Nikola today announced a collaboration with PGT Trucking, an international multi-service flatbed transportation company, to advance electric drive heavy-duty transport. The collaboration includes a Letter of Intent (LOI) to lease 100 Nikola Tre heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) following the satisfactory completion of a Nikola Tre FCEV demonstration program under terms to be agreed to between the parties.
The lease order will include the Nikola Tre FCEV, scheduled maintenance and hydrogen fueling solutions.
Deliveries of the FCEVs to PGT are anticipated to begin in 2023 when production commences at Nikola’s Coolidge, Arizona manufacturing facility.
Designed for longer or continuous metro-regional applications, the Nikola Tre FCEV cabover has an anticipated range up to 500 miles.
PGT’s freight hauling fleet serves the steel, building materials, machinery, oil & gas, raw materials, aluminum and automotive industries.