Hino Trucks reveals XL8 fuel cell electric truck prototype

Hino Trucks reveals XL8 fuel cell electric truck prototype

Hino Trucks first announced it was working on the hydrogen-fueled prototype in 2020.

Hino Trucks revealed its first Class 8 Hino XL8 prototype powered by a hydrogen fuel cell electric drivetrain at the 2021 ACT Expo in Long Beach, California.

“From our Project Z announcement last October, we have received significant interest from customers, and now we have something tangible to show them in our prototype FCEV,” said Bob Petz, senior vice president of vehicle and parts sales at Hino Trucks.

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