Nikola

  • Nikola Badger

    Electric semi-trailer truck company Nikola is ready to expand into the world of pickup trucks.

  • Anheuser-Busch Nikola Two fuel cell semi
    Budweiser brewer orders 800 Nikola hydrogen-powered semi trucks

    Nikola Motor Company, the startup maker of hydrogen-electric-powered semi-trucks, has received quite an order. On Thursday, Anheuser-Busch announced it plans to purchase up to 800 of the company's semis. The order will effectively replace Anheuser-Busch's entire semi fleet with trucks powered by...

  • Nikola One electric semi truck
    Nikola sues Tesla over patent infringement for Semi

    As if Tesla didn't have enough issues of late, Nikola Motors has filed a lawsuit alleging the company violated patents for its hydrogen-electric semi. Nikola claims the Tesla Semi is "substantially" similar to its own design. In the lawsuit, filed on Tuesday according to Reuters, Nikola esimates...

  • US Marines test Nikola UTV
    Watch US Marines test the electric Nikola UTV

    The United States Marines have a new toy to test in the Nikola UTV, an electric utility task vehicle. New video shows it getting down and dirty as the military folk test it out. We get to see the UTV take on some pretty rough terrain, which the vehicle crosses with little to no resistance. Nikola...

  • Nikola One
    Nikola selects Arizona to manufacture electric semi-trucks

    Nikola has taken a major step toward bringing its extended-range electric semi-trailer truck to market. The company announced on Tuesday that Buckeye, Arizona will be home to its future manufacturing facility. The American startup debuted its One electric semi in December 2016. At that time, Nikola...

  • Nikola One
    Electric news: Bosch and Nikola team up on hydrogen semis, Camel Group invests in Rimac

    Two major movements occurred this week on the alternative-propulsion front. First, Croatian firm Rimac, responsible for the insane Concept_One supercar, announced Chinese battery manufacturer Camel Group has invested $36 million into its future operations. Second, Bosch announced it will join...

  • Nikola One

    It was in June that American electric vehicle startup Nikola turned up out of the blue and announced plans to unveil an electric semi-trailer truck by the end of the year. On Thursday, the company stayed true to its word and presented the One electric semi-trailer Class 8 truck. The Nikola One is an extended-range electric truck, with the company choosing to go with a hydrogen fuel cell as the range-extender. A 320-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery is built into the frame and is charged on the run by the fuel cell. Drive comes purely from an array of six electric motors. Nikola is still light...

  • Nikola Motor Company electric UTV
    Nikola Motor Company reveals wicked all-electric UTV

    Nikola Motor Company is the Utah-based startup that promises to bring the world an extended-range electric semi truck. They say it will have 2,000 horsepower and a massive 1,200-mile range. That's great and all, but it's not here yet. What is here, however, is the company's all-electric...

  • Nikola One natural gas-electric semi truck
    Nikola One electric truck to come with hydrogen fuel cell range-extender

    American electric truck startup Nikola made headlines in June when it announced it had received as many as 7,000 pre-orders for an extended-range electric semi truck claimed to have 2,000 horsepower on tap and a 1,200-mile range. Nikola originally said the truck’s range-extender would be a...

  • Nikola One electric semi truck
    2,000-hp Nikola One electric truck racks up thousands of pre-orders

    Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is no longer the only company out there named after inventor Nikola Tesla. But Nikola (pronounced Neek-oh-la) Motors has a very different product line in mind. The Nikola One is a 2,000-horsepower electric semi truck that uses a natural gas turbine as an onboard generator...

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