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March 21, 2023

“The makers of Australia’s first locally designed and built hydrogen-powered truck say it will be towing cars and potentially collecting garbage this year in a rollout they believe could spur a shift away from highly polluting diesel vehicles. Hyzon Motors says the 27-tonne truck it will unveil at its headquarters in Noble Park, in Melbourne’s south-east, on Monday is an Australian first and shows the trucking industry can go green.”“We’re making it very clear that we’ve got a product now, the first product that’s been designed locally, that’s ready to go into market,” said John Edgley, Hyzon’s Melbourne-based international president. “That will give more confidence that actually we can start transitioning these big fleets in companies that have thousands and thousands of these trucks.”Electric models made up 10 per cent of new car sales globally last year, but heavy vehicles have been harder to turn green. The US-headquartered Hyzon is one of several start-ups betting that hydrogen fuel cells are a more viable option than rechargeable batteries, which are large and heavy, and need downtime for recharging.”Click here to read the full article.

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