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Toyota-Kenworth hydrogen-powered fuel cell truck capabilities ‘proven’ in trial
© Toyota & Kenworth
Toyota-Kenworth hydrogen-powered fuel cell truck capabilities ‘proven’ in trial
© Toyota & Kenworth

Toyota-Kenworth hydrogen-powered fuel cell truck capabilities ‘proven’ in trial

Toyota Motor North America and Kenworth Truck Company have today (September 22) said a project has “proved” their jointly designed, hydrogen-powered heavy-duty class 8 fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) can match the performance of diesel.

It comes after the completion of their operations in the Zero and Near-Zero Emission Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) Shore to Store project at the Port of Los Angeles, which tested 10 Toyota-Kenworth T680 FCEV truck, codenamed Ocean.

Using a 2017 diesel engine operating around 200 miles a day as baseline, Toyota and Kenworth say the T680 has a range of approximately 300 miles when fully loaded to 37,200kg with no downtime between shifts for charging.

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