Iveco and Nikola agree take care of Hamburg port
Iveco, the industrial autos model of CNH Industrial, and Nikola Company signed a memorandum of understanding with Hamburg Port Authority throughout the inauguration of their three way partnership manufacturing facility in Ulm, Germany.
The settlement states their joint intent to companion in two phases encompassing as much as 25 Tre battery-electric autos (BEV) for supply to the port all through 2022.
The primary part includes testing of the Tre BEVs on the port for transport and logistics operations along with high-performance charging. A extra definitive second part within the undertaking partnership plans to see the complete integration of the BEV autos in port operations, set up of charging infrastructure and on-site service help together with main suppliers. The autos supplied for these two phases would be the US model of the Tre with particular permissions for in-port operation.
CEO Mark Russell stated: “Nikola can also be engaged on an identical programme in the US. A majority of these landmark agreements proceed to bolster the worldwide shift we’re seeing towards a brand new zero-emission future.”
Designed to be a high-performance, zero-emission long-haul truck, the Tre relies on the Iveco S-Means truck platform with an electrical axle co-designed and produced by FPT Industrial and can function Nikola’s superior electrical and gas cell expertise, along with key parts supplied by Bosch.