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Analysis: Daimler driven by distribution efficiencies

Analysis: Daimler driven by distribution efficiencies

Last week saw Daimler reveal its commitment to hydrogen-fuelled heavy-duty trucking with the launch of the Mercedes-Benz GenH2 trucks. It was a development which drew as much interest in both the timeframe for series production of 2025 onwards and its liquid hydrogen propulsion, as the vehicle itself.

I presented a précis of reaction to the announcement just days later for H2 View, based on the understanding that many questioned the motive for liquid hydrogen fuelling.

It’s a topic that continues to spark interest; many appear to have divided opinion over the use of liquid (rather than gaseous) hydrogen, while others question whether there is a more concerning subtext behind that technology route.

One suggestion is that a conscious effort could be at play to slow down the development of hydrogen fuel cell power in the heavy-duty trucking duty sector, by pursuing a fuelling route that is seemingly out of sync with other peers.

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