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5,000 hydrogen-powered trucks purchased in ‘low single-digit’ billion euro deal
© Clean Logistics
5,000 hydrogen-powered trucks purchased in ‘low single-digit’ billion euro deal
© Clean Logistics

5,000 hydrogen-powered trucks purchased in ‘low single-digit’ billion euro deal

German-headquartered GP Joule announced on Monday (August 8) it will purchase 5,000 40 tonne hydrogen-powered trucks from Clean Logistics over the next five years in a ‘low-single-digit billion euro deal.

Under what GP Joule says is currently the ‘world’s largest’ contract for the supply of heavy-duty hydrogen contract, the Clean Logistics trucks will use heavy semi-trailer tractors equipped with fuel cells, batteries and hydrogen tanks.

The firms have estimated that the 5,000 truck fleet will be able to save over 325,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually, based off a yearly mileage of 100,000km (62,137 miles).

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