TORONTO, Ontario (Jan. 8, 2019) – Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to rise 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel dungeon electric powertrains. This partnership is partial of a $41 million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) extend preliminarily awarded by a California Air Resources Board (CARB), with a Port of Los Angeles as a primary applicant. The extend monies are partial of a incomparable $82 million module that will put fuel dungeon electric tractors, hydrogen fueling infrastructure, and 0 emissions load doing apparatus into operation in a ports and Los Angeles dish in 2020.
The Kenworth T680s will ride load opposite a Los Angeles dish and to internal cities – such as Ontario and San Bernardino – while generating 0 emissions, other than H2O vapor, interjection to their entirely electric hydrogen fuel dungeon powertrain integrations co-developed by Kenworth and Toyota.
“This is an glorious event for Kenworth and Toyota to work together to both try and expostulate a growth of modernized 0 glimmer technologies that will play a vicious purpose in a blurb travel of a future,” pronounced Mike Dozier, Kenworth ubiquitous manager and PACCAR clamp president.
“This is not only a scholarship experiment; a idea is to make a disproportion in society. To mislay wickedness and urge a atmosphere peculiarity in and around a Port of Los Angeles,” pronounced Bob Carter, executive clamp president, Toyota Motor North America.
The Kenworth T680s with a Toyota hydrogen fuel dungeon electric powertrains mix hydrogen gas and atmosphere to furnish electricity. The electricity powers electric motors to pierce a trucks, while also charging a lithium-ion batteries to optimize opening as needed. Sophisticated energy government systems will dispense a electrical energy from a fuel cells to a motors, batteries, and other components, such as electrified energy steering and stop atmosphere compressors. The hydrogen fuel dungeon electric powered Kenworth T680s will have a operation of over 300 miles underneath normal drayage handling conditions.
The module will also account foundational hydrogen fuel infrastructure, including dual new fueling stations that, theme to a final investment preference by Equilon Enterprises LLC (dba Shell Oil Products U.S.), will be grown by Shell Oil Products U.S., to support a operation of a fuel dungeon electric trucks in Southern California.
Toyota (NYSE:TM), creator of a Prius hybrid and a Mirai fuel dungeon vehicle, is committed to building vehicles for a approach people live by a Toyota and Lexus brands. Over a past 60 years, we’ve built some-more than 36 million cars and trucks in North America, where we work 14 production plants (10 in a U.S.) and directly occupy some-more than 47,000 people (more than 37,000 in a U.S.). Our 1,800 North American dealerships (nearly 1,500 in a U.S.) sole scarcely 2.7 million cars and trucks (2.4 million in a U.S.) in 2017 – and about 87 percent of all Toyota vehicles sole over a past 16 years are still on a highway today.
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