GCN bags deal for 200 hydrogen trucks in China

Alongside its partners in the venture, $360m will be invested into an electric and hydrogen transport manufacturing plant

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Clean transportation company Giga Carbon Neutrality (GCN) has secured a contract to supply 200 electric and hydrogen-powered trucks to China.

The trucks will be provided to the People’s Government of Ejin Horo Banner, with GCN working alongside the Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG) and Sunrise Power to deliver the clean transportation.

Together, the three companies will invest upwards of $360 million (£271m) to build a manufacturing plant to supply customers across China.

Production is expected to begin during the first half of 2022.

CEO of GCN Marty Wade commented: “This a milestone deal for GCN and clean energy commercial transportation.

“We believe it is the amongst the biggest signed with any company for hydrogen and battery electric trucks so far and that it will make GCN one of the leading providers of hydrogen-powered commercial vehicles worldwide.”