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From Electrek: Nikola Motor does a 180°, scraps plans for battery-powered truck, turns to...

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    You might remember Nikola Motor for unveiling renderings and estimated specs of the Nikola One, their first electric truck, earlier this year. Or maybe for when they claimed that they received over 7,000 pre-orders worth over $2.3 billion for the vehicle.

    In our last report, we highlighted their weird claim that the vehicle will achieve “zero emissions” despite being powered by both a 320 kWh battery pack and a natural gas range extender, which undoubtedly produces emissions. Today, Nikola Motor explained how they can claim that: they dropped their entire powertrain technology for a new hydrogen fuel cell concept. more…

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    Hmm. If you're going to do a fuel cell, this sounds like the best way to do hydrogen.
     
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    This company just seems like a big joke to me.
     

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