.
Feb 10, 2023 - 04:21 pm
Nikola eligible for CARB voucher programme
Nikola has received approval from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its Tre FCEV truck to be eligible for the Board’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) programme.
Dec 18, 2022 - 09:17 pm
Plug Power to use 75 Nikola Tre FCEV for H² logistics
The US fuel cell specialist Plug Power announces that it will buy 75 units of the Nikola Tre FCEV H2 truck within three years and supply customers in North America with green hydrogen using these hydrogen trucks. The first vehicles are to be handed over as early as 2023.
Oct 19, 2022 - 10:53 am
FTP Industrial opens new electric drive plant
FPT Industrial, the powertrain brand of Iveco parent Iveco, has opened a new electric drive factory in Turin, Italy. At full capacity, it will employ about 200 people to produce more than 20,000 electric axles and battery packs per year.
Sep 29, 2022 - 11:50 am
Recall issued for the Nikola Tre in the USA
Nikola has to recall all 93 Nikola Tre battery-electric trucks built to date in the US because improper installation of the seat belt shoulder anchors could reduce protection in a crash. Nikola imports the cabs from Italy, where they are built by manufacturing partner Iveco.
Aug 5, 2022 - 12:27 pm
Nikola delivered 48 electric trucks over Q2
The American electric truck builder Nikola Motor built 50 units of the Tre BEV truck in the second quarter and delivered 48 of them to its dealers. The production rate is to be increased significantly by the end of the year.
Jun 13, 2022 - 01:54 pm
Nikola Tre green lit for incentives across New York State
Nikola Motor announced that its Tre battery-electric truck has been deemed eligible for the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program. The NYTVIP provides impressive financing to those who purchase or lease medium- and heavy-duty battery electric vehicles.
Jun 9, 2022 - 04:12 pm
Walmart trials Freightliner eCascadia and Nikola Tre trucks
US retail giant Walmart this week said it was expanding zero-emission logistics pilots adding Nikola and Daimler Truck’s Freightliner as manufacturers. The heavy-duty electric trucks are part of Walmart’s ongoing efforts to completely decarbonise its global operations by 2040.
Mar 28, 2022 - 01:08 pm
Nikola kicks off production of the Tre
Nikola has started series production of its Tre battery-electric truck at its Coolidge plant in Arizona. The first deliveries are scheduled for the second quarter of 2022.
Jan 26, 2022 - 02:48 pm
Nikola and Corcentric agree on leasing deals for trucks
Nikola and Corcentric Fleet Funding Solutions, have signed an agreement to facilitate sales of Class 8 Nikola Tre BEVs and FCEVs. Corcentric will purchase vehicles and related assets directly from Nikola to offer Nikola customers a bundled lease.
Jan 12, 2022 - 02:43 pm
Covenant Logistics goes for 50 Nikola-Tre trucks
The Covenant Logistics Group, based in Chattanooga in the US state of Tennessee, wants to procure ten battery-electric examples as well as 40 vehicles of the fuel cell variant of the Nikola Tre truck model. So far, this is a letter of intent subject to successful test deployment.
Dec 20, 2021 - 02:44 pm
First Nikola Tre trucks arrive at the Port of L.A.
Nikola has delivered the first units of its Nikola Tre battery-electric truck in the USA. The vehicles went to logistics provider Total Transportation Services (TSSI), which serves the California Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Oct 15, 2021 - 02:14 pm
Nikola signs LoI to supply 100 FCEV trucks to PGT
Nikola Motor has announced a collaboration with international multi-service flatbed transportation company PGT Trucking to advance electric drive heavy-duty transport. This collaboration includes a Letter of Intent to lease 100 Nikola Tre.
Oct 1, 2021 - 01:18 pm
Nikola secures fresh capital via shares
Nikola had already entered into an agreement to sell up to $300 million worth of shares to Tumim Stone Capital in June. Now the electric truck maker has signed a second purchase agreement with the investment bank, bringing the total to $600 million.
Sep 15, 2021 - 04:06 pm
Iveco & Nikola getting closer to truck plant in Germany
Nikola & Iveco gear up for truck production in Germany at the Iveco plant in Ulm as planned. The factory has now been officially presented with the production of the Nikola Tre to begin there this year. The pilot customer in Europe is the Port of Hamburg that will work up to 25 trucks next […]
Sep 2, 2021 - 04:43 pm
Nikola is sourcing fuel cells from Bosch
The electric truck manufacturer Nikola has reached a strategic agreement with Bosch for the production of fuel cells. Among other things, Bosch will supply Nikola with key components that will then be assembled into power modules at the truck maker’s US plant.
Jul 24, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Nikola begins factory construction in Arizona
Nikola Motor has just celebrated the ground-breaking ceremony for its plant in Coolidge in the US state of Arizona, where the Nikola Tre and Nikola Two trucks will initially be produced. Nikola CEO Trevor Milton has also revealed more about the electric pickup Badger.