Nikola Motors announces all-electric version of the semi truck as Tesla Semi changes the game

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on Electrek February 8, 2019 at 02:13PM.)

Nikola Motors, an electric and hydrogen truck startup, is announcing new all-electric versions of their semi trucks in order to compete with Tesla Semi.

The startup first announced plans for a hybrid electric and natural gas semi truck over 3 years ago.

They later changed their plans to hybrid battery-electric and fuel cell hydrogen trucks with plans for a massive hydrogen supply chain and fueling station network.

Later, Tesla unveiled its all-electric semi truck that showed battery-electric class 8 vehicles were viable and it changed many people’s perspectives.

At the time, Nikola Motors mocked Tesla’s effort – arguing that they couldn’t achieve the range that they were claiming on battery-electric only.

Now they are announcing battery-electric versions for two of their truck models:

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This article and images were originally posted on [Electrek] February 8, 2019 at 02:13PM. Credit to the original author and Electrek | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

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