The Australian Government has announced an additional $150 million in funding for a further two locations under the Clean Hydrogen Industrial Hubs program.
Hydrogen has become the buzzword of 2021. Australia’s Federal Energy Minister, Angus Taylor, has said the green hydrogen industry alone will be a $10 billion per year market within the next 20-30 years.
No-shows from traditional key players aside, one of the most glaring differences in this year’s Brisbane Truck Show from the 2019 version was a notable surge in the presence of alternative fuel technology.
Daimler Trucks has begun rigorous testing of its prototype Mercedes-Benz GenH2, with the hydrogen-powered fuel-cell truck due to be tested on public roads before the year’s end.
Volvo Trucks North America will begin rolling out the first commercially available VNR Electric model from its assembly plant in Virginia from early next year. Read more
With European countries set to legislate internal combustion engines out of existence by 2040 and other countries expected to follow suit, Hyundai has revealed a plan to change the world’s road transport industry using hydrogen fuel cell power. Read more
US Hydrogen start-up Nikola has just announced an order for 2500 TRE battery/electric rigid waste trucks for Republic Services, with an option for up to 5000 units. Read more