Kenworth Developing Hydrogen Fuel Cell T680

By Staff Writer / a couple of months ago

Ready for the fiscal fourth quarter of 2017 is Kenworth’s Hydrogen Fuel Cell T680. The day cab tractor will use this cell and will likely be installed in all future trucks for the company. This project was developed over numerous funding phases and has finally hit it’s prototype phase where the industry can really see what it can do. The project will help meet emissions standards and lead the way in future development performed in the industry.

Key Takeaways:

  • Kenworth is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell version of the T680 day cab for drayage tractor operation at Southern California ports.
  • Kenworth’s hydrogen fuel cell T680 is expected to be ready for initial track and on-road testing in the fourth quarter of this year.
  • ithin the next decade, hybrid-electric powertrains are expected to be required to satisfy emissions regulations in several major U.S. metropolitan areas.

“Kenworth announced it is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell version of the T680 day cab for drayage tractor operation at Southern California ports.”

http://www.greenfleetmagazine.com/channel/hydrogen/news/story/2017/05/kenworth-is-developing-a-hydrogen-fuel-cell-t680.aspx

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