Nikola Plans Electric Road Tractor for Europe
November 5, 2018
The Tre (“tre” is Norwegian for “three”) was designed “in response to widespread interest from European customers,” but the truck maker noted that this high-cabover model will also be made available in Asia and Australia.
“This truck is a real stunner and long overdue for Europe,” said Nikola Motor Company CEO Trevor Milton. “It will be the first European zero-emission commercial truck to be delivered with redundant braking, redundant steering, redundant 800Vdc batteries, and a redundant 120 kW hydrogen fuel cell, all necessary for true Level 5 autonomy.
“Expect our production to begin around the same time as our U.S.A version in 2022-2023,” he added.
According to the company, the Nikola Tre will offer 500 to 1,000 hp, a 6×4 or 6×2 configuration, and a range of 500 to 1,200 kilometers, depending on options. The Tre will fit within current size and length restrictions for Europe…
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