Nikola Corporation, via the HYLA brand, said that in 2023 it produced 42 and wholesaled 35 Class 8 Nikola hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). Of the seven trucks produced but not wholesaled, three are being used in an extended field test with a fleet partner; two are in continued validation and engineering; and two are being used for service training/customer demos, Nikola said.
“Our pioneering spirit is what made it possible to wholesale these 35 trucks to our dealers for customers in the U.S. and Canada,” Nikola CEO Steve Girsky said. “We thank our employees, customers and partners for this achievement, and look forward to delivering more trucks in 2024.”
Nikola said its FCEV features a range of up to 500 miles and an estimated fueling time as low as 20 minutes. The company believes its truck is among the longest ranges of all commercially available zero tailpipe emission Class 8 trucks, with applications ranging from drayage and intermodal to metro-regional truckload and less-than-truckload to certain specialized hauling use cases.